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The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology also collaborates with other Asia-Pacific media centres engaged in research and cultural production and develops cultural and research publications, building on the success of the peer-reviewed publication Pacific Journalism Review, media freedom project Pacific Media Watch and current affairs website Asia Pacific Report.

Multimedia story by Leilani Sitagata in Auckland About 30,000 primary and intermediate school teachers and principals went on strike for the first time in almost...

There has been much wringing of hands over Nauru’s ban on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for next month’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ summit. But,...

Cryptocurrencies are a controversial phenomenon that have risen from a technical experiment, with zero monetary value, to an industry with a combined market capitalisation...

Kanaks and long-time New Caledonian settlers get to vote on their future on November 4. But, as Michael Andrew of Asia Pacific Journalism points...

Many Samoans are angry over a threat by the prime minister earlier this year to ban the social media platform Facebook amid growing pressure...

Papua New Guinea threatened to temporarily ban Facebook earlier this year. With the APEC conference looming in November, the question remains whether this was...

The Papua New Guinean government has been working tirelessly to clean up its capital city in preparation for APEC, instead of attending to serious...

The ABC has a reputation for vigorous reporting of Pacific issues, including human rights violations at the Australian-established Nauru detention centre for asylum seekers....

Dr Swee Ang’s “SOS” call broadcast from the Al Awda as the boat was being hijacked in international waters last week. (Poor quality audio...

By Koro Vaka'uta of RNZ Pacific The outgoing general manager and publisher of The Fiji Times says his job has been made difficult by the...

By RNZ Pacific Fiji's prime minister Voreqe Bainimarama has again hit out at opposition parties, calling them liars and accusing them of sowing division in...

By Dian Septiari in Jakarta Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is set to lobby more countries to vote for her country in its campaign for...

RNZ has announced a formal content sharing partnership with the Auckland-based Pacific Media Centre - Te Amokura. The arrangement will allow content from rnz.co.nz,...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk In the elections held in French Polynesia over the weekend, the ruling party of President Edouard Fritch scored a decisive victory...

EMTV News' Lucy Kopana reports on the Lae squatter settlements issue in Papua New Guinea. Image: EMTV News By Lucy Kopana in Lae Following a growing...

BRIEFING: By Ben Bohane in Port Vila China ... China ... China ... All the talk is of increasing Chinese influence in our region. But this...

SPECIAL REPORT: Anton Lutz in Mougulu profiles what life is like on the border of Western Province and Hela at the epicentre three weeks...

Lawyer Paul Paraka announces he will go to court to clear himself and claim for damages. Video: EMTV News Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Embattled Papua New...

By Scott Waide in Port Moresby Over the course of the past month, Oro Governor Gary Juffa has been at the forefront of a crackdown...

A 100 candles vigil was held in the Papuan capital city of Port Numbay (Jayapura) this week and people gathered to raise funds and...

By Nasik Swami in Suva Fiji's 2018 General Election is going to be a close contest between the ruling FijiFirst and the opposition parties, according...

As Palestinians protest against US President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Democracy Now! profiles the issues....