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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.
125 years ago today Aotearoa New Zealand became the first country in the world to grant all women the right to vote.
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.
Broadcaster Heather Du Plessis-Allan said Pacific Island countries are "leeches" on New Zealand. An avalanche of outrage and insults followed. Was there anything to her original claim?
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake has shaken Fiji, hitting 101km east-southeast of Suva, according to the US Geological Survey.
Our aunties, mothers, grandmothers, our tinÄ. The women around us: they raise us, they nurture us, they teach us, they care for us - and they care for each other.
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 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.
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.
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Engineer Sifa Pole is helping to rebuild his Pacific homeland nail by nail, roof by roof, and house by house.
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.
World Vision is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to resettle all refugee children detained on Nauru, but she says her hands are tied.
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.