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TJ Aumua

TJ Aumua
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TJ Aumua is Pacific Media Watch freedom project contributing editor for the Pacific Media Centre (2016). She is a recent graduate of Auckland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Communication Studies (Honours) degree and with a BCS majoring in journalism and a minor in screen writing. TJ is also a contributor for the PMC Online and Asia Pacific Report and has been a recent summer research intern with Pacific Journalism Review.

By TJ Aumua in Auckland Pacific members of Parliament were brought together this month to address the way forward for Pacific communities living amongst Auckland's current...

The University of the South Pacific hosted its annual journalism awards this month, honouring some of the top students who report for the journalism...

The Auckland University of Technology's new open access publishing platform. Video: Tuwhera A new online research platform will allow Pacific research to be more accessible...

By TJ Aumua in Auckland Pacific journalist Barbara Dreaver says she is 'thrilled' to be able to report in Fiji again, after being blacklisted from the...

The film made its debut at the New Zealand International Film Festival in 2015. Video: JourneymanVOD By TJ Aumua in Auckland  Filmmakers of the New Zealand...

Fijian language week celebrations over the weekend addressed the revival of the language for future generations in New Zealand. But the past was not forgotten....

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission hosted a discussion on the importance of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)...

Thousands of people have rallied across West Papua this week demanding independence and their right to self-determination. The Free West Papua Campaign (FWPC) stated those that...

By TJ Aumua Democracy and freedom of speech are at the forefront of discussions concerning the arrests of five prominent Fijian politicians over the weekend. The...

By TJ Aumua in Auckland During the Pacific Tertiary Education Forum this week it was revealed that despite Pasifika students obtaining NCEA Level 3 they...

By TJ Aumua in Auckland The importance of preparing our Pasifika youth to succeed in a digitally connected world was a key message delivered this...

Forgotten Dawn Children's official trailer. By TJ Aumua in Auckland Filmmakers Joshua Iosefo and Corey Larry Sio found out this month that their short film Forgotten...

The Asia-Pacific premiere of a documentary showcasing how the remote island dependency of Tokelau has became the world’s first solar-powered territory was screened this...

Climate change reportage in the Asia-Pacific needs to be stepped up and taken more seriously by the region's media organisations. This was an issue...

By TJ Aumua "Teaching hospital" is a model that is regarded as a way for journalism educators to turn their classrooms into newsrooms by immersing...

By TJ Aumua Pacific communities know how difficult it is to have our voices and regional human rights abuses heard on a world stage and...

By TJ Aumua The lack of qualified journalists and media educators is threatening the quality of media in the Pacific. This was an urgent topic discussed...

The World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC) kicked off tonight in New Zealand with a formal pōwhiri ceremony hosted in the Sir Paul Reeves building at...

By TJ Aumua The World Journalism Education Congress preconference for JERAA and the region began today and brought together Pacific journalism educators to improve the...

By TJ Aumua in Suva The Pacific contingent attending the World Journalism Education Congress next week are eager to share their region's journalism knowledge with...

Where are you from? This simple question, as harmless as it may be intended, is loaded with controversial assumptions of race, ethnicity and a...

By TJ Aumua Media experts say journalism institutions lack the resources needed to raise the quality and awareness of environmental reportage in the Asia-Pacific region. Widely...