South Pacific

Gunshot victim recovers at home

Cathy Franzoi

Woman shot in Papua New Guinea is slowly getting back into normal life, with help.

Fiji investigates shooting video

Fishermen being shot near Fiji

Fiji police are investigating a video said to show the murder of castaways on the South Pacific high seas.

Horror on high seas?

Fishermen being shot near Fiji

A video that appears to show fishermen being murdered at sea has been posted on YouTube.

FBI helps with body in bag case

Heather Mack

The woman killed in Bali died from asphyxiation after a blow to the nose, autopsy shows.

Shot woman counts blessings

cathy franzoi

Woman bears no malice against shooter who fired bullet that hit her as she slept in PNG.

Jury's out on Clark

Helen Clark

Helen Clark, ex-NZ leader, remains quiet on the possibility of taking on the job of UN secretary-general.

US trip to help 'rebalance' Asia-Pacific

john kerry strap

In the first visit by a US secretary of state to the Solomon Islands, John Kerry has highlighted historic ties.

NZer shot in PNG

Waihi Beach mum Cathy Franzoi is recovering in Cairns Hospital, Queensland.

Kiwi woman recovering in Australian hospital after being hit by a "stray bullet" in Papua New Guinea.

Pitiful cries ignored

Hans Dalton

Mentally ill Auckland man spent last hours in a Samoan jail crying out for his wife and children before being murdered.

Jeers at rally


Auckland reception for Fiji’s military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama featured heavy security.

Bainimarama arrives in NZ

frank bainimarama

Fiji's military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama has slipped into Auckland tonight.

Pacific leaders back NZ's UN bid

Murray McCully

New Zealand's bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council has received a boost.

End the repression: Amnesty

frank bainimarama

Fiji is living in a climate of fear under military coup leader Frank Bainimarama, Amnesty International says.

NZ leads Pacific rescue

sea ocean

Swedish couple has been rescued off a dismasted yacht, 200km from the Cook Islands

The world's most isolated doctor

Pitcairn Island

Would you want to spend a year as the only doctor on the world's most remote inhabited place?

Details of Bainimarama visit under wraps

Frank Bainimarama

Fiji's military leader will be in Auckland for his first visit since he overthrew Fijian government in 2006.

Is it lights out for Pitcairn Island?

Pitcairn Island

A new report on Pitcairn Island casts fresh doubt on its future.

Pacific oceans declaration

Pacific Forum

Pacific leaders have made a declaration on oceans, determined the fate of Fiji, and elected a new regional leader.

McCully's $5m safety boost for Pacific

Pacific Islands Forum

Money spent updating shipping charts will also support trade in Pacific, says Foreign Minister.

Forum starts to conch call

Pacific Islands Forum

The 45th Pacific Islands Forum has opened to the sound of a conch shell.