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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 23:16
PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Three key notions of a professional free media that emerged more than two centuries ago were that the press should be 1) watchdogs on political abuse of power, 2)...
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 16:31
John Miller (Ngapuhi) on the Nuclear-Free and Independent Pacific (NFIP) movement: Unlike many waiata in the popular repertoire, the origins of the song Ngā Iwi E can be pinned down to a very precise...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 22:36
The launching of the last issue of Dreadlocks as a discipline-based journal and its revival as a multidisciplinary publication. This special issue of Dreadlocks includes the proceedings of the Oceans...
Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 16:58
SEMINAR: Producer Lyn Collie will introduce the film and field questions. Three people in a unique Pacific Island community face the first devastating effects of climate change, including a...
Friday, March 18, 2011 - 20:17
MEDIA FREEDOM DAY SEMINAR: David Robie: The fate of 2700 islanders from the Carteret Islands off the north-eastern coast of Bougainville has become an icon for the future of many communities on low-...
Thursday, September 4, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Radio New Zealand / Voxy): New Zealand's ruling party will not allow Pacific Islanders affected by climate change to seek refuge if it wins next month's...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Anna Majavu AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): One filmmaker has travelled a rocky path on his journey to making a gripping new historical documentary about climate change politics in New Zealand...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: AN EXTRAORDINARY story of mining skulduggery and a courageous struggle by indigenous Kanak environmental campaigners has been captured in a poignant new documentary, Cap Bocage...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Indigenous Kanak people in the Cap Bocage area of New Caledonia have "lived in mud and shit for 30 years" as a result of the actions of the Ballande family...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch/ NZ Film Festival): The long-awaited documentary about mining and the environment in New Caledonia, Cap Bocage: When A Mountain Fell Into The Sea, will have its...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
AUCKLAND (NZ International Film Festival / Pacific Media Watch): A groundbreaking documentary about a coastal Kanak community and the pollution of their traditional fishing grounds in New Caledonia...
Monday, June 16, 2014
Although the Pacific nation of Kiribati has been identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to the impact of climate change, little is known about the attitudes of the local media and the...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
CANBERRA (Radio Australia / Pacific Media Watch): The conservative Abbott government has snubbed a delegation from Kiribati, Tuvalu and Papua New Guinea which visited Canberra this week to pressure...
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
AUCKLAND (AUT University / Pacific Media Watch): A ground-breaking new investigative documentary about nickel mining on indigenous Kanak land and the environment in New Caledonia, Cap Bocage, will...
Monday, April 7, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Journalists must support new models of deliberative journalism and the revival of participatory democracy if they are to play a role in helping combat climate change...