Australia

Australia PM set for Pacific trip as China influence expands

Scott Morrison will travel to Vanuatu and Fiji this week hoping to mend ties amid growing Chinese influence.

Australia PM set for Pacific trip as China influence expands

Climate SOS

UN report: Greenhouse gasses at highest level in 5 million years

Alarming study comes as 'desperate' low-lying Vanuatu plans to sue climate change culprits in energy industry.

UN report: Greenhouse gasses at highest level in 5 million years

Weather

New Caledonia to New Zealand: The path of Tropical Cyclone Hola

Hola is aiming for the Loyalty Islands as a weaker but still damaging storm.

New Caledonia to New Zealand: The path of Tropical Cyclone Hola

Asia Pacific

Thousands flee as Vanuatu volcano threatens to erupt

Up to 70 percent of people on South Pacific islands moved to emergency shelters as Monaro becomes increasingly active.

Thousands flee as Vanuatu volcano verges on eruption

Vanuatu

The chief fighting for an indigenous Vanuatu nation

As the Turaga Nation leader awaits trial, his life-long self-determination and economic movement is now floundering.

The chief fighting for an indigenous Vanuatu nation

Reporter's Notebook

Vanuatu: In search of the aid

A year after the devastating cyclone, little has been rebuilt - despite millions pledged.

Earthquake

Strong earthquake strikes off Vanuatu's coast

Residents report major shaking, but no reports of damage and no tsunami warning after 7.3 magnitude quake hits.

Strong earthquake strikes off Vanuatu's coast

Reporter's Notebook

Vanuatu: Everyone has a story about surviving the storm

Six months after Cyclone Pam hit Pacific islands, our reporter is impressed by how fast normal life has been restored.

Weather

Australia braces for return of Cyclone Nathan

Second hit for Cape Flattery as Cyclone Nathan spirals back to tropical Queensland as a much more violent storm.

Australia braces for return of Cyclone Nathan

Weather

Vanuatu cyclone death toll 'will not rise dramatically'

PM rules out higher death toll a week after devastating Cyclone Pam hit South Pacific island nation, killing 11 people.

Vanuatu cyclone death toll 'will not rise dramatically'

Humanitarian crises

Death toll rises in cyclone-hit Vanuatu

UN says at least 24 confirmed dead and more than 3,000 people displaced by massive cyclone that hit pacific island.

Humanitarian crises

Vanuatu development wiped out by 'monster' Cyclone Pam

President says 90 percent of buildings in capital Port Vila are damaged or destroyed as outlying islands remain cut off.

Environment

Aid workers meet widespread destruction in Vanuatu

Relief supplies and teams begin arriving in the Pacific country following "monster" cyclone which has left many dead.

Vanuatu

Vanuatu appeals for aid in wake of devastating cyclone

At least eight people are confirmed dead after Category 5 storm Pam smashes the small Pacific island nation.

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