Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific Report
is a joint venture between Multimedia Investments Ltd ( and AUT’s Pacific Media Centre ( (

A core of the content is provided by postgraduate student journalists on the PMC’s Asia-Pacific Journalism Studies course in the School of Communication Studies at Auckland University of Technology. The students report on a range of Asia-Pacific issues ranging from climate change and the environment to education and health to politics, media, law social justice and sustainable business. Their reports are supplemented by articles from the University of the South Pacific’s regional journalism programme and Wansolwara newspaper, and contributing journalists and academics.

Objectives of the website:
  • An independent Asia-Pacific voice telling the untold stories
  • An educational media resource boosting the quality on regional reporting
  • Addressing justice for the marginalised
  • Providing Asia-Pacific journalism internships

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Vanuatu pressing ahead with Ambae volcano island evacuation plan
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu is still pressing ahead with its plan to evacuate Ambae island for the second time in six months in the face of rumbling and ash-spewing from Mt Lombenden volcano. A ...

‘Great relief’ for rights advocates after Philippines ‘releases’ Australian nun
Thu, 19 Apr 2018
By Jean Bell in Auckland Detained Australian missionary Sister Patricia “Pat” Fox’s “release” by the Philippines Bureau of Immigration has been greeted with relief by hum...

USP students raise Pacific climate change awareness using cellphones
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Bearing Witness talks to ePOP climate change video makers. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom in Suva Ten students from the University of the South Pacific have ca...

USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Bearing Witness crew Blessen Tom and Hele Ikimotu’s video story of USP’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations and climate change. Video: AUT Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visu...

Solar panels the way to go for Pacific, says USP physics academic
Wed, 18 Apr 2018
By Hele Ikimotu in Suva Affordable energy enhances the livelihood of Pacific communities, says an associate professor in physics at the Fiji-based University of the South Pacific. Dr Atul Raturi prese...

More information is a joint venture between Multimedia Investments Ltd ( and AUT’s Pacific Media Centre ( (
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Pacific Media Centre

D-87 School of Communication Studies
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 x7834
Director: Professor David Robie

Last updated: 22-Feb-2017 8.54am

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