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    Winston Peters to Pacific nations: 'Face your debts'

    Winston Peters to Pacific nations: 'Face your debts'


    New Zealand has carried out a major reset of its approach to the Pacific, but Foreign Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand can't fix the region's problems alone - the island nations need to face up to their...

    New Zealand has carried out a major reset of its approach to the Pacific, but Foreign Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand can't fix the region's problems alone - the island nations need to face up to their debt.
    Claim HMS Endeavour is found, solving one of the great maritime mysteries

    Claim HMS Endeavour is found, solving one of the great maritime mysteries


    Marine archaeologists believe they have finally identified the resting place of HMS Endeavour, the ship James Cook commanded to New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery, an achievement that would solve one of the greatest maritime mysteries of all...

    Marine archaeologists believe they have finally identified the resting place of HMS Endeavour, the ship James Cook commanded to New Zealand on his first voyage of discovery, an achievement that would solve one of the greatest maritime mysteries of all time.
    Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands

    Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Solomon Islands


    A magnitude 6.5 earthquake has hit the Solomon Islands, the US Geological Survey...

    A magnitude 6.5 earthquake has hit the Solomon Islands, the US Geological Survey reports.
    Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Fiji

    Magnitude 7.8 quake hits off Fiji


    A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has shaken Fiji, hitting 101km east-southeast of Suva, according to the US Geological...

    A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has shaken Fiji, hitting 101km east-southeast of Suva, according to the US Geological Survey.
    The Outlook for Someday 2018: Uapōifalemalu

    The Outlook for Someday 2018: Uapōifalemalu


    Our aunties, mothers, grandmothers, our tinā. The women around us: they raise us, they nurture us, they teach us, they care for us - and they care for each...

    Our aunties, mothers, grandmothers, our tinā. The women around us: they raise us, they nurture us, they teach us, they care for us - and they care for each other.
    PM Jacinda Ardern leader steals limelight in Nauru

    PM Jacinda Ardern leader steals limelight in Nauru


    Leaders in the Pacific were in Nauru to forge new agreements on climate change and other pressing regional issues, but it was Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her absent baby who stole the...

    Leaders in the Pacific were in Nauru to forge new agreements on climate change and other pressing regional issues, but it was Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her absent baby who stole the limelight.
    Pacific leaders expected to sign new security agreement in Nauru

    Pacific leaders expected to sign new security agreement in Nauru


    Pacific leaders meeting in Nauru are expected to sign a security agreement addressing climate change and crimes such as drug smuggling and illegal fishing that cross...

    Pacific leaders meeting in Nauru are expected to sign a security agreement addressing climate change and crimes such as drug smuggling and illegal fishing that cross borders.
    'Insolent' Chinese official tried to 'bully' leaders at Pacific Islands Forum

    'Insolent' Chinese official tried to 'bully' leaders at Pacific Islands Forum


    Tensions over China and refugees ran high at a meeting of Pacific leaders after host Nauru accused a Chinese official of bullying and temporarily detained a New Zealand...

    Tensions over China and refugees ran high at a meeting of Pacific leaders after host Nauru accused a Chinese official of bullying and temporarily detained a New Zealand journalist.
    Aus immigration minister's exit could present opportunity for refugees

    Aus immigration minister's exit could present opportunity for refugees


    Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman says Peter Dutton's move to Australia's back bench could present an opportunity for the refugees detained in the...

    Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman says Peter Dutton's move to Australia's back bench could present an opportunity for the refugees detained in the Pacific.
    Jacinda Ardern: NZ can't save kids detained on Nauru

    Jacinda Ardern: NZ can't save kids detained on Nauru


    World Vision is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to resettle all refugee children detained on Nauru, but she says her hands are...

    World Vision is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to resettle all refugee children detained on Nauru, but she says her hands are tied.
    Powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake strikes in the Pacific near Tonga and Fiji

    Powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake strikes in the Pacific near Tonga and Fiji


    A powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean close to the islands of Tonga and Fiji on Sunday, the US Geological Survey...

    A powerful magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean close to the islands of Tonga and Fiji on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGC) said. 
    Calls for PM to bring Nauru refugee kids to NZ

    Calls for PM to bring Nauru refugee kids to NZ


    As Nauru gears up for a controversial Pacific Island Forum meeting, there are calls for the prime minister to resettle more than 100 children detained on the tiny...

    As Nauru gears up for a controversial Pacific Island Forum meeting, there are calls for the prime minister to resettle more than 100 children detained on the tiny island.