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MIL-Evening Report: Telling the real stories behind ‘plastic’ Pacific islanders and stereotypes

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, CTF, Culture, Diaspora, DJF, Documentaries, Education, English, Evening Report, KB, Language, Migrants, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, Pasifika, Pasifika success, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Self Determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Telling the real stories behind ‘plastic’ Pacific islanders and stereotypes

A look at the lives of Pacific islanders who choose to ignore or struggle to embrace their heritage. Video: Plastic Polynesia trailer By Leilani Sitagata Two final-year communication studies students at Auckland University of Technology decided for their end-of-year project to film a mini documentary about what it means to be a “plastic” islander. The […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Student awarded Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, CTF, DJF, Education, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Queenstown, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tourism  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Student awarded Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 19 Nov, 2018 Second-year Tourism Management student Heaven-Lee Kaka has been appointed the 2019 Te Pia Tāpoi scholarship recipient by leading tourism operator, Ngāi Tahu Tourism. The scholarship was open to Ngāi Tahu students and includes study fee support, paid holiday work and opportunities to grow cultural skills and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Professor reports on historic referendum

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, APEC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Crude, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Exploration, Fiji, France, Gas, Human Rights, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Professor reports on historic referendum

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 19 Nov, 2018 Professor David Robie with Kanak ‘independence’ flags outside the Loyalty Islands polling both in Noumea. Professor David Robie, Director of the Pacific Media Centre in the School of Communication Studies, has been part of the contingent of more than 100 journalists and media academics reporting on […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, CTF, Cuisine, Culinary skills, Culture, Development, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, food, KB, Media, Migrants, Migration, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

Students who volunteered for the AUT migrant cookbook include Leilani Sitagata (from left), Amina Mohamed and Tiana Lambert, who spoke of their experience last night. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai Students and staff gathered in Auckland last night to launch a cookbook with a difference celebrating culinary delights from refugee or immigrant families – […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Flavourz film festival wows audience with ethnicity, pollution, fun films

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Creativity, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Flavourz Film Festival, Human Rights, Indigenous, KB, Media, Migration, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, School of Communication Studies, Student films  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Flavourz film festival wows audience with ethnicity, pollution, fun films

Banabans of Rabi: A Story of Survival – the trailer. By Rahul Bhattarai Nine years on the popular Flavourz Film Festival has grown and grown … with more than 170 people watching the screening of 15 student documentary and feature productions at Auckland University of Technology at the weekend. The short films – ranging between […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tourism student to experience Fiji

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Entertainment, Fiji, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tourism  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tourism student to experience Fiji

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 09 Nov, 2018 Final-year tourism student, Seine Johnston, has won a trip to Fiji to make a difference with Spring Break Uprising, a tourism initiative for travellers interested in sightseeing, adventure and giving back to local communities. The Bachelor of International Tourism Management student’s analysis of Spring Break Uprising’s […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Can you help the Foodie Godmother?

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Banking and Finance, Crude, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Exploration, Gas, KB, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, Oil, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Can you help the Foodie Godmother?

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 02 Nov, 2018 In March this year, AUTSA launched Foodie Godmother, a service that gives students free living essentials such as food and personal hygiene products to students in need. There is a Foodie Godmother at each of AUTSA’s offices at North, South and City campuses and students can […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Arts student plans dream event

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Japan, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Arts student plans dream event

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 30 Oct, 2018 Combining her love for event management and all things Japanese, final-year student Hannah Bradley was given a rare opportunity to host her own event, Haru no Kawa, as part of her workplace experience with Auckland Artweek. Hannah, a Bachelor of Arts in Event Management and Japanese […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ministry addresses teacher shortage

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Australia, Canada, CTF, DJF, Education, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Tertiary Education, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Ministry addresses teacher shortage

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 30 Oct, 2018 The Ministry of Education is anticipating a staggering 850 teacher vacancies at the start of the 2019 school year, unless efforts to address the shortage are accelerated. Data released by the Ministry shows that an additional 650 primary and 200 secondary school teachers will be required to meet increased demand; with 45% of positions needed in Auckland. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Opening up about business failure

By   /  October 25, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Education, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Opening up about business failure

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 25 Oct, 2018 Everyone likes to celebrate business success, but when it comes to business failure the subject often gets swept under the carpet. Yet failure offers up some of the biggest business lessons of all. NZ Business Magazine talked to AUT Business School’s Dr Smita Singh about how […]

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