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The Chinese Embassy in NZ is disputing allegations made by Uyghurs living here that many of their friends and families are disappearing from their homeland back in China's Xinjiang region.
A Wallis and Futuna master dancer in New Zealand hopes to broaden people's perspectives on traditional Uvean dance. Steev Laufilitoga Maka is midway through the Pacific Dance Artist residency at...
For Samoan actor, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, his dream has just come true, having been cast as the lead role in a Hollywood film about Hawaii's King Kamehameha. Audio
Tagaloatele Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop's philosophy is that there is always work to be done. "I guess when I look back, where did the years go? But you do have to move... Audio
Crew take on traditional navigation voyage from NZ to Norfolk Island Video
The Creative New Zealand Pacific Arts Strategy is close to being completed this month for launch in September.
Kiribati ancestral artefacts dating back a century were put out on display as part of language week celebrations in New Zealand this week.
A former Labour MP leads the list of Pacific people recognised in this years Queens Birthday Honours list in New Zealand.
The Samoan community is still reeling from last weekend's unrest on the island of Savaii.
Generations of Samoans have grown up listening to the music of Punialava'a, a sextet that has churned out many hit songs over 50 years.
The struggle for more acceptance and tolerance of transgender and LGBT communities within largely religious and conservative Pacific communities has been highlighted in a new film winning the hearts… Video
It's a small island of only about 2000 people partway between Fiji's main islands and Tuvalu, but despite its size the Fiji dependency of Rotuma has its own unique language... Video, Audio
Some famous Pacific faces are among contestants pushed to their limits in the New Zealand survivor-style TV series, Game of Bros.
There have been a range of reactions from New Zealand's Pacific community over anti-gay comments made Australia's highest-profile rugby player, Israel Folau.
A family's efforts to rekindle the lost tradition of tapa-making is being celebrated as part of New Zealand's women's suffrage commemorations.
The magic of storytelling island-style has seen audiences return in droves to see a popular Pacific comedy group for performances at this month's Auckland Arts Festival. Video
Pacific women and their challenges in coping with climate change have been highlighted in a new Commonwealth anthology.
The sights and sounds of the Pacific rings across Western Springs in Auckland today as the Pasifika Festival, the biggest Pacific cultural event of its kind in the world, gets underway.
The future of Samoa's copra industry is getting a further boost after a new joint venture was signed this month with US-based soap company Dr Bronner's.
The latest group of Samoan nationals convicted and deported from the United States arrived back this week, ready for a fresh start.
Close to 100,000 people are expected to attend the largest secondary school Polynesian festival on the planet this week in Auckland.
Some Pacific nations have been briefed on innovative tools they could use to try to combat mosquito-borne illnesses.
The Pacific Community says it's concerned about outbreaks of dengue fever in the region becoming harder to combat.
More Pacific people are appealing against deportation from New Zealand on humanitarian health grounds.
Students, staff and contractors are shocked at the sudden closure of an Auckland Pacific college, with many struggling to pay the bills just before Christmas.