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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Sano Malifa: Criminal libel and PM Tuilaepa’s ‘gift’ from American Samoa
Sun, 07 Jan 2018
OPINION: Samoa Observer editorial by Gatoaitele Savea Sano Malifa Let’s face it. For every beginning there is an end. And for every end there is a reward to be extended, the quality of which would dep...

Research explores media practice, freedom of the press in Samoa
Sun, 07 Jan 2018
By Joshua Lafoai in Apia A research paper by a National University of Samoa lecturer warns media freedom in Samoa still faces many challenges. Media freedom has had a long, proud history in Samoa. Str...

The man I never knew – a tribute to a PNG crash pilot’s tragic end
Fri, 05 Jan 2018
By Malum Nalu in Port Moresby As I look into the face in the photo Into the eyes of the man I never knew I see the pain The hurt He shows me the cloud-covered Saruwaged The treetops I hear the crunch ...

‘Help us’ plea from Bougainville police to find 18 escaped prisoners
Thu, 04 Jan 2018
By Theresa Baranangko of New Dawn FM Eighteen prisoners who have escaped from Bougainville’s Buka police station are still at large. Police station Commander Kingsley Lua has called for the comm...

Prime Minister Pōhiva submits his cabinet lineup to the Tongan king
Thu, 04 Jan 2018
By Kalino Lātū, editor of Kaniva News A businessman, Dr Tu’i Uata, who was not elected by voters to Tonga’s Parliament has been named by Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pōhiva as his Minister of Labour ...

More information is a joint venture between Multimedia Investments Ltd ( and AUT’s Pacific Media Centre ( (
Editorial email:
Multimedia Investments Ltd: Managing director Selwyn Manning, MCS

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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