Drought exacerbated by El Nino pushes already-poor communities in Papua New Guinea to edge of starvation.
Several Australian police officers returned from the Pacific with Zika virus.
Government hopes the US and Pacific nations can come to an agreement on fishing rights.
Two storms with the potential to become formidable cyclones menace the Pacific, and NZ.
Internet access in the Pacific is expensive and limited, but with NZ's help that may change.
NZ considers boosting aid to Tonga to help the island battle the spread of the Zika virus.
An undersea 6.3 magnitude quake hit southwest of Bougainville early on Tuesday morning.
Five cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been confirmed in the South Pacific island-nation.
They don't have laser beams attached to their heads, but these sharks are living in an active volcano.
Children from Australia's Nauru detention centre amongst most traumatised specialists had ever seen.
The highly traumatised five-year-old boy's future looks bleak.
Court decision means about 250 asylum seekers, including 37 babies, face return to Nauru.
Pregnant New Zealand women should rethink travel and you should reach for the repellent.
A fire that ripped through Apia's flea market is estimated to have destroyed $1.2 million in stock.
The fire quickly engulfed the flea market in the centre of Samoa's capital.
Heavy rains and winds of up to 90kmh are expected to lash the northern Cook Islands as Cylone Victor approaches.
Places set aside in NZ for Syrian refugees stuck in Australian detention centres aren't being taken up.
Cyclone Ula is tracking towards New Zealand but is not expected to touch down here.
The serious storm is tracking north of New Zealand, after passing Vanuatu overnight.
Residents of Vanuatu take shelter as cyclone approaches the same area devastated by the largest cyclone in the island's history last year.
Powerlines and telephone lines were damaged, plunging parts of Vava'u into darkness.
Power is out and phones are down as Tropical Cyclone Ula passes, bringing wild weather.
Kiwi dad-of-two who was on board the crashed Fijian chopper tells of his terror.
Teenager who studied at King's College in Auckland dies in motorbike crash in Rarotonga.
The family of Christopher Limu is "disgusted" the Samoan court system allowed the driver who fatally hit Limu to walk free.
Samoa cleans up after torrential rain causes flooding and slips.
A former Cook Strait ferry, now used as a cargo ship, has capsized off the Fijian capital Suva.
A Kiwi teen will go on trial for the murder of a local youth in Vanuatu. It's a case that has brought simmering tensions bubbling to the surface.
Sitting on a gold mine? There's now a price tag on human excrement.
Alec Cooke made his name surfing Hawaii's huge waves but those waves may have taken his life after he went missing in big surf.