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New Zealand PM Chris Luxon kills contentious Treaty Principles bill
New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Luxon has moved to kill any prospect of the contentious Treaty Principles bill passing parliame...
Ben McKay 7 Feb 2024
Luxon strives for unity amid Waitangi Day unease
New Zealand has welcomed in the country's national day, Waitangi Day, with a dawn service in the far north drawing thousands...
Ben McKay 6 Feb 2024
Heckles and boos for New Zealand government at Waitangi
Maori leaders have chastised the New Zealand government amid raucous scenes at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds ahead of the country'...
Ben McKay 5 Feb 2024
Waitangi flashpoint arrives for NZ's Luxon government
Some of New Zealand's most memorable moments of political protest have taken place at the site of its foundation - the Waitang...
Ben McKay 5 Feb 2024
'No choice but to fight': Maori challenge NZ PM Luxon
As he stares down the most difficult week of his tenure so far, New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Luxon has offered his own chall...
Ben McKay 3 Feb 2024
New Zealand's Maori King calls for national unity talks
A day after protests across New Zealand at the new government's policies, the Maori King has issued a royal proclamation for a u...
Ben McKay 6 Dec 2023
Maori protesters march as New Zealand MPs sworn in
Thousands of people have marched across New Zealand to protest the new government's policies for Maori, signalling the start of...
Ben McKay 5 Dec 2023
Pacific doubts on Australia's Tuvalu pact
Australia's treaty-making with Tuvalu at the Pacific Islands Forum has been met with scepticism and accusations of Canberra's he...
Ben McKay 14 Nov 2023
Australia signs surprise pact with climate-hit Tuvalu
Australia has signed a "groundbreaking" treaty with Tuvalu to offer citizens of the climate change-threatened nation the chance...
Ben McKay 10 Nov 2023
Nauru walkout overshadows Pacific Islands Forum
On the remote island of Aitutaki, the Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting will reach a crescendo - but without one member. Na...
Ben McKay 10 Nov 2023
Pacific Islands Forum dances around Nauru tensions
An attempt by Pacific Islands Forum leaders to revisit a unity pact has sparked a walk-out by Nauru, showing tensions remain clo...
Ben McKay 9 Nov 2023
Pacific backs Australian climate policy: Albanese
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says he's had "nothing but positive feedback" about his country's climate change poli...
Ben McKay 9 Nov 2023
Caramel Brownie reports for Kiwi duty at Pacific Islands Forum
New Zealand's twin representatives at the Pacific Islands Forum insist their double act won't be an awkward balancing act in the...
Ben McKay 8 Nov 2023