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Rahul Bhattarai

Rahul Bhattarai
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Rahul Dev Bhattarai is a student journalist at Auckland University of Technology attached to the Pacific Media Centre. He is currently doing his Postgraduate Diploma in Communications Studies majoring in Journalism. Previously he graduated with a degree in Arts majoring in Philosophy and Psychology and minoring in Sociology from Massey University.

By Rahul Bhattarai Students and staff gathered in Auckland last night to launch a cookbook with a difference celebrating culinary delights from refugee or immigrant...

Banabans of Rabi: A Story of Survival - the trailer. By Rahul Bhattarai Nine years on the popular Flavourz Film Festival has grown and grown...

By Rahul Bhattarai A housing trust chief executive has condemned the government for taking “short cuts” to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis. “We need to stop...

The Chinese government is accused of illegally harvesting the organs of Falun Gong members. However, a leading academic says that China isn’t the real...

By Rahul Bhattarai A leading academic on peace research issues has called for increased policy making efforts to face up to the challenges of Pacific...

By Rahul Bhattarai An allegedly “enslaved” Indonesian fisherman on board Yu Shun 88, a Taiwanese flagged tuna longliner, has now been repatriated from Fiji to...

By Rahul Bhattarai Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman praised the “people power” that gained an important victory in the “oil war” when the Rainbow Warrior...

By Rahul Bhattarai A local Indonesian community leader has praised the co-publication of a climate change and disasters edition of Pacific Journalism Review launched at...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has reaffirmed her country’s offer to take 150 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Almost 17,000 Nepalese people are now living in New Zealand following a sharp increase of migration from the Himalayas country,...

By Rahul Bhattarai Military forces on peacekeeping duties often face dilemmas that are difficult to resolve, says a retired colonel who is now an education...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Radio 95bfm Jemima Huston is joined by AUT Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie and reporter Rahul Bhattarai about the...

In The Name Of Confucius trailer for the 52-minute documentary. A Chinese government-sponsored cultural and education programme offers Mandarin lessons around the world. But a...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Unite Union national director Mike Treen arrived in Auckland today and told of his brutal experience at the hands of...

By Rahul Bhattarai Author and researcher David Hall has criticised anti-immigration rhetoric in New Zealand’s housing crisis, saying a more serious problem is “Pākehā leaders...

By Rahul Bhattarai It was a case of Pacific meets Pacific in AUT’s School of Communication Studies this week as one of the inaugural winners...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson last night condemned the “obscenity” of jailing West Papuans by Indonesian authorities for raising their...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Palestinian author and a journalist Dr Ramzy Baroud vowed today that Palestinians would never be defeated by the Israelis and...

By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland About 50 people gathered in Auckland’s Silo Park today to protest over the 70th year of Nakba - also known...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk About 50 people staged a "wall of noise" protest in Auckland's port today in a bid to shut down the Israeli...