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A new wave of young, adventurous, tech-savvy tourists from China are heading overseas and the Pacific region is being urged to find out what makes them tick.
The humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières has likened the mental health situation on Nauru to that of victims of torture.
Frank Bainimarama's FijiFirst party is facing a stronger and more experienced opposition as it prepares for another four years in power, an academic says. Audio
Frank Bainimarama and Sitiveni Rabuka were neck and neck on Friday night as final counting continued in Fiji's election.
Counting is still underway in Fiji after voters went to the polls yesterday.
The leader of Fiji's ruling FijiFirst party says a vote for him is a vote for continued security, stability, unity and record growth. Video
The Hindu celebration of light over darkness came amid last ditch campaigning this week for Fiji's general election on Wednesday.
Campaigning is heating up in Fiji with just over two weeks to go before the Fiji election.
Pacific islands are being urged to consider following Hawaii and ban certain sunscreens to protect their coral reefs. Audio
Older people living in their cars and desperate for affordable accommodation have been knocking on the doors of Nelson housing charity Abbeyfield.
Pitcairn islanders are hoping an historic naval gun believed to be from the famous HMS Bounty will be returned to their island.
It is a long way from the Micronesian island of Kosrae to Afghanistan, but that is the journey many make when they enlist in the US military. Video, Audio
A beaten up sofa sits on the river bank, a tangle of muddy clothes and battered utensils on top.
In the time it took to wake her husband, the seeping floodwaters had crept several inches up Babita Mustafa's legs. Audio
A new study has revealed sexual harassment is driving workers out of the Cook Islands tourism industry. Audio
More aid money should be put towards sustainable shipping in the region to avoid tragedies like the recent Kiribati ferry disaster, according to Pacific maritime researcher Peter Nuttall.
Cook Islands artist, Fe'ena Syme-Buchanan, hopes her poignant photos of abandoned homes on the island of Mangaia will jerk the government into action over the country's depopulation problem.
Cook Islands Finance Minister Mark Brown says the Cook Islands has learnt to take a firm stand over the years to ensure aid projects meet the country's needs.
Timor-Leste could face another election next year after the new government suffered a defeat in parliament on Tuesday.
Tuvalu's prime minister has reacted to President Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement with indignation, a reaction shared by many Pacific leaders. Audio
Four Nepalese men are stuck on a rickety boat in Micronesia nearly a year after they were given refugee status.
New Zealand scientists researching deep seas off the Cook Islands say they've gleaned valuable information about the make-up and biodiversity of the area. Audio
The Pacific is likely to see more teamwork involving China such as the Chinese-New Zealand partnership to pipe water around Rarotonga.
A former senior member of the Fiji government Pio Tikoduadua says he had concerns about its direction before the landmark polls in 2014.
There's hope the tide is turning on the flow of people leaving Niue for brighter lights, jobs and other opportunities offshore. Audio