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New Zealand accused of spying on Pacific neighbours

Updated 5 March 2015, 11:08 AEDT

New Zealand is spying on some of its closest Pacific neighbours and passing the information on to the United StatesThat's according to reports in the New Zealand Herald based on documents released by the fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Police arrest scores of refugees in Nauru

Updated 4 March 2015, 17:59 AEDT

Police on Nauru have arrested scores of refugees, possibly up to a hundred, in the wake of recent protests.

Governor and legislators in American Samoa can't agree on new banking

Updated 4 March 2015, 10:41 AEDT

The government of American Samoa is edging closer to establishing its own bank, but the Legislature is at odds with the Governor over the operation of the board.

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