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Many in Ōtepoti/Dunedin's 4000 strong Pacific Island community believe the government could do more to help them thrive in the south of the South Island.
Oamaru's sizeable Pasifika community - proportionally higher than in Auckland - sees housing, jobs, culturally responsive education and health accessibility as priorities this election.
The Cook Islands LGBT+ association is citing the country's Constitution as it seeks to stop laws discriminating against gay men. Audio
New Zealand's election season kicked off proper in Wellington last night as debate fired up over a Pacific travel bubble. Audio
Villages in Papua New Guinea's remote highlands are bucking the global trend of increased isolation brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Audio
Pasifika and Maori scientists continue to be "severely under-represented" in New Zealand universities and Crown Research Institutes, according to new research.
A Niuean climate change expert is due to brief the UN Security Council overnight on climate issues facing the Pacific.
Pasifika directors will be looking to make their mark when New Zealand's International Film Festival gets underway next week. Video, Audio
Outrage at the violent death of a woman in Papua New Guinea, allegedly at the hands of her partner, has renewed calls for something to be done to stem pervasive domestic violence. Audio
With half of Fiji's population experiencing some kind of hardship induced by Covid-19, civil society organisations are warning a humanitarian crisis looms. Audio
New Zealand's Pasifika population is twice as likely as Pākehā to experience harm from gambling. Audio
George Floyd's death at the hands of US police has galvanised activism around the world including an outpouring of support from the Pasifika community in New Zealand. Audio
Three controversial bills before Samoa's parliament may finally be receiving the public consultation required to proceed to a third reading. Audio
Upending of the economy and society by the Covid-19 pandemic could be an opportunity to reset the New Zealand economy in a more equitable way for Pasifika.
The Speaker of New Zealand's parliament wants his fellow officials to better appreciate their place in the Pacific.
An attack on Samoa's deputy prime minister by her boss was a breach of almost every Fa'a Samoa protocol, according to a lawyer and former Attorney General.
Samoa's government is seeking to pass legislation that would undermine the country's Constitution, according to the local law society.
Samoa's government is using the Covid-19 pandemic to covertly make changes to the country's Constitution and its judiciary, according to the president of the Samoa Law Society.
The scale of Cyclone Harold's impact continues to be revealed, days after last week's storm.
The ongoing criminalisation of homosexuality around Oceania was the focus for the Pacific community at Saturday's Our-March in Auckland. Video
In New Zealand, leaders from Dunedin's Samoan community have met with management of the local paper to express the hurt and harm caused by a cartoon making light of the Samoa measles epidemic. Audio
In the late 1800s, Tokelau's population plummeted to 85 people, because of slavery. Audio
A villager in American Samoa says it's "heart-breaking" to see Leone still hasn't recovered from the tsunami 10 years ago. Audio
First Person - For the 10th anniversary of the tsunami that killed 180 people across Polynesia, Dominic Godfrey returned to the Samoas to see how his ancestral home lands had recovered. Audio
Young males in the Cook Islands are twice as likely to be sexually abused as those in New Zealand, according to a recent study.