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Thursday, August 6, 2015
Tilman Ruff ANALYSIS: The survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings have borne the legacy of terrible injuries and scars on top of the cataclysmic trauma of what they witnessed. They have also...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
AUCKLAND (Ora Taiao/Pacific Media Watch): It is time for the New Zealand government to put health and fairness at the centre of strong climate action, says the Ora Taiao climate and health advocacy...
Friday, May 1, 2015
Puffs, then billows, of dust rose from various parts of the city, within minutes shrouding the whole valley in a brown blanket. Kathmandu disappeared, writes Nepali Times editor Kunda Dixit.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Barbara Dreaver AUCKLAND (TVNZ/ Pacific Media Watch): A new study, by researchers from the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), shows Pacific Islanders living in New Zealand are at...
Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunia Foliaki PACIFIC SCOOP: The immediate focus following natural disasters such as Cyclone Pam, which has devastated Vanuatu, is almost always on the number of people affected and the numbers of...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Jan Sinclair RESEARCH: This research aims to clarify why there is such a difference between expert understandings of the environmental risk of global warming and climate change, and social world...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Rose Troup Buchanan PAPE'ETE (The Indepoendent/Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): The French Polynesia Assembly is preparing to ask President Francois Holland’s government for nearly a...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
YAREN DISTRICT, Nauru (Medical Journal of Australia / Radio New Zealand International / Press TV / Pacific Media Watch): Detaining asylum seeker children in deportation centres is child abuse, say...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The number of people in the Asia-Pacific region suffering from diabetes is increasing every day, with now more than 138 million people estimated as having the disease. Marcus Bank of the Asia-...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Suhaylah Hussein AUCKLAND (Te Waha Nui / Pacific Media Watch): A Fiji high school has banned students from watching the New Zealand television series Shortland Street after fears the show...
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Youth delegates from nuclear-affected countries – from Japan to Kazakhstan to the Pacific – are gathering in the Marshall Islands to mark the 60th anniversary of the Castle Bravo...
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Henry Yamo RESEARCH: Broadband telecommunication services are growing rapidly and spreading at a remarkable pace. Globally, mobile phones are one of the most universally available technologies today...
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...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
MAJURO (Pacific Media Watch / Marshall Islands Journal): The powerful story of a woman from the Marshall Islands who championed the cause of nuclear weapons test survivors when others were silent,...
Monday, June 3, 2013
T J Aumua A new challenge has kicked off to encourage more of Auckland’s Pacific community to get healthy. The goal of the Aiga challenge is to increase Pacific health and well being due...