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RNZ Pacific A New Zealand author, journalist and media educator who has covered the Asia-Pacific region since the 1970s says liberation "must come" for Kanaky/New...

Journalist and critic of Israeli apartheid Antony Loewenstein wrapped up his New Zealand tour with another damning address in Auckland last night but was...

The Owen Wilkes book Peacemonger, edited by May Bass and Mark Derby, was due to be launched in Wellington today after earlier launches in...

Asia Pacific Report Peace campaigners, activists and Nuclear-Free and Independent Pacific stalwarts were among those who gathered in Auckland this evening to celebrate publication of...

Peacemonger, the new book published last month to celebrate the life and work of peace researcher and activist Owen Wilkes (1940-2005), is being launched...

Raekaihau Press Owen Wilkes (1940–2005) was known throughout the Pacific and across the world as an outstanding researcher on peace and disarmament. His work: • exposed plans...

ANALYSIS: By Rodney Tiffen, University of Sydney “These are dark times for our nation”, former US President Donald Trump declared when he announced his mansion...

REVIEW: By Matthew Ricketson, Deakin University It is easy to forget why Julian Assange has been on trial in England for, well, seemingly forever. Didn’t he...

ANALYSIS: By Randa Abdel Fattah, Macquarie University Those born after 2001 have only known a world “at war on terror”. This means a generation growing up...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Retired politics professor and historian Robert "Robbie" Robertson, 69, co-author of the book Shattered Coups about the 1987 coups led by...

Asia Pacific Report For Margaret Mills, adventurer, environmental campaigner, activist poet and Greenpeace stalwart, it was a lifetime dream coming true at 91. When she opened...

From RNZ Saturday Morning Described by a Guardian reviewer as "superb hate-reading", writer and columnist Anand Giridharadas's latest book Winners Take All: The Elite Charade...

By Mong Palatino of Global Voices A book excerpt published by The Guardian narrates the survival of six shipwrecked Tongan boys on an island...

By RNZ News Many people have revelled in a return to a simpler life in recent weeks. While lockdown restrictions are eased in many...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A new handbook for the existential problem of our time – climate change – has been published as a boost for...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk An Iranian asylum-seeker detained in Papua New Guinea under Australian asylum laws has won Australia's most valuable literary prize for a...

BOOK REVIEW: By Bambang Muryanto in Yogyakarta A Dutch freelance journalist, Rohan (a pen name), had been interested in the political turmoil in Papua...

REVIEW: By Dr Wayne Hope It can’t have been easy for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and their political leaders to deny the results...

By Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Tim Keating presented the NZ Defence Force response to the book Hit &...

Professor Welby Ings ... talking "disobedient thinking" at TedxAuckland in 2013, some of the ideas underpinning his new book. Video: TedxTalks Despite being expelled from...

By Pacific Media Watch editor Kendall Hutt Bookstore owners, writers, authors, family, friends and a group hopeful of West Papuan independence squeezed into the...

Ahead of the launch of her debut novel The Earth Cries Out, author Bonnie Etherington talks with Pacific Media Watch contributing editor Kendall Hutt...