New Zealand and Fiji have agreed to hold an annual consultation for their Foreign Ministers starting from next year following talks in Fiji.
An investigation is underway in Fiji, after a man died after allegedly being beaten by police.
Tensions remain high in Honiara, as a stand off between two groups of people continues, despite police efforts to mediate the situation.
Australia's immigration minister has defended his government's policy at a human rights inquiry into children being kept in immigration detention.
Families displaced by last month's floods in American Samoa are now staying at rental homes paid for by a grant from the Department of Yough and Women's Affairs.
Over 100 people turned out in American Samoa today to welcome the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule'a, which arrived on Tutuila this afternoon.
The Solomon Islands police say four houses have been torched and a number of people wounded during a fight involving 200 people in Honiara last night.
Political parties in Fiji have called on the government to go into a caretaker government mode in the lead-up to the election on September 17th.
The Commonwealth says it has told the Fiji government it is prepared to send observers to next month's election if Fiji accepts the Commonwealth guidelines.
Samoa is spraying its airports ahead of the Small Island Developing States conference to fight the spread of chikungunya.
The appeal court in French Polynesia has heard the president Gaston Flosse in his bid to get his sentence for corruption wiped so that he can stay in office.
There is broad agreement in New Caledonia to reform the tax system as part of efforts to revive the economy.
American Samoa is preparing to welcome the Polynesian voyaging canoe the Hokule'a which is due to arrive on the main island of Tutuila today.
Reports from Indonesia say the two French journalists held in Jayapura in Papua for more than two weeks are to be transferred from the immigration administration to police cells.
A Northern Marianas airline has expanded its daily service between Saipan and Rota at a time when Cape Air-United is being forced to cancel flights because of maintenance issues.
The Samoa government has changed the opening hours for the Fugalei market after local farmers and business operators critised the rules for the new market.
French Polynesia's president, Gaston Flosse, has been charged with misuse of power in the way he awarded a US$55 million contract a decade ago to build Tahiti's new hospital.
Papua New Guinea police say one of the men charged over the death of an Iranian asylum seeker on Manus Island tried to fake his own death to evade capture.
The 2015 Pacific Games Organising Committee says Australia has advised they will send a full compliment of athletes to compete next year in Port Moresby.
Fiji's bronze medal winning sevens team have arrived home from the Youth Olympics, with stand-in coach Sale Sorovaki saying a number of the players have a bright future.
Fijian swimmer Meli Malani has continued his strong run at the Youth Olympic Games in China, winning a second heat in as many days.
All Samoa government ministries, corporations and public schools will be involved in a mass clean up campaign today to stop the spread of chikungunya.
The leader of One Fiji Party, Filimoni Vosarogo, says it's unfair to use the term Fijian to refer to every citizen in the country.
The Peace Ark Naval Hospital ship from China has spent a week in Tonga, providing free medical services to more than 4,000 patients and performing 39 surgeries.
A major conference has been underway in New Caledonia on efforts to introduce reforms to revive the economy and reduce inequality.
Retirees in the Northern Marianas will have to wait a few more days before payment of their deferred pension
France will return the head of a Kanak high chief to New Caledonia - 136 years after Atai was beheaded for resisting the colonisers in La Foa.
Vanuatu's Nagriamel custom movement has put forward the name of Alfred Maliu as its candidate for president of the republic.
A team from New Zealand is to travel to Fiji to perform heart surgery on a number of critically ill young children.
Owners of longline fishing boats in American Samoa say the US President's proposal to expand an ocean conservation area in the Pacific will damage the territory's fishing and tuna canning industry.
A survey has found the majority of New Zealand's political parties agree the country's aid budget is too low.
Vanuatu's Minister of Education, Bob Loughman, says they have not reneged on a promise to pay student school fees from disaster zones but are trying to take careful measures to prevent the funds from being abused again.
A New Zealand energy consultant says a technology which converts any kind of waste to renewable energy could be the way forward in making the Pacific region more sustainable.
The family of a mentally ill New Zealand man who died in a Samoan prison has lodged a lawsuit against the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Police over his death.
The ruling party in French Polynesia has chosen its two candidates to contest next month's election of the territory's two seats in the French Senate.
There are calls in Samoa for the Minister responsible for the newly opened Fugalei market to reconsider the new rules for the market.
An American Samoa Senator says workers at the bottom of the payscale in the government are crying out for an increase in pay.
Fiji have won the Pacific's first medal at the Youth Olympics in China, after the men's sevens team defeated Kenya 12-0 in the bronze medal match.
Investigative judges in French Polynesia will today again question the president, Gaston Flosse, in a probe about the deals behind the construction of Tahiti's new hospital.
A New Zealand energy consultant says electricity data from all over the Pacific should be collected by a single body to allow for better analysis of information.
Papua New Guinea coach David Lake believes the quality of teams competing at the AFL International Cup is continuing to rise.
The Billabong Pro in Tahiti has been been put on hold due to torrential rain and onshore winds at Teahupo'o.