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Last night's election win by Australia's Coalition government has dealt a blow to the hopes of more than 800 refugees stuck on Pacific Islands, RNZ Pacific's Johnny Blades writes.
New Zealanders being held in Australian detention centres will get the chance to share their stories live on-screen at an international art fair from tomorrow. Audio
New Zealanders detained in Australia are on a hunger strike because of the tightening of rules in the visitors policy at Villawood detention centre. Audio
The White House has backtracked on a promise to honour a refugee deal with Australia, saying President Donald Trump is still considering whether it will go ahead.
Two Iranian men who were injured by police in Papua New Guinea have returned to court after being arrested for a second time.
A New Zealand detainee's mentally ill wife was left to look after their children while he was held in Australia.
Asylum-seekers in Papua New Guinea's Manus Island are reported to have briefly expelled all security guards from two compounds in the Lombrum detention centre.
Protesters who forced a suspension of yesterday's question time have again breached security at Parliament House in Canberra.
Close to 40 people protesting against Australia's detention centres suspended question time in Canberra after supergluing themselves to railings.
The number of people held in Australian detention facilities after committing crimes has fallen, but numbers on Christmas Island has increased.
Protestors gathered at Parliament today to call on the government to step up and put pressure on the Australian government on its use of offshore detention camps. Audio
New Zealander immigration detainees across the Tasman are held in a preventive detention usually reserved for serial killers, says an Australian professor. Audio
An ill detainee wanting to be sent back to New Zealand fears he will die behind bars, as Australia blocks him from leaving because he's a witness in a trial.
Deportees blamed for the Christmas Island riot and kicked out of Australia six months ago are bracing themselves to be dragged back to face charges.
A father of three is about to become the first New Zealander to return to Australia after winning his visa back. Video
Former 501 detainee Adam Taylor has won his appeal to return to Perth. He joins Checkpoint. Video, Audio
A heart attack has been ruled out as the cause of New Zealand detainee Rob Peihopa's death, Green MP Marama Davidson says she has been told. Video, Audio
The family of Rob Peihopa, a New Zealander who died in an Australian detention centre, is calling for answers about what caused his death. Marama Davidson joins Checkpoint. Video, Audio
Australian police are denying claims by immigration detainees that four men have been arrested over the death of New Zealander Robert Peihopa.
New Zealanders make up 10.3 percent of those in Australian detention centres, second only to Iranians, official figures show.