West Papuan independence leader, Benny Wenda has returned to Aotearoa to gain support from indigenous Māori and Pacific people as part of a campaign to free his country. It's alleged that the Indonesian province has had wide spread human rights violations over many decades
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A deadly blast and a shootout has erupted in one of the world's most heavily-populated Muslim cities, the Indonesian capital of Jakarta. It's been confirmed that six people are dead and another 24 wounded. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks in the busy city centre.
West Papua is one of the most culturally diverse populations on the planet, with its indigenous population speaking over 275 different languages.
While this country agonises over whether or not it should change its flag, spare a thought for those who have a real problem with theirs. In the Indonesian province of West Papua, indigenous Papuans have been arrested and killed for raising their flag the Morning Star, seen by some a symbol of independence.