Nine New Zealand MPs head to Melanesia

Nine New Zealand politicians are preparing for a six day trip to Solomon Islands and Vanuatu next week. Speaker Trevor Mallard, along with five women and three male MPs, will meet with parliamentarians, NGOs, businesses and women’s groups in both…

More than 500 people have been arrested in Indonesia, after mass Papuan independence demonstrations turned violent. View image on Twitter voice of truth and freedom@khirlani Powerful action in Surabaya where 233 people were arrested for expressing themselves. When we say…
PACER will hurt Pacific, strengthen China – analyst

By RNZ – Vanuatu Independent A CANADIAN analyst says a regional free trade agreement in the Pacific will assault Pacific island economies and give China a strategic opening in the region. Last Wednesday, New Zealand became the first country to ratify the…

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. He made this comment…

A West Papua support group in New Zealand is calling on Pacific leaders to support Vanautu’s push for the Indonesian region to be included on the UN’s decolonisation list. West Papua Action Auckland said leaders attending next week’s Pacific Islands…
Anggota dewan Selandia Baru: Isu Papua harus tembus PBB

Jayapura, Jubi – Seorang anggota parlemen Selandia Baru,  Louisa Wall, mengatakan isu penentuan nasib sendiri West Papua harus didengar di forum Perwakilan Bangsa-bangsa (PBB). Louisa Wall mengatakan itu pada peluncuran sebuah buku baru yang menjelaskan posisi Selandia Baru atas West Papua, pekan…
CJ: Attendance is worth the investment

Judges and magistrates who are attending a week long judicial training this week have been assured that their time in attending the course is worth the investment. The training commenced yesterday at the High Court. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer…
Lessons from OPM Experience in Senegal

Jayapura, 25/5(Jubi)–– Free West Papua activist Filep Jacob Semuel Karma, commonly called Jopie Karma already warned that the experience of OPM (Organisasi Papua Merdeka – Free Papua Movement) in Senegal should not be repeated now. This warning is important in…