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Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Henry Yamo: While "Large Ocean-Island States - the Pacific challenge" is the theme for next week’s 43nd Pacific Islands Forum in the Cook Islands, the region’s two key powers, China and the United...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Wendy Bacon: Part Two of Australia's Pacific Solution under Prime Minister John Howard in a memory-provoking timeline.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Wendy Bacon: TIMELINE: Australia's Pacific Solution under Prime Minister John Howard in a memory-provoking timeline.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Karen Abplanalp: REVIEW: Watching the world premiere in Auckland of Tongan Ark alongside about 700 Tongan’s was like being at sea in unruly, unpredictable but ultimately thrilling waters.
Friday, July 27, 2012
OPINION: Ali Bell, who lives in Stockholm, sheds some light for her fellow Kiwis on the Julian Assange case from the point of view of Sweden and TV spy thrillers
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Nasya Bahfen: ANALYSIS: It's been called an historic election for Papua New Guinea, for many reasons - and one of them is the growing role of social media.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
David Robie REVIEW: The 1988 Ouvéa massacre triggered a series of events that led to the Matignon Accord to open the door to self-government and self-detemination in New Caledonia and hope for a Kanak future. But...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Tim Pankhurst OPINION: New Zealand’s law commission has proposed a crackdown on inciting suicide on the internet and the publication of intimate photographs without permission. What does this mean for the industry...
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Graham Davis OPINION: Vijendra Kumar – a long-serving editor of The Fiji Times who left the country 21 years ago disillusioned with its direction – has surged back into the public eye with an optimistic...
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Scott MacWilliam: ANALYSIS: Part 2: How the potential has been largely destroyed in consistent attacks on the University of Papua New Guinea’s funding as well as the importance of its place in building and...
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Scott MacWilliam: ANALYSIS: Part 1: The University of Papua New Guinea was a well-known late addition to the institutions bequeathed to the soon-to-be independent nation-state. As the UPNG New Guinea Collection’s...
Friday, June 29, 2012
Tarcisius Tara Kabutaulaka: OPINION: AVUAVU, Guadalcanal: I opened my eyes slowly and looked around. The room was unfamiliar. My hand gently caressed what I was lying on. It was hard. There was no mattress, no pillow...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Graham Davis: OPINION: Part of the reason the United States has been more sympathetic towards Fiji in recent times is due to the efforts of Eni Faleomavaega, the genial US Congressman from American Samoa. In stark...
Monday, June 25, 2012
Jennifer Robinson OPINION: As violence escalates in West Papua, one cannot help but recall East Timor and wonder how much worse it must get before Australia, New Zealand and the international community will act.
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Hamish MacDonald ANALYSIS: On the Kokoda Track, about the point where General Tomitaro Horii's invasion force was halted in September 1942 in sight of the Coral Sea, a mobile phone will now pick up the signal from...