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After more than 30 years fighting Dawn Raids practices, Soane Foliaki still hopes NZ will give migrants a fair go

By Lydia Lewis A Tongan RSE worker, whose case sparked an independent review of Immigration New Zealand’s “out-of-hours compliance visit” practices, is still on edge. Pacific...

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear waste plan stirs ‘Pacific Chernobyl’ risk protests

By Peter Boyle in Sydney As Pacific communities protest the Japanese government’s plan to dump more than a million tonnes of radioactive waste water from...

Tonga volcano eruption: PM reflects ahead of one-year anniversary of disaster

By Finau Fonua Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the catastrophic volcanic eruption tomorrow, Tongan Prime Minister Hu’akavameiliku Siaosi Sovaleni spoke to RNZ Pacific’s Finau...

Pacific media freedom under greater attack than ever

By Samisoni Pareti in Suva With the trial of three newspaper executives underway in Fiji in May on charges of sedition, the assault of a...

New free press book a must read for Pacific ‘media spoilers’

David Robie talks to Te Waha Nui's Monique McKenzie about the new book By Patrick Craddock in Suva Don’t Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and...