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Mining

Monday, August 24, 2015
Adam Morton HONIARA (The Age, Melbourne/Papua New Guinea Mine Watch/Pacific Media Watch): The new owner of a Solomon Islands gold mine has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian...
Sunday, April 19, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Islands Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Papua New Guinea government has come under fire for allegedly negotiating with mining giant Rio Tinto to purchase its...
Friday, April 10, 2015
David Robie CAFE PACIFIC: PACIFIC MEDIA WATCH’S Alistar Kata has just filed an interesting report about the virtual “shut out” of no-mining critics in Bougainville in the lead-up to...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A new mining law was passed last month by the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG), opening up talk of the reopening of the Panguna mine - the...
Friday, March 27, 2015
Aloysius Laukai KUBU, Bougainville (Radio New Dawn FM/Pacific Media Watch): The controversial Bougainville Mining Bill has been passed by the Autonomous Bougainville Government parliament and has...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Special Correspondent ARAWA (PNG Mine Watch/Pacific Media Watch): The people of Ioro are fed up with the tug-of-war between the minority pro-miners and the majority who have had enough of talking...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): The maker of a documentary that explores conflicts surrounding nickel mining in New Caledonia says he hopes it shows the complexity...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ABC/Pacific Media Watch): Bougainville has accused an Australian NGO of having a pre-determined position in its report into the attitudes of villagers to...
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 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...