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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 20:44
A SOCIAL WORKER AND RESEARCHER SHARES HER UPDATES: Veronica Kanem, often known by her colleagues in New Zealand as Tri, is engaged on a masters study programme in Women and Gender studies at the...
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 13:22
BOOK LAUNCH: Don't Spoil My Beautiful Face: Media, Mayhem and Human Rights in the Pacific By David Robie. Foreword by Kalafi Moala Publisher: Little Island Press
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, August 26, 2011 - 17:16
While the Indonesian army continues to dominate the indigenous inhabitants of West Papua, three friends gather in Melbourne to record outlawed folk songs with renowned Australian rock musicologist...
Saturday, August 6, 2011 - 11:24
The so-called Arab Spring has spawned a revolutionary wave across the Arab world - with protests and uprisings from Algeria to Saudi Arabia. Egypt, Tunisia and Libya have seen the biggest upheavals...
Friday, August 19, 2011 - 16:00
You are warmly invited to join Amnesty International and the Pacific Media Centre for the launch of a new human rights report on violence against women in the Pacific followed by a panel discussion...
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 17:53
Brother Number One, a New Zealand documentary about the torture and murder of yachtsman Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in 1978, has been launched at international film festivals in New...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
SYDNEY (Tasmanian Times/AWPA/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian-based West Papuan solidarity group has appealed to the Pacific Islands Forum to face up to the "deteriorating human rights...
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Most audiences are used to seeing Wairere Tame Iti as the Māori activist, who most notably shot the Australian flag at a 2005 Waitangi Tribunal hearing...
Monday, July 20, 2015
ANALYSIS: New Zealand journalist David Robie was on board the Rainbow Warrior for more than 10 weeks of its last voyage. His book Eyes of Fire tells the story and here he reflects about the Rainbow...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television/Pacific Media Watch): A packed audience gave a standing ovation at the premiere of the documentary The Price of Peace at the New Zealand International Film Festival today...
Friday, July 17, 2015
MELBOURNE (Australian Broadcasting Corporation/Pacific Media Watch): West Papua is the collective name used by pro-independence supporters to refer to two Indonesian provinces located in the...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
WASHINGTON (ETAN/Pacific Media Watch): The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) has called for action over what it describes United States support for mass violence and genocide in...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Jeremy Kutner PALU, Indonesia (The New York Times/Pacific Media Watch): A half-century after the massacre of hundreds of thousands of suspected Communists and sympathisers, Indonesia has shown...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand Sunday/Pacific Media Watch): The story of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior has been told many times but it is almost invariably from a New Zealand point of view - the...