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A new legal framework to support climate-displaced people and guarantee their human rights is being served up ahead of COP28. Audio
Pacific leaders have taken different positions on the issue of mining of the ocean floor for minerals. While some are calling for a total ban, others view it as an opportunity.
Visitors to the Cook Islands are being encouraged to look beyond the picture perfect postcard and give back to the environment when holidaying there. Audio
The US representative to the United Nations says the United States is committed to delivering on climate financing for the Pacific. Audio
Pacific Islands Forum leaders have emerged from their retreat on Aitutaki with their outcomes document, confirming controversial ex-Nauru president as the regional organisation's new top diplomat.
RNZ Pacific has confirmed from multiple sources that Nauru's president David Adeang has departed the Cook Islands just 24 hours after he walked out of a plenary meeting in Rarotonga.
The wounds of last year's rift at the Pacific Islands Forum has been reopened after a dramatic walkout by the Nauru President David Adeang, followed by a no-show for the leaders retreat on Aitutaki.
A pro-Palestine protest is taking place outside the main auditorium where the 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting is taking place in Rarotonga. Audio
Signs of potential disagreements are starting to surface at the Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting in the Cook Islands.
The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting opening ceremony erupted with song, dance and the fierce drumming performances involving hundreds of Cook Island children. Audio
A number of Pacific leaders have attended a church service together on the eve of the 52nd Pacific Islands Forum in Rarotonga, Sunday local time.
The 52nd Pacific Islands Forum in Cook Islands this week is causing quite a buzz around the main island Rarotonga and especially at the bustling Punanga Nui Market.
Exclusive - Frank Bainimarama is concerned for Fijian troops in the Middle East after the majority of Pacific states voted against a UN resolution for a ceasefire between Israeli forces and Hamas…
Vanuatu has been hit by three cyclones in eight months. The latest has affected more than 10,000 households and destroyed some, along with schools.
Reports are emerging of widespread damage in Vanuatu's northern provinces, where Cyclone Lola first made landfall on Tuesday.
Red Cross Vanuatu is concerned it does not have enough relief to support people through the category 5 Cyclone Lola which is moving through Northern Vanuatu.
Cyclone Lola is heading towards northern Vanuatu and is expected to hit the second largest city Luganvile at midday Tuesday as heavy rain and gale force winds descend across the region.
The Pacific Lawyers Association is concerned Pacific women are the most discriminated against group within the legal profession in NZ.
Tongan church group attempting to flee Israel is "disappointed" the New Zealand govt is charging people for the repatriation flight which doesn't bring them back home.
A New Zealand-based church group is attempting to flee Israel by bus with the help of the Tongan Consulate hours before a lockdown.
Fiji has welcomed 243 passengers back on Pacific soil this morning after a successful repatriation flight from Tel Aviv, Israel.
Pacific youth and first time voters in Aotearoa feel forgotten and ill equipped ahead of the election. Audio
Some Pacific and Māori school leavers are concerned they're being failed by a "lack of civic education" in New Zealand.
The Pacific Election 2023 debate kicked off with one of the most pressing issues for Pacific communties - an amnesty for overstayers.