The French Polynesian president says he is rejecting rumours that his government is to face a no-confidence motion from within the ruling Tahoeraa Huiraatira Party.
The Nauru government has condemned a recent attack on young refugees, saying it will not tolerate any such violence.
Australia says it will give Fiji just under eight million US dollars to support job creation and local business in Fiji.
A House Representative seeking re-election in next Tuesday's election says the government workforce needs to be reduced.
National Guard troops arriving in a Hawaii town threatened by a slow-moving river of molten lava have been greeted with cheers by residents.
Tonga's Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from a former police inspector against his conviction over the killing of New Zealand policeman Kali Fungavaka.
Health authorities in Solomon Islands say the country's measles outbreak is slowly coming under control.
Australia and Fiji have jointly announced they will exchange High Commissioners.
Austria and the Czech Republic are to provide loans for the redevelopment of Goroka Provincial Hospital in Papua New Guinea's Eastern Highlands.
The French Polynesian president has ruled out tax increases in the next budget as his administration is trying to revive the economy hit by a long decline.
Fiji's Director of Public Prosecutions says assault in police custody is not a new problem in Fiji.
Radio New Zealand is rejecting claims its reporting of the Fiji elections was racist, unbalanced, and inaccurate.
The Fiji-Australia Business Council has welcomed the full restoration of diplomatic relations between the two countries, saying it represents a new dawn.
There is a dispute in New Caledonia over a planned hike of the gaming tax after the Congress approved changes to bolster revenue.
Samoa's Ministry of Health says it is looking to boost its border control and is preparing a new health declaration form which will alert authorities to anyone arriving with symptoms of viruses such as Ebola.
There are plans to stage a rally in Port Moresby this weekend to fight the Papua New Guinea government's plans to build a major road link through the southern provinces into the Highlands.
There have been repeated delays to announcing the final list of candidates for the election in Solomon Islands due on November the 19th.
The Honiara Magistrates Court in Solomon Islands has acquitted a former member of parliament for South Guadalcanal, David Dei Pacha, of two counts of conversion and abuse of office.
Niue's police chief says a nine-year old American boy allegedly abducted by his father and taken to sea from Seattle is well and being looked after by locals.
A House of Representatives candidate in American Samoa says the territory should look at having businesses other than the fishing industry.
National guard troops are on their way to Hawaii's Big Island, as a river of molten lava continues to creep towards a main road.
Fiji's Chief Justice says the newly elected government will abolish the death penalty from its military code next year.
A Pacific consultant says some other Pacific Islands Forum members may well agree with Fiji's stance on Australia and New Zealand taking a backseat in the Forum.
A nine year old American boy allegedly kidnapped by his father has been found safe in Niue.
An American Samoa Government official is to face charges in a federal court in Washington D.C.
The only hospital in the Northern Marianas will be able to treat more children, after hiring more pediatricians.
Several villages in Samoa have received funding from Japan to construct new school buildings.
Fijian-born flyer Henry Speight will make his international rugby debut for Australia against the Barbarians at Twickenham this weekend.
The President of Vanuatu's champion Amicale football club says the side is now looking to use players from around the region to take the next step in their goal for OFC supremacy.
Fiji has called for better access to the Australian market by extending the SPARTECA agreement which is due to expire at the end of the year.
The Tonga Women's Football team not only lost on the field but they have now lost a large amount of its football gear after an overnight theft at their accommodation in the town of Kokopo in Papua New Guinea.
Nearly 300 women have shown an interest in playing in the Guam Football Association's Soccer Moms League Fall season.
Samoa's Polynesian Airlines is allowed to continue flights between American Samoa's Tutuila and Manu'a for another month.
PNG's Sustainable Development Program says legal attempts by the Government to stop the company regaining control of its shareholding in the Ok Tedi mine, have failed.
A Fijian academic says Australia and New Zealand should remain in the Pacific Islands Forum despite what she calls Fiji's bullying tactics.
A trial is underway in the Vanuatu Supreme Court contesting Alain Liu's sacking as chairman of the board of Airport Vanuatu Limited.