Monthly Archives: November 2020

Stuff Apology

By Katarina Williams, a senior reporter of Stuff Stuff has introduced a new company charter with Te Tiriti o Waitangi at its core, after a...

The West Papua regional police (Polda) have arrested 36 people in Manokwari and Sorong city following a demonstration commemorating the anniversary of the West...
PM James Marape

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge over the election of James Marape as prime minister last year. The challenge...
TNI helicopter

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An appeal for a 40-day fast across the region by the Pacific Council of Churches in support of West Papua closes...
Fruit pickers in NZ

By Eric Frykberg, RNZ News Reporter The New Zealand government has offered help to the under-pressure horticultural sector by allowing 2000 registered seasonal employer...

RNZ News Genome sequencing has showed the Air New Zealand crew member who tested positive for covid-19 in China is not linked to known cases...
Loloata Island resort

By RNZ Pacific Three government members of Papua New Guinea's Parliament have tested positive for covid-19. The MPs, whose names haven't been publicised, have been in...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Campaigners at a TAPOL-hosted global webinar have called on the people of Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States and other...
Pitcairn Island PO

By Sally Round, RNZ Pacific Journalist Honey is helping to keep Pitcairn Islanders afloat after the global pandemic stopped cruise ship visits, a growing source...

COMMENT: By Ena Manuireva and Tony Fala in Auckland Tomorrow – November 25 – is D-Day for Tahitian pro-independence leader Oscar Temaru’s trial in New...
Peterson Boso

By Robert Iroga in Honiara A legal challenge will be filed in the High Court this week in a bid to block the Solomon Islands...
Philippine military

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Philippine authorities should independently investigate the circumstances surrounding the killing of journalist Ronnie Villamor and hold those responsible to account, says...

By Robert Iroga in Honiara Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare insists his government will push on with the temporary suspension of Facebook while lawmakers...
Demba Bamba France rugby

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's rugby team is set to have another round of covid-19 testing today as they seek to salvage what is left of...

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland A Pacific Islands Forum-hosted webinar has called on the United Nations and Indonesia to be “more responsive” to the pleas...
Kris Douw

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A young West Papuan musician, Kris Douw, who has written many powerful protest songs against Indonesia's illegal military occupation in his...
Frans Josua Napitu

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk An Indonesian university student, Frans Josua Napitu, who reported his institution's rector (vice-chancellor) to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), has challenged...
PMC's Professor David Robie

By Laurens Ikinia in Auckland Media freedom defenders from Commonwealth countries have criticised many governments across the world that threaten and censor the work of...
Douglas Marau

COMMENT: By Wendy Amangongo Twenty years ago, the Solomon Islands government put restrictions on the media during and after the State of Public Emergency. This...

ANALYSIS: By Ena Manuireva The sharply rising number of deaths from the covid-19 coronavirus in Mā’ohi Nui ("French" Polynesia) has triggered a corrosive war of...
"Blooding' by SAS soldiers

By RNZ News Afghanis who say they have witnessed torture and murder at the hands of Australian soldiers want the chance to testify in court...
Arrested

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Indonesian police have arrested 54 participants of a public hearing organised by the Papuan People's Council (MPR) this week at the...