Monthly Archives: July 2024

A Kanaky prison parallel with Palestine

In the West Bank, one in three Palestinians has experienced one or more incarcerations during their life since 1967, or 35 percent of the...
Suspended Fiji Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde

By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific digital/social lead Foreign Minister Winston Peters has "hung . . . out to dry" Fiji's suspended New Zealand Director of...
A Post-Courier artist's impression of the Chimbu attack

PNG Post-Courier Papua New Guinea's Chuave District Development Authority is condemning an attack on a priest and his team in Chimbu province. Father Ryszard Wajda (SVD),...
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative to the South Pacific Jonathan Veitch

By Sainimili Magimagi in Suva Family members keep silent on the issue of violence in Fiji and individuals continue to be the victims, according to...
Tahiti's veteran politician Gaston Flosse (left) with Bruno Sandras, vice-president of the Amuitahiraa o te Nunaa Maohi party

By Patrick Decloitre, RNZ Pacific correspondent French Pacific desk French Polynesia's veteran politician, 93-year-old Gaston Flosse, announced last week he is stepping down from his...
Three killings of Papuan civilians in Puncak Jaya

Asia Pacific Report A brutal killing of three Papuan civilians in Puncak Jaya reveals that occupied West Papua is a ticking time bomb under Indonesian...
Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown

By Pita Ligaiula in Tokyo The Pacific Islands Forum hopes to send a high-level delegation to Kanaky New Caledonia to investigate the current political crisis...
PNG Communications Technology Minister Tmothy Masiu

By Shailendra Bahadur Singh and Amit Sarwal in Suva Given the intensifying situation, journalists, academics and experts joined to state the need for the Pacific,...
ICJ's Chief Justice Nawaf Salam

Asia Pacific Report The decision of the International Court of Justice that Israeli settlements on Palestinian land are illegal demands immediate action from the New...
USP's Laucala campus

RNZ Pacific The University of the South Pacific staff associations are up in arms about the sacking of a union leader and academic by the...
NZ Foreign Minister Winston Peters

RNZ Pacific The Pacific Island Forum could serve as a "constructive force" to find a "path forward" in Kanaky New Caledonia, New Zealand Foreign Affairs...
The recent Fiji mass rally for decolonisation and justice in Suva

PANG Media The PANG media team at this month's Pacific International Media Conference in Fiji caught up with independent journalist, author and educator Dr David...
Touho airport control tower on fire

By Margot Staunton, RNZ senior journalist and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific editor A Kanak political commentator in Aotearoa New Zealand says calls to separate New...
Asia Pacific Media Network's Dr David Robie and RNZ Pacific's Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor

By Justin Latif in Suva Despite the many challenges faced by Pacific journalists in recent years, the recent Pacific International Media Conference highlighted the incredible...
PNG shipping of oil and hydrocarbons

By Matthew Vari in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea will face a grim reality of a ban on its shipping of oil and hydrocarbons in...
How the New Zealand Herald featured the assassination attempt on former President Donald

ANALYSIS: By Sara Oscar, University of Technology Sydney The attempted assassination of Donald Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania was captured by several photographers who...
Australia's Minister for International Development and the Pacific Pat Conroy

RNZ Pacific Australia has announced more than A$68 million over the next five years to strengthen and expand Australian broadcasting and media sector engagement across...
Panelists on the "Gender and Media in the Pacific" panel

By Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor, RNZ Pacific manager Delegates at a Pacific media conference in Fiji two weeks ago heard harrowing stories of female reporters facing threats...
The "pre-Bastille Day" march in the Fijian capital of Suva

Pacific Media Watch Many platitudes about media freedom and democracy laced last week’s Pacific International Media Conference in the Fijian capital of Suva. There was...
The atmosphere of the capital city of Suva in Fiji

Indonesia's commitment to the Pacific continues to be strengthened. One of the strategies is through a commitment to resolving human rights cases in Papua,...
Window Jen Emeke and mother of two

By Kelvin Joe and Gynnie Kero in Port Moresby Two widows and their children were among other Papua New Guinean squatters who had to dismantle...
Ten more armoured Centaur vehicles and 15 firetrucks have been delivered to Kanaky New Caledonia

By Patrick Decloitre, RNZ Pacific correspondent French Pacific desk More armoured vehicles and firetrucks have been delivered for Kanaky New Caledonia's security forces, including police...