Skip to Main Content

Library Subject Guides

Pacific and Pasifika: Country & Regional Information

Databases and Non-Government Websites

A major business database which includes country reports

Includes indices for many Pacific countries.

  • MFAT New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Country and Regional Resources

Pacific Islands Forum Regional Reports and Frameworks

Pacific Community SPC Members' Maps. Each map has key country data and links to annual country reports

Pacific Community SPC Digital Library

Micronesian Seminar
A non-profit Catholic organisation which produces publications, videos, information and photos about Micronesia.

Pacific Island Country Reports (paper format) from the Economist Intelligence Unit. These include Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu from 1997 to March 2023Papua New Guinea for 1997 to 2002 and East Timor for 2002 (only). The Library's subscription to these has now ceased.

Pacific Worlds
Geographical and cultural information for Hawaii,  Guam, Yap (Federated States of Micronesia), Palau and Northern Mariana Islands.



Papua New Guinea: PNG BUAI "Books, useful articles & information."

Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Historical Encyclopaedia 1893-1978.

West Papua: Papua Heritage Foundation l Stichting Papua Erggoed (PACE). Books and documents.

The Papuan Archive documents human rights violations from 2009 to 2019.

Papua Storyteller  is a cultural struggle where Papuan telling story from their eyes. Created by Wensislaus Fatubun, an Papuan fillmaker, human rights defender and anthropologist.

Papuan Voices

For books on West Papua, see our library catalogue.

Fatuban, W. (2023). Papuan voices: An initiative for decolonized filmmaking to document indigenous people's lived experiences in West Papua. Video Journal of Education and Psychology. Advance online publication. 


Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Caroline Syddall
Chat requires JavaScript.
Macmillan Brown Library.

My hours of work are Monday-Friday 8.30-4.30
03 3693883 or x93883