Monthly Archives: July 2019

By RNZ Pacific Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. The declaration was signed by...

By RNZ News Auckland University of Technology has denied bowing to Chinese government pressure to stop one of its rooms being used for an event...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An influential warlord in PNG’s Hela province has handed himself in to security forces in the wake of mass killings last...
Guy Littlefair

By Michael Andrew A creative “grab bag” of projects has been unveiled by the Pacific Media Centre in a showcase of collaboration across academic and...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Australia has a responsibility to protect the Pacific region from the impacts of climate change, PNG’s newly appointed Prime Minister has...

By Simon Keslep in Port Moresby The 166 donated vehicles used during last year's Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference in Papua New Guinea have...

By RNZ Pacific France's outgoing High Commissioner to New Caledonia has said should preparations be needed for a third referendum on independence from France, there...
Ihumatao Eru Rakena

By RNZ News About 2000 people showed their support as New Zealand protests against a controversial proposed housing development at Ihumātao in South Auckland entered...
French TV crew arrestedvideo

French television journalist Hugo Clément speaking out about the arrest in Queensland on Monday. Video: Euronews Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has...

By Michael Andrew The Pacific Media Centre has a new website and it will be going live over the next week. A project almost two years...

By RNZ Pacific Eight members of Britain's House of Lords want to see their government take a strong stand on press freedom in West Papua. In...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand police have pepper-sprayed two dogs and arrested three more people at the site of a controversial land dispute in...

COMMENTARY: By Phil Fitzpatrick in Tumby Bay The recent horrific events in Hela Province have brought the role of the police force in Papua New...
French TV crew arrested

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Australian authorities to drop all charges against four French TV journalists who –...
Save Papuan journalists

ANALYSIS: By David Robie Indonesia recently hosted a bold public relations window-dressing expo in Auckland presenting itself as a “Pacific” nation while attempting to provide...

By RNZ Pacific West Papuan fighters have killed an Indonesian soldier in a renewed threat to Jakarta's road project there. State news agency Antara reported the...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape wants Australia to close the detention centre it has been running on PNG's Manus island...
Ponsonby prayers

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand’s unprecedented “internet-native mass shooting” attack on two mosques, the New Caledonia independence referendum, Fiji’s general election and news media...
Nduga refugees

By RNZ Pacific A relief agency says at least 139 people have died in displacement camps in the Highlands of West Papua in the past...

By Gorothy Kenneth in Port Moresby Papua New Guinean Prime Minister James Marape will visit Australia this weekend for a week-long state visit and the...

By Royson Willie in Port Vila Two Vanuatu Daily Post journalists were literally given a pat-down by the police criminal investigation unit yesterday over a...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk  The Indonesian government is furious over the Oxford City Council’s decision to award West Papuan activist Benny Wenda the Honorary Freedom...