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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 9, 2014
BRISBANE (Pacific Media Watch / The Sunday Mail / ABC): A planned Aust-Pac Capital mining project could see 30,000-year-old indigenous Australian rock art destroyed.
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...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
NEW ZEALAND (Pacific Media Watch / Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa / Southland Times / Nelson Mail): Giant mining corporation Rio Tinto has won the award for New Zealand's worst...
Saturday, April 5, 2014
CANBERRA (PNG Exposed / Pacific Media Watch): Two Australian academics have been paid almost A$500,000 by the Australian government for two years work towards reopening the Panguna mine in...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch / Post-Courier / ABC Radio Australia): Senior journalists of Papua New Guinea’s government-run radio and television stations National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Pacific Scoop special report by Nic Maclellan (part 2): New Caledonia’s nickel industry is being transformed as new joint ventures and exports to Asia challenge France’s control of the...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier / Pacific Media Watch): Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has attacked "false and misleading claims" by a mining company as reported in the Australian...
Friday, December 7, 2012
MELBOURNE (Radio Australia Pacific Beat / Pacific Media Watch): The giant Freeport-McMoRan gold and copper mine in Indonesia's Papua province has attracted its fair share of controversy.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
MELBOURNE (Journalism Education Association of Australia / Pacific Media Watch): The AUT Pacific Media Centre's Karen Abplanalp has won a rare double award for her article on New Zealand...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
AUCKLAND (Bruce Jesson Foundation / Cafe Pacific / Pacific Media Watch):  New Zealand writer/photographer Karen Abplanalp has won the Bruce Jesson Foundation’s $1000 Emerging Journalist...
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Karen Abplanalp AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop / Pacific Media Watch): New Zealand’s public pension Superfund stand against alleged Indonesian government security forces breaches of human rights...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
WELLINGTON (Radio NZ International / Pacific Media Watch): Human rights breaches have prompted the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to end its investment in the huge Freeport McMoRan copper and...
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Martyn Namorong OPINION: PORT MORESBY (PNG Mine Watch / Pacific Media Watch): Dr Ila Temu, the spokesperson for mining companies in Papua New Guinea recently raised a series of points in support the...