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Severe flooding across much of Solomon Islands has affected thousands of people. For disaster authorities there, it's becoming an all too common occurrence.
"I think there was a letter or something that came last week but I don't even know. Maybe that is what you're talking about?"
Fourteen Pacific people have been named on the New Year Honours List for their services to New Zealand's community.
While the families don't know what to expect for their first Christmas in Aotearoa, they're excited. Audio
Pacific people who migrated to New Zealand as adults are more resilient to mental health issues than other Pasifika, figures show.
New Zealand's largest tertiary provider for Pasifika students has launched a strategy to further boost Pasifika success and numbers. Audio
Homecare support workers say they're being exploited, they're not getting paid correctly and their rosters are illegal, and they're calling on the government to hold employers to account. Video
"Dance monkey dance" were the words a DJ says he heard by an NRL staffer towards Tongan fans during the weekend's historic test between Tonga and Australia.
Thousands of fans in red turned out to welcome their Tonga's national rugby league team heroes at the Manukau Vodafone Events centre last night. Video
At 70 years old Lakiloko is making waves in New Zealand's art space by using Tuvalu's distinctive traditional weaving and crochet techniques.
Indigenous views must be included when it comes to creating climate change policies for the Pacific region, according to Pacific community leaders and a group of climate change experts.
Working 60 hour weeks for $17 an hour, employees at plastics manufacturer Sistema say the company is exploiting vulnerable migrant workers.
Māori and Pacific communities are more likely to be problem gamblers than any other group, and advocates say they're being specifically targetted. That's prompted calls for government intervention. Audio
The launch of a comic book about the Samoan wrestling legend Peter Maivia is the latest in a journey to keep Pasifika kids reading with stories about their own heroes.
Auckland's Māori and Pasifika youth hubs fear they may be left out of the Council's redevelopment plans for their communities. Video
A school where students are grouped into villages and teachers are referred to as "aunty" and "uncle" is helping boost achievement for young Pasifika in South Auckland. Video
The traditional Cook Islands handicraft of tivaevae has received a special Indian twist. Audio
In a neighbourhood known for having a Pacific church on almost every street corner, a South Auckland Sikh temple is becoming a hub for the whole community. Video
Hundreds of South Auckland youth have united this week to push back against mainstream media messages about their community, which they say are wrong.
An open Zumba class emerges as one of the avenues for change available to Pasifika fighting obesity in South Auckland. Video
Embracing cultural diversity has been instrumental in lifting achievement rates for Maori and Pasifika students at a New Zealand school.
The repatriation of nearly 150 whales' teeth to Fiji today is being called a "rare event" by the Secretary General of an international convention protecting endangered species.
Increasing health issues remain a concern in Niue despite a number of health initiatives implemented on the island over the last decade. Audio
Artists in Niue are using their skills to help preserve the island's culture and traditions under threat after mass emigration. Audio
100 years on from the First World War, the people of Niue are still pushing for 150 of their men to be recognised for their role.