Scientists have released dramatic computer simulation photos which show that Tonga's capital would be mostly destroyed in a tsunami.
A prominent TV editor in Fiji has been forced to quit after he complained on air that the daughter of the country's dictator was playing music too loud.
Fiji peacekeeping soldiers posted to the Golan Heights will not be vetted for involvement in military coups, watchdog says.
Allegations a teen beheaded her father with a bush knife after he raped her will be investigated, PNG police say.
NZ air force called in to assist as mystery boat takes on water in American Samoa waters.
An air force Orion was sent to the aid of a boat taking on water near American Samoa this morning, but turned back after a fishing boat reached the scene first and picked up the stranded crew.
While other peacekeeping nations flee the Syria border, Fijian soldiers are to go in wearing peacekeeper helmets.
Samoa is in uproar over a secret a visit by a Chinese business delegation demanding 160 year leases over and the right to bring in 30,000 people.
Suffocating, hanging, firing squad, lethal injection and electrocution approved in Papua New Guinea.
Quake measuring 7.4 hits in the sea southwest of Tonga, shaking buildings in the capital.
A new-born baby buried alive, allegedly by its mother, has been rescued hours later in Honiara.
Hunt for millions of dollars in lost Japanese wartime gold unfolds in the Solomon Islands.
New Zealand anti-whaling activist Pete Bethune has settled a long-running legal dispute with environmental group Sea Shepherd.
Tongan police appeal decision to discharge three men accused of killing NZ police officer last year.
A spike in Air Pacific freight into Hong Kong from Fiji was not "pineapples or electronics".
An international agency warns China's vast subsidies threaten the Pacific fishing industry, including NZ.
A small island wins UN award for being the Pacific's first "open defecation-free" island.
A second emergency dash in three weeks has been made to Antarctica to evacuate a seriously ill American to Christchurch.
Famed for its reputed recreational effects, kava could be a natural treatment for anxiety.
A moderate earthquake has been recorded near Tonga this morning.