Pacific headlines with summaries.
New Zealand's prime minister says he is not concerned about Fiji's military receiving shipments of weapons donated by Russia.
Vanuatu's southern Tafea province has been given the all clear as tropical cyclone Winston moves away from the country, but it now looks like it will curve back up towards Fiji.
Australia's prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has announced a new minister for international development and the Pacific in a cabinet reshuffle.
Vanuatu's new government has announced a contractor for the emergency upgrade of the country's main international airport, with work expected to begin within weeks.
A motion of no confidence against Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama was defeated in Parliament on Friday.
Samoa's Electoral Commissioner's office has released the names of 171 candidates contesting next months general election.
American Samoa's Lieutenant Governor, Lemanu Peleti Mauga, says the territory now has confirmed cases of the Zika virus.
The Fiji met office says tropical cyclone Winston has been upgraded to a category four system.
Doctors at a Brisbane hospital have refused to release a one-year-old girl, badly burnt at a detention centre on Nauru, until they are happy with where she will live.
The Tonga Amateur Sports Association and National Olympic Committee says the country needs to work together in preparations for hosting the 2019 Pacific Games.
The Papua New Guinea Hunters are looking forward to bigger crowds when the new Queensland Cup rugby league season kicks off next month.
Negotiations are underway for a second consignment of arms to the Fijian military from Russia.
A leading Cook Islands health official says the country remains a safe haven from the mosquito borne Zika virus, but there is no room for complacency.
Australia has been urged to stop shedding responsibility for the resettlement for refugees on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island.
Vanuatu's new prime minister is an accomplished and well respected figure in the country's politics, according to the head of a Pacific think tank.
American Samoa is enduring sweltering heat with elderly people saying this is the hottest weather they've ever experienced in the territory.
A new offer from the Pacific to the United States on tuna fishing will still leave the region out of pocket, the head of the Forum Fisheries Agency says.
Tropical cyclone Winson continues to pass through the Pacific and is expected to pass close to the Vanuatu islands of Tanna, Erromango and Aneityum.
The new elected Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai, has stressed the importance of unity among the country's politicians.
More than 5 percent of kids from Fiji's 400 schools are continuously absent.