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Flosse loses power in French Polynesia

Conviction drives veteran politician out After exhausting all avenues of appeal, President Gaston Flosse of French Polynesia has been removed from office

Bainimarama offers more of the same

If the people of Fiji had expected a smooth, less confrontational political life after the September elections, they will be disappointed. One

Bainimarama storms home with massive victory

Party wins political fight with rugby campaign-style approach  Voting in Fiji’s 2014 General Election signaled overwhelming public support for incumbent Prime Minister


Pigs can fly: Judging from the number of conspiracy theories that were being bandied about in Samoa last September during the country’s

Small islands must help themselves

Samoa deserves all the credit for successfully pulling off the third United Nations Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) conference in Apia last

National romps home for a third time

The very design of New Zealand’s Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) electoral system is meant to ensure a good balance between different political