Reports from Samoa say police are investigating an incident yesterday in which a police sergeant was shot in his left thigh.
31 babies born to asylum-seeker parents in Australia will be allowed to stay on the mainland as part of a one-off arrangement.
A watchdog group, Transparency Solomon Islands, is recommending the new minister for logging resign any directorships to ensure there is no conflict of interest.
Polynesian Airlines plans to resume flights to Samoa's bigger island Savai'i in the new year.
Vanuatu's international airports on Efate and Santo have been boosted by equipment provided by New Zealand.
Australia's Greens say more aid cuts announced this week mean Australia is effectively robbing its neighbours.
The Oceania Hockey Federation is working behind the scenes to ensure it has at least one representative at the next round of the World League event.
Australia is to provide infrastructure kits for 30 schools in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
A mystery swimmer who swam ashore in northern Vanuatu has been identified as Thomas Sindbeg Erickson, who says he is a Dutch national.
American Samoa's governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga wants U.S. Department of Interior support on fisheries issues because its tuna canneries are under threat.
Fiji says strengthening ties with overseas defence forces will help the country defend itself against any internal security threats.
Vanuatu is to take up the presidency of the Council of Ministers of the African Caribbean and Pacific group of nations that receive aid from Europe.
An attempt in Kiribati to stop government control of public media has failed as the opposition had been pushing for amendments to the Broadcasting and Publications Authority Act.
A prominent businesswoman in Samoa says the Samoa Prime Minister is a strong supporter of women getting into politics.
The head of World Vision Australia says recent aid cuts by the Australian government are immoral, absolutely historic in their devastation and will cost lives.
The Solomon Islands government is shepherding emergency legislation through parliament this afternoon to ensure it has funding available for the next three months.
A New Zealand-based academic who specialises in Fiji land issues says Suva appears to be caught in a difficult situation when it comes to regulating land sales in the country.
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua secretary-general says the Governors of West Papua and Papua provinces have no political power when it comes to facing Indonesia's government.
The head of New Caledonia's collapsed government, Cynthia Ligeard, has singled out Philippe Gomes over the demise of the government just six months into its five-year term.
Hundreds of teachers in Papua New Guinea's Morobe province have stormed the provincial administraton building in Lae, demanding their leave fare entitlements.