Weather

Tropical Cyclone Keni makes a direct hit on Fiji

Second tropical cyclone in a month strikes Fiji and grazes Tonga.

Tropical Cyclone Keni makes a direct hit on Fiji

Weather

Tonga cleans up after devastating Cyclone Gita

Tongans embark on recovery efforts after getting slammed by Category 4 cyclone.

Tonga cleans up after devastating Cyclone Gita

Tonga

Cyclone Gita leaves trail of destruction across Tonga

Clean-up operation under way following passage of major tropical system that ripped through the South Pacific.

Tonga: Cyclone Gita leaves trail of destruction

Asia Pacific

Cyclone Gita smashes Tonga, heads towards Fiji

Several people have been seriously injured after a powerful storm lashed the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, prompting the government to declare a state of emergency.

Weather

Samoa swept by Cyclone Gita

Second named cyclone of the South Pacific season damaged the Samoan Islands and could be catastrophic for Tonga.

Samoa swept by Cyclone Gita

Opinion

Everyday colonialism in Aotearoa New Zealand

Current student support initiatives do not address experiences of colonisation and racialisation in universities.

David Mayeda

by David Mayeda
- Robyn Lesatele

David Mayeda

Sport

France look to turn Six Nations table

With the Six Nations event kicking off this weekend, France are looking for a change in fortunes from last time.

France look to turn Six Nations table

Environment

Powerful cyclone rips through Tonga islands

Authorities search for more victims after massive storm flattens scores of homes, killing at least one person.

Asia Pacific

World rings in the new year

Sydney kicks off celebrations, the first in a wave of dazzling fireworks to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to Dubai.

World rings in the new year

Sport

Redemption swansong chance for France

Rugby XV aim to make it proud week for Stade de France in year's last Test but Springboks have good memories there too.

Redemption swansong chance for France

Sport

French get a shot at World Cup glory

Gloom may be dogging their footballers but France's rugby league players are quietly preparing to play a quarter-final.

French get a shot at World Cup glory

Opinion

Racism: Tolerated and trivialised in New Zealand

Indigenous groups seek to fight back against stereotypes being pushed in mainstream media.

David Mayeda

by David Mayeda
- Patti Sobieski

David Mayeda

Inside Story

Can CITES come to nature's rescue?

We examine if the global conservation summit can offer a meaningful respite for threatened wildlife.

Sport

'We are in it up to our ears'

Scotland keep themselves in the fight for the Six Nations title after coming from behind to shock Ireland.

'We are in it up to our ears'

Humanitarian crises

Tropical Cyclone Evan hits Samoa

The first named storm of the South Pacific cyclone season triggers flooding and structural damage

Tropical Cyclone Evan hits Samoa