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.
Fiji's military leader Voreqe Bainimarama is set to score a significant diplomatic coup with a planned Moscow meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A baby boy born in Auckland early this morning has become the second-in-line to the Tongan throne.
A New Zealand resident has died in Vanuatu while diving on a wartime wreck.
Account of how the Solomon Islands plunged into civil war leaks after government refused to release it.
Papua New Guinea considers backing the death penalty in a bid to deter "sorcery"-related killings.
Ninety crew are rescued from a burning Chinese factory fishing ship just off the coast of Antarctica.
A powerful earthquake has shaken Papua New Guinea's northern coast today.
NZ businessman in Vanuatu claims his Japanese wife tried to kidnap his two children.
Two Tongan policemen committed to trial over the manslaughter of Kali Fungavaka.
Three women held captive and likely to be decapitated as witches in Papa New Guinea.
Footage of Tongan high school students being beaten causes uproar in the Pacific kingdom.
More die in horrific sorcery-related incidents in PNG, with Kiwi priest trying to stop the bloodshed.