A coalition government in New Caledonia, a French territory in the Pacific has collapsed after pro-independence politicians resigned, citing persistent economic issues and unrest over the sale of nickel assets. The South Pacific archipelago has been gripped by riots over…

By RNZ Pacific France’s outgoing High Commissioner to New Caledonia has said should preparations be needed for a third referendum on independence from France, there would have to be consideration of what happens thereafter. Thierry Lataste, who will end his tenure…

Vanuatu and New Caledonia have signed a free trade agreement. The deal was signed on Tuesday by Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and his counterpart Philippe Germain. According to New Caledonia Trade Invest, it will lift taxes and duties on…

September 13, 2016, by Matthew Dornan, Tess Newton Cain , DevPolicy In a post last September, we examined the first year of the Framework for Pacific Regionalism in the aftermath of the Port Moresby Pacific Island Forum leaders’ meeting. This year…