Monthly Archives: July 2020

By Katie Scotcher, RNZ Political Reporter The former Minister of Defence has admitted he "completely forgot" about a report which stated civilian casualties were possible...
NZ election polls

By Richard Shaw, of Massey University Strong team. More jobs. Better economy. So say the National Party’s campaign hoardings. Only thing is, last Sunday’s Newshub-Reid...
Oscar Temaru

By Matthew Scott, reporting for the Pacific Media Centre The day began with a video, showing a disparate collection of arresting images - the drowned...
Kikori remote patrol

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Remote communities in Papua New Guinea's south-western Gulf Province have welcomed an outreach patrol to several villages that has brought treatment...
Dr Kipas Binga

By Scott Waide of EMTV News Seventy-four health workers in Papua New Guinea's Morobe province have been isolated after coming in contact with a 35-year-old...
Rainbow Warriorvideo

Flashback: Tagata Pasifika's John Pulu talks to Oscar Temaru in 2016. By David Robie One of the champions of the South Pacific’s nuclear-free and independence campaigners,...

By Budi Sutrisno in Jakarta President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's instruction for the military and the police to hunt down armed pro-independence rebels accused of being...
Migrant Lives Matter

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Unite Union national director Mike Treen has welcomed the changes made by the New Zealand government in a $50 million reform...
Rodrigo Duterte poster

By Pia Ranada in Manila Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, for the third time, used his State of the Nation Address (SONA) to call on Congress...
Loimata

Pacific Media Watch Host Zoe Larsen Cumming had much to discuss on a new documentary, the exquisitely made Loimata – The Sweetest Tears, which was...
Maria Ressa

By Lian Buan in Manila Manila Judge Rainelda Estacio-Montesa has denied the motion for partial reconsideration filed by Rappler journalists, and upheld the cyber libel...
Dr Paison Dakulala

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Twenty three new covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Papua New Guinea's National Capital District - the highest reported so far...
POM emergency ward

By Adelaide Sirox Kari in Port Moresby As Papua New Guinea's capital continues to record an increase in covid-19 cases, with seven new positive cases...
Stranded Filipinos

By Aika Rey in Manila Most Filipinos remain stressed due to the coronavirus pandemic, pollster Social Weather Stations found in a survey earlier this month. The...
Fiji police curfew roadblock

By Talebula Kate in Suva Eighteen people were arrested in Fiji last night for breach of the covid pandemic curfew restrictions from 11pm yesterday to...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the country had managed to stamp out the coronavirus, it was met with...
Air Commodore Darryn Webb

By RNZ News Four teenagers who fled from a New Zealand managed isolation facility in Hamilton last night with their mother had returned to the...

By RNZ News Immigration New Zealand has confirmed that Behrouz Boochani has been given refugee status in New Zealand. Boochani has been in New Zealand since...

By EMTV News Papua New Guinea's Pandemic Controller David Manning has issued nine new control measures as the country's cases have increased to 31. He said...
West Papua supporters

By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu Prime Minister Bob Loughman has rejected a claim that he had been invited by the Indonesian government to...

By RNZ Pacific More than 20,000 people have marched through Port Vila for the opening of Vanuatu's 40th Independence Anniversary celebrations. The parade started in the...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Papua New Guinea's rapid response team of the National Capital District (NCD) is conducting thorough case investigation, contact tracing and testing...