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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USTKE fights for Kanak rights in defiance of ‘dishonest’ referendum
Sun, 23 Sep 2018
As New Caledonia’s November 4 referendum on independence approaches, both pro and anti-independence groups are ramping up their campaigns. But, as Michael Andrew reports, some groups are choosing not ...

Scott Waide: Amid the PNG silence on military aid, calls go out for wide national consultation
Sun, 23 Sep 2018
COMMENT: By Scott Waide The global trade war between China and Western powers has reached new heights in the Pacific, and in particular in Papua New Guinea. As the government of Peter O’Neill courts C...

Fisherman kept in ‘abject’ conditions at sea repatriated from Fiji, says lawyer
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
By Rahul Bhattarai An allegedly “enslaved” Indonesian fisherman on board Yu Shun 88, a Taiwanese flagged tuna longliner, has now been repatriated from Fiji to his homeland, says an Auckland lawyer. Ba...

Philippine protesters stage anti-martial law demos as Duterte trust plummets
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel II in Manila ...

Refugees, journalist detention in Nauru ‘overshadow Pacific issues’
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Support was widespread for journalist Barbara Dreaver’s detention at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru earlier this month. But, reports Maxine Jacobs for Asia Pacific Journalism, some commentators ar...

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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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