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Former PCF media intern welcomes Pacific newbies on NZ exchange

Published By   /  June 29, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, AUT, Education, Featured, Fiji, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, National University of Samoa, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Cooperation Foundation, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, School of Communication Studies, Solomon Islands, University of the South Pacific, Wansolwara, Youth  /  Comments Off on Former PCF media intern welcomes Pacific newbies on NZ exchange

Adi Anaesini Civavonovono of Fiji (left) and Elizabeth Osifelo of the Solomon Islands (both of the University of the South Pacific) against the green screen in the television studios during their visit to Auckland University of Technology this week. Behind them are the Pacific Cooperation Foundation’s Suzanne Suisuiki (partially hidden) along with AUT students Leilani […]

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Reviving the ‘lost skills’ of traditional waka Pacific voyaging

Published By   /  June 22, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Navigation, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Ocean, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Sailing, Samoa, Va'a, Video, Voyaging, Waka  /  Comments Off on Reviving the ‘lost skills’ of traditional waka Pacific voyaging

Waka (or va’a) voyager and environmental advocate Schannel van Dijken talks about the Pacific and Samoan ocean sailing traditions and the challenges of climate change. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu The president of the Samoa Voyaging Society (SVS), Schannel van Dijken, says humans cannot thrive without looking after our landscapes and seascapes. As […]

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India’s ‘tribal’ minister visits NZ for relationships but skirts rape culture

Published By   /  May 25, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Crime, Culture, Dialysis, Gender, Human Rights, India, Indigenous, Media, Medical aid, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Rape, Rape culture, Reports, Rural policy, Samoa, Tribal affairs  /  Comments Off on India’s ‘tribal’ minister visits NZ for relationships but skirts rape culture

India’s Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jasvantsinh Bhabhor greeting members of the community on his first visit to New Zealand. Image: Vandhna Bhan/Te Waha Nui By Vandhna Bhan in Auckland India’s Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jasvantsinh Bhabhor visited Auckland briefly last Saturday to talk about building international relations, but avoided comment on […]

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Tuilaepa accuses Pohiva of being ‘jello’ over Samoan press freedom

Published By   /  May 11, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Samoa Observer, Tonga, Tonga Broadcasting Commission, World Press Freedom Index  /  Comments Off on Tuilaepa accuses Pohiva of being ‘jello’ over Samoan press freedom

Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva … something “odd” with the world press freedom rankings. Image: Samoa Observer By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielelgaoi has accused his Tongan counterpart ‘Akilisi Pohiva of being “jello” – jealous – of Samoa’s media freedom ranking. Tuilaepa made the comment in response to Pohiva questioning Samoa’s ranking on […]

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Tuila’epa calls for urgent action over climate change for Pacific survival

Published By   /  February 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, COP23, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Climate Change Conference 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research, Samoa, Science-Technology, Security, Self Determination, SPREP, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, Victoria University  /  Comments Off on Tuila’epa calls for urgent action over climate change for Pacific survival

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tuila’epa calls for urgent action over climate change for Pacific survival By Nanette Woonton at Te Papa The stark realities of climate change were laid bare at the opening of the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference in Wellington last week. Calls from the Prime Minister […]

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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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Tuila’epa to open high-powered Pacific climate conference

Published By   /  February 19, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Climate Journalism, COP23, Environment, Featured, Fiji, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Climate Change Conference 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Samoa  /  Comments Off on Tuila’epa to open high-powered Pacific climate conference

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tuila’epa to open high-powered Pacific climate conference Trailer for the controversial climate change documentary Anote’s Ark – former Kiribati President Anote Tong opened the previous Pacific Climate Change Conference in Wellington in 2016. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Samoan Prime Minister and climate change action advocate […]

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Mata’afa Keni Lesa: Cyclone Gita’s over but remember Ofa’s vengeance

Published By   /  February 11, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cyclone Evan, Cyclone Gita, Cyclone Ofa, Cyclones, Disasters, Environment, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Samoa Observer, Weather  /  Comments Off on Mata’afa Keni Lesa: Cyclone Gita’s over but remember Ofa’s vengeance

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Mata’afa Keni Lesa: Cyclone Gita’s over but remember Ofa’s vengeance OPINION: By Mata’afa Keni Lesa, editor of the Samoa Observer Tropical Cyclone Gita has left just as quickly as it arrived on Friday night and yesterday morning. Within six hours, it left hundreds of people […]

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Gallery: Stay away from flooded areas, Samoa police warn after Cyclone Gita

Published By   /  February 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cyclone Gita, Cyclones, Disasters, Featured, Gallery, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Samoa Metereological Division, Weather  /  Comments Off on Gallery: Stay away from flooded areas, Samoa police warn after Cyclone Gita

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Gallery: Stay away from flooded areas, Samoa police warn after Cyclone Gita Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Tropical Cyclone Gita might be slowing moving away from Samoa but the danger is far from over and a state of disaster has been declared. Gita, which has been […]

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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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