A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck close to the Solomon Islands, just days after the area was hit by another strong earthquake.
Undersea tremor hits near Santa Cruz Islands region.
Research finds thousands of dolphins killed in islands, far greater than the number killed in Japan's Taji hunt.
A man has died after being bitten multiple times by a shark, off the Pacific Ocean island of New Caledonia
A powerful earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and a local tsunami is possible.
An earthquake measuring magnitude 7.4 struck 139 kilometres south of Kokopo in Papua New Guinea.
Vanuatu's cargo cults are watching keenly and triumphantly as aid flows into cyclone-hit country.
A 6.5-magnitude quake has struck off the north east coast of Fiji.
Auckland protester back at sea-level after a five-day Greenpeace protest up an oil rig in the Pacific Ocean.
Six Greenpeace activists, including an Australian, have spent their first night on a Shell oil rig.
A New Zealander is among six Greenpeace activists who have scrambled aboard an oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean to protest against Arctic drilling.
Blenheim businessman Jono Bushell says he could not hold back the tears when he saw the destruction caused by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.
A scheme allowing seasonal workers into New Zealand should be extended to hundreds more people from Vanuatu to provide much needed income in the wake of tropical cyclone Pam, Labour says.
Tuvalu was hit hard by Cyclone Pam and the West Auckland Tuvaluan community wants to help.
Earthquakes strike between Samoa and Tonga just hours after a major tremor rattled nearby Papua New Guinea.
At least seven people have died after drinking contaminated alcohol in an Indonesian town, reports say.
A series of photographs taken from the ground and the air by the defence force reveal further destruction in Vanuatu.
Spying watchdog will head an inquiry into allegations the GCSB spied on New Zealanders working in the Pacific.
The team will focus on providing drinking water and medical support to the storm-smashed nation.
A company delivering aid to Vanuatu's disaster victims is concerned they will not reach some people.
A week after the cyclone tore Vanuatu, people are focused on rebuilding.
EXPLAINER: Here's why the government of Vanuatu may fear the power of aid agencies.
Not many people see their house explode before their eyes. Masau Kalia did though, and it was while saving the lives of more than 90 other people.
With a cyclone bearing down and a child on the way, Louise Kalsick was told to push.
An anxious and heavily pregnant Cyclone Pam survivor will have to wait another three weeks to reunite with her husband Jack Molising.
John Campbell was gearing up for a week of 10th anniversary Campbell Live celebrations - and then Cyclone Pam happened.
A week after Cyclone Pam wreaked havoc in Vanuatu the people are still struggling. Many remain without food, shelter, water and medical supplies.
A week has passed since tropical Cyclone Pam barrelled across Vanuatu but a Hamilton man has yet to hear if his family have survived the storm.
Vanuatu govt claims aid agencies swarming into the country after Cyclone Pam are slowing down the process of helping people.
As the fury of Cyclone Pam ripped at the roof of Manua School, a group of men, women and children pulled desperately on electrical rope keeping them from harms way.