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Analysis - In touting its new "elevated" engagement in the Pacific, Indonesia has been eager to stress it will work within New Zealand and Australia's efforts in the region, writes Mackenzie Smith.
Vanuatu's internal affairs minister says his government was not told by China what, if any, charges were laid against six people who were deported from the country last week.
The British High Commissioner to New Zealand and Samoa says the UK stepped back too much from the Pacific in the past.
The main organisation advancing West Papuan independence abroad has committed to ending the use of child soldiers by armed rebels fighting under its flag.
Indonesia will use a landmark business and trade exposition next week in New Zealand to launch a fresh diplomatic push in the Pacific.
Samoan officials say the expulsion of misbehaving seasonal workers from New Zealand and the blacklisting of their villages in Samoa, is a one-off.
A rebel group waging war against the Indonesian state in West Papua claims it's using child soldiers within its ranks. Audio
Tokelau's village councils are considering a site for a runway on the atolls, its leader says, re-igniting controversial plans for air services to the territory.
New Zealand authorities are investigating a prominent Samoan church with links to a cryptocurrency labelled as a fraudulent pyramid scheme.
Niue is building a new multi-million dollar parliament funded by New Zealand, which will replace its aging and cyclone-weathered Fale Fono.
Efforts are underway in Vanuatu to repatriate dozens of Bangladesh migrants who say they were trafficked there. Audio
Chinese developers in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) are facing increasing opposition from local communities, with one company blaming racism for setbacks it has faced there.
A billion-dollar global cryptocurrency scheme labelled a scam has targeted New Zealand's Samoan community, according to three people who claim they were cheated out of tens of thousands of dollars. Audio
Two Samoan churches which allegedly invested in a banned cryptocurrency are being investigated for money laundering, the country's central bank says. Audio
At least one Samoan church has been implicated in a global multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency scheme authorities say is a fraudulent scam.
Papua New Guinea's government was forced to pay out hundreds of thousands of dollars to protesting landowners in the Eastern Highlands on Sunday after they cut off the water supply to a major…
A mining company in French Polynesia claims the government plans to introduce a new mining code next week. Audio
Niue's High Court has ruled that state-owned company Vaiea Farm must obtain the proper consents before pushing ahead with a controversial water bottling project. Audio
Fiji has told a UN meeting that it's committed to improving the security of peacekeepers serving overseas and welcoming more women to its ranks.
Shahin Khan came to Vanuatu chasing his hopes and dreams, and a means to provide for his family in Bangladesh.
A Fijian UN peacekeeper was dismissed from duty last year after engaging in sexual exploitation while stationed in Lebanon, official records show.
Tonga's Prime Minister, 'Akilisi Pohiva, has claimed a royal princess used her shareholding in a private company to take nearly $US50 million intended for the government, court documents show.
New Zealand is looking to urgently strengthen health systems in the Pacific, as it faces a growing burden from at-risk neighbours.
The Solomon Islands Foreign Minister, Milner Tozaka, has dismissed concerns a regional free trade agreement will hurt Pacific economies.
Touted as the first tripartite aid project in the Pacific involving China, Te Mato Vai was meant to be about working together, yet it has proven to be anything but.