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Opinion

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Ali Bell argues that autumn does not exist in Auckland as a three-month long season in the South Pacific, but watch out for part two with reply and comment from some of our meterologists, coming up...
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Keith Loveard OPINION: JAKARTA: The Indonesian government is finding out the real cost of a free press: nobody’s reputation is safe, particularly if a media owner decides to take sides...
Monday, February 28, 2011
Murray Horton OPINION: Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa organiser, activist and writer Murray Horton pens his personal impressions of life in the Christchurch suburbs after the earthquake...
Saturday, February 26, 2011
OPINION: John Minto examines the New Zealand earthquake catastrophe in the context of equitable economics failure for the weak and vulnerable.
Friday, February 25, 2011
After three days of heavy black borders to mourn the loss of some 147 dead and a further 50 missing, the New Zealand Herald and other media across the country told stories of courage, drama and...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Croz Walsh has picked up yet another example of media hypocrisy and bias relating to post-coup Fiji. This time an Australian Associated Press report about "honeymooners flocking to Fiji in...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
As more and more effort has gone into reducing public expenditure and encouraging successive Papua New Guinea governments to produce balanced budgets, indebtedness has been shifted to households.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Indonesia now is held up as a role model for Egypt to follow, after Hosni Mubarak's resignation this month. Hamish McDonald explains why. On May 21 in 1998, B.J.Habibie, who was Indonesia's...
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Every election, there's talk in the Pacific community about how great it would be to have our very own party to represent "our" interests in Parliament. I can never work up any...
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Over the course of the last two weeks, Papua New Guinea has been rocked by one violent episode after another.
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
An open letter from outgoing Fiji Times publisher Dallas Swinstead explaining why he left the country's leading newspaper after rescuing it for the Motibhai Group following the buyout of Fiji...
Monday, February 7, 2011
OPINION: The Bainimarama government has passed a military decree that all Fiji citizens must now be called “Fijians”, while indigenous Fijians would be called “I-Taukei...
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post OPINION: The turmoil in Egypt has been a lesson in the fragility of a right we so often take for granted: to speak.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Astonishing how quick some mainstream news media in New Zealand were to latch on to the catchy phrase “honour killing” over the cruel and tragic death of an Indo-Fijian nurse working at...
Friday, January 28, 2011
New Zealand could help a colonised people solve their problems with Jakarta, writes Maire Leadbeater.  My introduction to West Papua was flying for many kilometres over the vast grey tailings...