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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...
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...