A Pacific elder and former secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum says Pacific leaders need to sit up and pay closer attention to AUKUS and the Indo-Pacific Strategy and China’s response to them. Speaking from Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, Dame Meg Taylor said Pacific leaders were being sidelined in major geopolitical decisions […]
On World Water Day, March 22, David Kakiakia explained his hope for Kiribati, which is suffering from severe drought. Kiribati has the highest infant mortality rates in the Pacific linked directly to unsafe drinking water, according to Childfund. The country has very low ground water which is contaminated by salt and rubbish. Climate change is making […]
China helping PNG's fight against illegal drugs; Vanuatu chiefs want presidency; and increase in HIV in Fiji.
The Northern Marianas government has been awarded $US450,000 to keep the invasive brown tree snake from its shores.
The Cook Islands tourism sector is calling for direct flights to Rarotonga from Sydney and Los Angeles.
Drought hits Tuvalu; thousands of RAT kits going to Tonga; and PNG football team set for Singapore challenge
Floods struck Sorong City, West Papua following heavy rains early this week.
The chief justice of Vanuatu has ordered the amendment of a constitutional application against the dissolution of Vanuatu's parliament to exclude the president of the republic from the case.
A New Zealand airline is releasing $799 all-you-can-fly tickets, giving purchasers three months to travel as often as they like with the airline.
Alcoholic beverage company, Paradise Beverages Ltd, has performed a U-turn on relocating the production of its Samoan brand Vailima Beer from Samoa to Fiji.
The new Papua New Guinea Cabinet will include a Minister for Coffee.
Scores of homes near the Vanuatu capital which were deemed illegal dwellings were destroyed on Tuesday following a court-ordered eviction.
Several changes to Fiji sevens team; PNG Hunters to play at home; and Cricket deal with for PNG and Vanuatu
Five electoral petitions and one application for a recount have been filed at the High Court in the Cook Islands.
Brazilian Miguel Pupo has beaten Tahiti's Kauli Vaast to win the Outerknown Tahiti Pro in epic surf at Teahupo'o.
Cruise ship tourism in New Caledonia will resume in the autumn after a two-and-a-half year disruption due to covid-19.
The Ta'u Island underwater volcano causing earthquakes in American Samoa's Manu'a island group will not produce an eruption like that seen at Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai in January, says a volcanologist.
New Zealand's foreign minister Nanaia Mahuta is launching a new strategy during her visit to Tonga, which outlines how decisions will be made to spend the $1.3 billion New Zealand pledged for climate finance ahead of last year's UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
It's official! Tahiti will host all surfing events for the Paris 2024 Olympics.
A former leader of Kiribati warns the crisis involving the country's government and the courts has left the island nation with a "dysfunctional judiciary" and put a question mark over its democratic system.
The office of the French Polynesian president says it wants to honour the memory of Bruno Barrillot who was the head of French Polynesia's body looking at the aftermath of France's nuclear weapons tests.
A coordinated effort is underway in Tonga to resolve the Kingdom's lack of access to clean water supplies in the aftermath of natural disasters and covid-19.