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Timor-Leste could face another election next year after the new government suffered a defeat in parliament on Tuesday.
Tuvalu's prime minister has reacted to President Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement with indignation, a reaction shared by many Pacific leaders. Audio
Four Nepalese men are stuck on a rickety boat in Micronesia nearly a year after they were given refugee status.
New Zealand scientists researching deep seas off the Cook Islands say they've gleaned valuable information about the make-up and biodiversity of the area. Audio
The Pacific is likely to see more teamwork involving China such as the Chinese-New Zealand partnership to pipe water around Rarotonga.
A former senior member of the Fiji government Pio Tikoduadua says he had concerns about its direction before the landmark polls in 2014.
There's hope the tide is turning on the flow of people leaving Niue for brighter lights, jobs and other opportunities offshore. Audio
Efforts are under way to save Rarotonga's Muri Lagoon, but there are fears they are too little, too late.
A Vanuatu food company giving overseas seasonal workers a taste of home is set to increase its workforce as sales rise. Audio
New Zealand's Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy has arrived in Niue.
US president Donald Trump's aim to have the US at "the top of the pack" is among the Marshall Islands' concerns as it heads to court again over nuclear disarmament.
Trauma is still rife and life remains hard for many of the survivors of Cyclone Winston which hit Fiji a year ago.
Lisa Allan has a strong feeling she once travelled with ancient Polynesian mariners from Rapa Nui to New Zealand.
The axing of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's shortwave service to the Pacific has been met with dismay in the region.
Christmas carols helped villagers in Fiji's Rewa River delta get through as floodwaters churned around them on Tuesday evening.
On December the 5th 2006, Ben Daveta was a boy of twelve living in Nadi when he heard a live broadcast from the Fijian capital Suva announcing the military take-over. Audio
Pacific island countries have called for help in dealing with refugees at a major UN gathering in New York.
A police round-up of opposition leaders and union officials in Fiji is being described as political persecution.
The world's development goals won't be achieved unless there's attention to violence against women and girls the Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland has warned.
The Opposition in Fiji has called on New Zealand to harden up on the Fiji government because it says it's operating under a democratic facade.
Prime Minister John Key says he and his Fijian counterpart will have to agree to disagree on Fiji's blacklisting of some New Zealand journalists.
The New Zealand prime minister, John Key, has arrived in Fiji for a landmark visit, marking an end to a decade of mostly fractious relations between the two countries.
The use of the word "Fijian" to describe all people in multi-racial Fiji is still a touchy subject, despite campaigns to push its use.
A heritage aid worker says Fiji's historic town of Levuka needs engineers and materials to help rebuild historic homes and infrastructure which were damaged during Cyclone Winston.
RNZ International's Sally Round joined an Air Force aid drop in remote parts of Fiji, and found a desperate need for more food. Audio