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The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

The call of Ihumātao: Migrant communities standing with Māori

August 14, 2019

The occupation at Ihumātao is a spectacle of flags. In every direction they flutter. Alongside tino rangati...

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

Pacific documentaries, investigative journalism given midwinter showcase

August 4, 2019

A creative “grab bag” of projects has been unveiled by the Pacific Media Centre in a showcase of...

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

July 9, 2019

  West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend was in New Zealand last week, speaking about the need...

Where lapu lapu are a lucrative catch

Where lapu lapu are a lucrative catch

June 24, 2019

Captured, cultivated, dosed with "sleeping medicine", then contained in a Styrofoam box bound for China - such is life of the lapu lapu.

Student journos form ‘biggest newsroom’ to cover election

Student journos form ‘biggest newsroom’ to cover election

May 22, 2019

Journalism students across Australia collaborated in an immense project to cover the weekend’s federal election. Organised through The Junction, a website showcasing and promoting student journali...

UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

UN Security-General tells youth be ‘noisy as possible’ on climate change

May 16, 2019

Older generations are failing to address climate change and they need the world’s youth to lead the...

Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

Student journos call for quality, factual reporting in USP free media debate

May 5, 2019

Links between quality information, elections and democracy topped discussions among panelists at this...

‘Leave it up to Parliament,’ says USP academic in wake of Honiara riots

‘Leave it up to Parliament,’ says USP academic in wake of Honiara riots

April 25, 2019

A Solomon Islands academic says the only body that can find a legitimate solution to his country’s...

Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

April 10, 2019

An exhibition about the infamous Dawn Raids in the 1970s has opened in South Auckland, providing a window into a painful chapter of New Zealand’s history.

Solomon Islands students ‘denied’ opportunity to vote in election

Solomon Islands students ‘denied’ opportunity to vote in election

April 5, 2019

As Solomon Islanders headed to the polls on Wednesday to vote for leaders whom they trust will lead them in the next ...

Cuba boosting ‘Pacific connection’ in defiance of US blockade

Cuba boosting ‘Pacific connection’ in defiance of US blockade

April 5, 2019

Cuba will develop relationships with Pacific countries despite pressure from the United States, says...

How journalists can improve diversity in our media

How journalists can improve diversity in our media

March 28, 2019

The New Zealand mainstream media has done two things in the past fortnight – it’s shown just how good it can be with excellent reporting of the Christchurch mosque terror attacks.

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