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NZ spied on Pacific had the potential to damage relations
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9:24 pm GMT+12, 05/03/2015, New Zealand

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Spy will be part of defence review says Fiji's Security Chief
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Samoa has nothing to hide' - PM Tuilaepa supports spying
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Australia to build 21 patrol boats for Pacific nations worth $594 million
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Nauru says refugees will not be treated differently from locals after 183 arrested for protesting
he government of Nauru says 183 people have been arrested after protests by refugees, and has
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Fiji Opposition MP dies
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Finance and disaster risks raised at Climate meet in Suva
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Whooping cough scare in PNG's Western Province
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Samoa PM says surveillance 'waste of time' in Pacific
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Solomon Islands Government reveals position on West Papua
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PIDF lauds Portugal efforts in ocean conservation
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Palau President to address Ocean Forum in U.S
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Top-secret documents reveal Australia targeting Indonesia, South Pacific mobile phone networks
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Leak spying claims spark diplomatic fallout
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NZ Pacific spying imperils French links - analyst
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Tonga too busy to decide on Fiji Forum push
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Fiji, Victoria Parliament sign agreement
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Human rights training recommended for Fiji disciplined forces
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Leaked documents show NZ spies on its Pacific friends and sends the data to the US
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02/03/2015 - China boosting aid to South Pacific
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02/03/2015 - Chinese fugitive nabbed at Nadi International Airport
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01/03/2015 - Cook Islands Marae Moana gathers momentum
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01/03/2015 - Papua New Guinea's defence chief arrives in NZ
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