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Compulsory Te Reo Māori debate fails to address key problems, say critics

Published By   /  September 20, 2018  /  APJS newsfile, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Education policy, Featured, Language, Maori culture, Maori education, Maori language, Maori Language week, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Te Reo, Te Reo Maori  /  Comments Off on Compulsory Te Reo Māori debate fails to address key problems, say critics

Māori language week was celebrated last week and the key issue in the media was a debate on whether Te Reo Māori should be made compulsory in New Zealand schools. Mike Mohr of Asia Pacific Journalism reports. Amid the debate over the issue of compulsory Te Reo Māori lessons in New Zealand schools that intensified […]

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Learning te reo Māori a pathway to Aotearoa’s culture and history

Published By   /  September 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Featured, Indigenous, Language, Maori culture, Maori education, Maori language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Te Reo, Te Reo Maori  /  Comments Off on Learning te reo Māori a pathway to Aotearoa’s culture and history

Eden created an online series for Te Karere voicing the political views of youth. Video: AUT By Michael Neilson, Māori affairs reporter of the New Zealand Herald Advocates for boosting te reo levels in Aotearoa say it provides a gateway to greater cultural, historical and racial understanding. Minister for Crown/Māori Relations Kelvin Davis says he […]

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Kupu: New app translates objects into te reo Māori

Published By   /  September 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Education, Featured, Indigenous education, Language, Maori culture, Maori language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Te Reo, Te Reo Maori  /  Comments Off on Kupu: New app translates objects into te reo Māori

Te Rina Kowhai reports for Te Karere. Video: TVNZ Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A new app developed by Spark and Google in conjunction with the Research Team of the Te Aka Māori – English, English – Māori Dictionary in Te Ipukarea ~The National Māori Language Institute, has taken New Zealand by storm this Māori Language […]

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New Caledonia: Does the French public actually want to ‘set it free’?

Published By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Editor's Picks, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Kanak independence, Kanaky, Language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, referendum, Reports  /  Comments Off on New Caledonia: Does the French public actually want to ‘set it free’?

Things may be coming to a head over the coming New Caledonia referendum, the independence struggle in New Zealand’s own region, but there is only lukewarm interest in France itself, writes Lee Duffield. After reporting from Noumea last month for Asia Pacific Report, he has been walking the streets in France this week asking people […]

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Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

Published By   /  August 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Democracy, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Indonesia, justice, Language, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papuan Student Alliance, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Protest, Protests, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan self-determination, West Papuan students  /  Comments Off on Indonesian police arrest 49 in attack, vandalising of Papuan dormitory

The 49 arrested Papuan students in Surabaya police station after the protest. Image: Suara Papua By Bastian Tebai in Surabaya Indonesian police last night arrested 49 Papuan students who live at the Kamasan Papuan Dormitory in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya and they are being held at the district police headquarters (Polrestabes). There […]

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Lifetime of devotion to Māori and Pacific student success

Published By   /  July 27, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Cultural diversity, Diversity, Education, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Language, Maori culture, Maori education, Maori language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Ngā Wai o Horotiu, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Profile, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tertiary, Youth  /  Comments Off on Lifetime of devotion to Māori and Pacific student success

Tui O’Sullivan (right) with Tagaloatele Peggy Fairbairn-Dunlop at the Pacific Media Centre recently when retiring. Image: Del Abcede/PMC PROFILE: By Leilani Sitagata Educator and kuia Tui O’Sullivan has recently retired from Auckland University of Technology after close to 40 years of service. Born and breed up North in the heart of Ahipara, she says choosing […]

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Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Food safety, Fukushima, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear health, Nuclear justice, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research, Science-Technology  /  Comments Off on Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher By Jean Bell in AucklandA loose collection of elite groups shape the global language and thinking around food safety in the nuclear era, says a researcher who has been studying the Fukushima disaster in Japan seven […]

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Crown breached Crimes Act over ‘depoliticising’ Treaty of Waitangi

Published By   /  February 6, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, justice, Language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Sovereignty, The Daily Blog, Treaty of Waitangi, Waitangi Day  /  Comments Off on Crown breached Crimes Act over ‘depoliticising’ Treaty of Waitangi

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Crown breached Crimes Act over ‘depoliticising’ Treaty of Waitangi Tiriti o Waitangi of 1840 … a “historical deception” that the British Crown gained sovereignty over New Zealand. Image: Steve Edwards OPINION: By Steve Edwards The New Zealand government’s ongoing failure to acknowledge that the British […]

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How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers

Published By   /  December 8, 2017  /  Academic collaboration, Academic publishing, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Featured, Global, IKAT, Independent media, Indonesia, Journals, Language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nature, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, publishing, Reports  /  Comments Off on How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers Journalist Duncan Graham talking to IKAT co-editor Dr Vissia Ita Yulianto and Professor David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review, about the academic journal publishing industry in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, last month. Image: Del Abcede/PMC By […]

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NZ ‘relentlessly Pākehā’ newsrooms improving, says researcher

Published By   /  January 19, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Diversity, Featured, Language, Mainstream media, Maori, Maori culture, Maori language, Maori newspapers, Maori radio, Media, Media plurality, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Research, Te Reo Maori  /  Comments Off on NZ ‘relentlessly Pākehā’ newsrooms improving, says researcher

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ ‘relentlessly Pākehā’ newsrooms improving, says researcher Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Journalists find there is a tension between honouring tikanga and needing to file stories to a deadline, says Julie Middleton. Image: 123RF There are still too few Māori in New Zealand’s newsrooms, media researcher Julie […]

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