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The Cook Islands Set to Graduate to 'Developed' Nation Status
October 06, 2017
The Cook Islands Set to Graduate to 'Developed' Nation Status
The OECD’s call is a positive achievement for the Pacific island nation, but also presents new challenges.
The Cook Islands Set to Graduate to 'Developed' Nation Status
Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain’s Pacific Hydrogen Bomb Tests
September 30, 2017
Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain’s Pacific Hydrogen Bomb Tests
An interview with Nic Maclellan
Grappling with the Bomb: 60 Years After Britain’s Pacific Hydrogen Bomb Tests
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
September 28, 2017
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
The referendum is scheduled for June 2019, but the PNG premier says the criteria to do so have not been met yet.
Will Bougainville Hold Its Independence Referendum?
A Bark But No Bite: Examining New Zealand’s Last General Election
August 23, 2017
A Bark But No Bite: Examining New Zealand’s Last General Election
The Diplomat talks to Jack Vowles about New Zealand politics.
A Bark But No Bite: Examining New Zealand’s Last General Election
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
April 08, 2017
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
A look at what China, Indonesia, Australia, and other Asian states had to say about the strike.
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
March 17, 2017
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
New Zealand has granted a river considered sacred by the Maori people the same legal rights as a human being. 
In New Zealand, a River Becomes a 'Person'
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Meet Bill English, New Zealand’s New Prime Minister
December 13, 2016
Meet Bill English, New Zealand’s New Prime Minister
English has been the architect of many of New Zealand’s successful policies. Now he steps to the front.
Meet Bill English, New Zealand’s New Prime Minister
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
November 25, 2016
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
After 150 years of religious suppression, tattoos have returned to their rightful place as cultural symbols of Polynesia.
Sacred Ink: Tattoos of Polynesia
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
October 12, 2016
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
As Wellington pursues improvement in its relations with Washington, challenges remain.
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
New Zealand to Upgrade Anti-Submarine Warfare Capability
August 30, 2016
New Zealand to Upgrade Anti-Submarine Warfare Capability
The Royal New Zealand Air Force is slated to upgrade its fleet of six P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft.
New Zealand to Upgrade Anti-Submarine Warfare Capability
What's in New Zealand's New 2016 Defense White Paper?
June 13, 2016
What's in New Zealand's New 2016 Defense White Paper?
New Zealand's new defense white paper outlines the country's strategic and defense priorities.
What's in New Zealand's New 2016 Defense White Paper?
Auckland's Skyrocketing Housing Prices Are More Than a Demand Problem
May 26, 2016
Auckland's Skyrocketing Housing Prices Are More Than a Demand Problem
There are strong policy encouragements to restrict supply, contributing to skyrocketing prices.
Auckland's Skyrocketing Housing Prices Are More Than a Demand Problem
Kazakhstan, Seeking Hacker Identities, Takes on Kim Dotcom
May 13, 2016
Kazakhstan, Seeking Hacker Identities, Takes on Kim Dotcom
A New Zealand court has ordered Mega to turn over user information in a Kazakhstan leaked government documents case.
Kazakhstan, Seeking Hacker Identities, Takes on Kim Dotcom
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
March 30, 2016
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
Ultimately, the country voted to keep its old flag, but the year-long process sparked national conversations about identity.
Flags and Identity in New Zealand
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
January 29, 2016
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Plus, U.S. officials revise their opinion on North Korea's nuclear test, India steps up cyber cooperation, and more. Links.
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
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