Yearly Archives: 2020

Labour Day in NZ

COMMENTARY: By Bryan Bruce Today is Labour Day in New Zealand - the public holiday set aside to celebrate the rights of workers and in...
Rev Yeremia Zanambani

By Moch. Fiqih Prawira Adjie in Jakarta An Indonesian government-sanctioned joint fact-finding team has reported that it found indications that security forces were involved in...
Wafi-Golpu tailings protest

By Jimmy Kalebe in Lae Landowners are unwavering in their opposition to the deep sea tailings placement (DSTP) method for waste from Papua New Guinea's...
Coronavirus

COMMENT: By Bryan Bruce The covid 19 coronavirus is so small it is estimated around 500 million of them could fit onto a pin head....
ULMWP rally at Port Numbayy

By RNZ Pacific The United Liberation Movement for West Papua says it is adopting a provisional constitution for a democratic state. The organisation is seeking a...
The Malt pub, Auckland

By RNZ News Epidemiologist Sir David Skegg is concerned at the level of complacency the public and government is showing towards covid-19 since the country...
Sudima Hotel

By RNZ News Hundreds of Russian fishing crew at a New Zealand covid isolation hotel in Christchurch are said to be in good spirits and...
Pharmaceutical supplies

By Clifford Faiparik in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea's Auditor-General has questioned who approved a US-based international auditing firm to audit the awarding of contracts...

By Sri Krishnamurthi “No matter how we come to be in Fiji, or how long we have been here ...we all part of the...

ANALYSIS: By David Hall, Auckland University of Technology A pandemic can change the foundations of a society. But if this happens in New Zealand over...
East Timor's Independente

By Jose Sarito Amaral in Balibo The Jornal Independente newspaper has been awarded Timor-Leste's mediaoutlet of the year prize in the National Press Council’s 2019...
Lisa Owenvideo

Sealord responds to international fishers covid-19 outbreak at Christchurch MIQ. Video: RNZ By RNZ News Some 11 cases of covid-19 have been confirmed at a New...

ANALYSIS: By Selwyn Manning, editor of EveningReport.nz There is a mood circulating among some New Zealand circles that it would end badly for the Green...
Asmat fisherman

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Asmat regency in Papua has decided to limit access to and from the area for 28 days, starting last Sunday, after...
Taiwan Day event in Suva

By Grubsheet Feejee publisher Graham Davis Reports are emerging of a serious diplomatic incident in Suva 10 days ago in which two Chinese diplomats from...
Port of Taranaki

By RNZ News The Director-General of Health says a ship now bound for Brisbane is believed to be the most likely source of transmission in...

By Tri Indah Oktavianti in Jakarta The convicted murderer of human rights activist Munir Said Thalib, Pollycarpus Budihari Priyanto, died on Saturday after testing positive...

ANALYSIS: By Richard Shaw, Massey University; Bronwyn Hayward, University of Canterbury; Jack Vowles, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington; Jennifer Curtin, and...
Green Party leadership 171020

By RNZ News The Green Party say voters have given a strong signal they are valued in the New Zealand government, and they have ambitions...
Rawiri Waititi

By RNZ News The Māori Party looks set to secure a place back in New Zealand's Parliament after three years out in the cold. Rawiri Waititi...
Jacinda Ardern

By RNZ News New Zealand's Labour leader Jacinda Ardern received a rapturous reception when she walked on stage at the Auckland Town Hall this evening. With...
Sydney Airport

By RNZ News Seventeen passengers from New Zealand who travelled to Sydney under the trans-Tasman bubble arrangements have been caught entering Melbourne, reports the ABC. The...