Niue: Welcome, stranger
Niue: Welcome, stranger

Siena Yates unlocks the secrets of an untouched island.

Tahiti: Hot tropic
Tahiti: Hot tropic

Pacific paradise is worth every cliche, writes Pam Wade.

Valentine's Day: Where to woo
Valentine's Day: Where to woo

You won't be single for long with Matilda Rice's suggestions for Valentine's Day amour.

Rarotonga: Remembering the 'Forgotten 43'
Rarotonga: Remembering the 'Forgotten 43'

New Zealand artist Michel Tuffery is carving a memorial for the Cook Islands soldiers of WWI, writes Anne Gibson.

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Polynesia: To the islands
Polynesia: To the islands

Lauren Jones looks at some of the Pacific's top events.

Pacific island to ban Western junk food

The next time you holiday in Vanuatu, don't expect to see any M&Ms or Mars Bars in every hotel minibar.

Fiji: The straight and narrow

Want more from a Fiji break than just a pool and a cocktail? Healthy holidays are easy to find, writes Lauren Jones.

Amedee Island: Sandy white delights

Life is just a beach of parrot fish poo in New Caledonia for Maureen Marriner.

Why it's Island Time
Why it's Island Time

Summer not living up to your expectations? Try a South Pacific getaway instead.

Ask Away: What are the rules on kava?

Eli Orzessek answers queries on economy seating and bringing kava back from Fiji.

Where budget travellers need not apply

If you consider yourself too good to rub shoulders with commoners on holiday, this Pacific island nation should be on your…

Room check: Likuliku Lagoon Resort

Kris Shannon checks into a Deluxe Beachfront Bure at Likuliku Lagoon Resort on Fiji's Malolo Island.

Rarotonga: The dogs of paradise

The friendly canines that charm many visitors to Rarotonga can have a dog's life, writes Lisa Scott.

Rest of the world is another place
Rest of the world is another place

What's it like to stay at the private island hideaway of one of the world's wealthiest entrepreneurs?…

Samoa set for tourism boost after fight

Samoa is hoping for a knock-out result from one of its favourite sons tonight. But it's already guaranteed a winning outcome…

World famous in Raro

The Shipwreck Bar is one of the world's best beach bars and Jim, its former owner, was much-loved, writes Steve Braunias…

Rarotonga: The man who drank Raro

The Shipwreck Bar was one of the best beach bars and Jim, its owner, was much-loved, writes Steve Braunias.

Vanuatu: Like the brochure but better

A family getaway to Vanuatu finds relaxation and the real deal, writes Sam Aldred.

Fiji: More than bliss
Fiji: More than bliss

When you've had enough lounging about in the sun, Fiji can provide plenty to keep you occupied.

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