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Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 15:19
AUT University’sThird Flavorz11 film festival for  Māori, Pasifika and diversity student video makers is gearing up for another talent-packed programme next month.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 17:21
Papua New Guinea’s Tok Pisin language newspaper Wantok, founded in 1969, is one of the publishing icons of the South Pacific.Philip Cass of Unitec presents a seminar on the newspaper and the...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 19:34
The Umma Trust and the Pacific Media Centre warmly invite you to a public forum on “Muslim Women Rights is Human Rights”. Sisters in Islam is a Muslim Women's NGO in Malaysia...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Eva Corlett AUCKLAND (Te Waha Nui Online / Pacific Media Watch): Film is essential to cultural survival and expression in the 21st century is the message indigenous filmmakers have given to...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald / Pacific Media Watch): OPINION: It would be a great shame if the controversial appointment of Paora Maxwell as Māori Television's new chief executive clouds...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Grant Smithies PROFILE: Given New Zealand's lack of public-funded educational TV channels, some have taken to referring to Māori Television as this country's "de facto public broadcaster...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
John Drinnan AUCKLAND (The New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): COMMENT: The fiasco of broadcaster Shane Taurima using state television's Māori and Pacific unit for opposition Labour Party...
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Australian photographer/writer Ben Bohane’s new monograph Black Islands: Spirit and War in Melanesia is the manifestation of his vision to document the culture, wars and islands beyond...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Islands Media Association / Pacific Media Watch): Pasifika and Māori relations will come under the spotlight at the Pacific Islands Media Association (PIMA) fundraising dinner in...
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Celine Kearney BOOK REVIEW: Don’t Ever Whisper is biography of Darlene Keju-Johnson, a Marshallese woman who reached out to a global audience about the health effects of US nuclear tests on her...
Monday, August 26, 2013
Mika Loga SUVA (Fiji Broadcasting Corporation / Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Broadcasting Corporation chief executive Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the crowning of Miss FBC Priscilla Reddy as Vodafone...
Friday, July 26, 2013
JAYAPURA (Pacific Media Watch / Alliance of Independent Journalists in West Papua): The Alliance of Independent Journalists in West Papua has condemned a draft new autonomy law for Papua that seeks...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
By Dr Sky Marsen COMMENTARY: Participants had a genuine interest in improving the state of the environment in the Pacific and the lives of the diverse people living in it at the week-long 12th...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Professor David Robie and Khairiah A Rahman presented their papers and chaired panel sessions at the 22nd Asian Media Information and Communication (AMIC) Conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 4...
Sunday, June 30, 2013
David Robie RESEARCH: Alongside normative definitions of the Fourth Estate as an independent watchdog on political power, in the South Pacific there is also a notion of a “fifth estate”,...