Monthly Archives: October 2020

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...
Gaston Flosse

By RNZ Pacific French Polynesia's former president Gaston Flosse has tested positive for covid-19, prompting a deferral of today's appeal court hearing. Flosse and the current...
Balibo Five

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Today, October 16, marks the 45th anniversary of the Balibo Five – the five Australian-based Australian, British and New Zealand -...
Jacinda Ardern 161020

By RNZ News New Zealand's Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern today spoke on national radio about why she should continue as prime minister on the...
1 News Colmar Brunton poll

By RNZ News The last opinion poll before Saturday's general election on Saturday last night put Labour on 46 percent and National on 31 percent....

By RNZ News Vanuatu's opposition leader is calling for engagement with New Caledonia's anti-independence side to convince them of a viable Kanaky. New Caledonia last week...
Roch Wamytan

By RNZ Pacific The president of New Caledonia's parliamentary Congress says the Pacific territory could become an independent state associated with France. The suggestion was made...
Jacinda Ardern cartoon

ANALYSIS: By Richard Shaw, Massey University Three years ago everything felt so different. New Zealand's borders were open, no one knew what PPE stood for,...

By Samisoni Pareti in Suva Attempts to remove the University of the South Pacific pro-chancellor and one of its council’s committee chairperson - both of...