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PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

Published By   /  July 30, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cook Islands, Event, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Research, Samoa, Seminars, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

Event date and time:  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Why is folk wisdom important?  In this presentation, Jourdene Aguon will explore and discuss the intersection between Pacific island communities (Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, Guam and the Marianas) and their oral traditions, focusing on folk wisdom and […]

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Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games

Published By   /  April 11, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Commonwealth Games, Cook Islands, Featured, Indigenous, Javelin, Lawn bowls, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Olympics, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Solomon Islands, Sports, Vanuatu, Weightlifting, Women's sport  /  Comments Off on Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games Celebrating Pacific successes at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Image: SBS By Stefan Armbruster of SBS News Three countries that have never won a medal in Commonwealth Games history are celebrating after bagging […]

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Ardern mission for post-Gita visit to Tonga, Samoa, Niue and Cook Islands

Published By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Aid, Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cook Islands, Cyclone Gita, Cyclones, Disasters, Jacinda Ardern, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Tonga, Weather, Winston Peters  /  Comments Off on Ardern mission for post-Gita visit to Tonga, Samoa, Niue and Cook Islands

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Ardern mission for post-Gita visit to Tonga, Samoa, Niue and Cook Islands Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says the New Zealand government’s Pacific Mission will take place early next month and travel to Tonga, Samoa, Niue, and the Cook Islands. “It […]

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Pacific knowledge, smart media used to tackle mosquito-borne diseases

Published By   /  February 1, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cook Islands, Featured, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Health and Fitness, Health media, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, mosquitoes, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palau-Belau, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Smart phones, Solomon Islands, Technology, Tonga  /  Comments Off on Pacific knowledge, smart media used to tackle mosquito-borne diseases

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Pacific knowledge, smart media used to tackle mosquito-borne diseases TechCamp in action … technology training and capacity-building workshops for Pacific health professionals. Image: US Embassy By Dr Sylvia C. Frain of the Pacific Media Centre An international TechCamp event, funded by the US Embassy in […]

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Michael Powles: ‘Recolonising’ the Pacific would stir security backlash

Published By   /  January 30, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, Cook Islands, Defence, Development, Economics, Environment, Featured, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Foreign Policy, Global, Indigenous, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Policy, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palau-Belau, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Security, Tuvalu  /  Comments Off on Michael Powles: ‘Recolonising’ the Pacific would stir security backlash

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Michael Powles: ‘Recolonising’ the Pacific would stir security backlash Australian Foreign Policy White Paper … “Opportunity, Security, Strength” but a step too far for New Zealand. Image: Aust govt ANALYSIS: By Michael Powles with Anna Powles Australia’s recent Foreign Policy White Paper says that Australia’s […]

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