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MIL-Evening Report: NZ’s gun law change: ‘One of the most important pieces of legislation’

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch Terror Attack, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, gun control, Gun laws, guns, Human Rights, Justice, KB, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: NZ’s gun law change: ‘One of the most important pieces of legislation’

By John Gerritsen of RNZ News National Party MPs crossed the floor of New Zealand’s Parliament to congratulate Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and Police Minister Stuart Nash, after MPs voted near-unanimously to approve the government’s gun ban last night. Senior police officers and members of Nash’s staff were among the few people in the public […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Christchurch mosque attacks: Accused gunman appears in court via video link

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Christchurch Terror Attack, Courts, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Justice, KB, Media Law, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Christchurch mosque attacks: Accused gunman appears in court via video link

By RNZ News The man charged over the Christchurch mosque shootings last month appeared in the High Court in Christchurch today, accused of killing 50 people. Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared via a video link from Auckland Prison for what was a quiet, ordered hearing. The public gallery was packed to standing capacity with members of […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Thousands in NZ don’t believe official Christchurch terror attacks story

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Christchurch Terror Attack, Conspiracy, Conspiracy theories, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Fake News, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, Newswars, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Rainbow Warrior, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Thousands in NZ don’t believe official Christchurch terror attacks story

By Ben Strang of RNZ News Thousands of New Zealanders do not believe the official version of the mosque terror attacks in Christchurch. About 5 percent of the people are estimated to be hard core conspiracy theorists, some of whom have been spreading their theories online and over the airwaves, reaching a global audience, according […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Ramzy Baroud: Can Christchurch heal our collective wounds?

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch Terror Attack, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Justice, KB, Migration, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reportage, Reports, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Ramzy Baroud: Can Christchurch heal our collective wounds?

OPINION: By Ramzy Baroud I visited the city of Christchurch on May 23, 2018, as part of a larger speaking tour in New Zealand that also took me to Auckland, Wellington, Hamilton and Dunedin. New Zealand is an exceptional country, different from other countries that are often lumped under the generalised designation of the “Western […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mosque atrocity remembrance service calls for ‘love, solidarity’ to continue

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Christchurch Terror Attack, Civil Society, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mosque atrocity remembrance service calls for ‘love, solidarity’ to continue

Fifty Kowhai Intermediate School children sing the waiata at the remembrance service in Eden Park rugby stadium in Auckland today. Video: Del Abcede/PMC By Amy Williams and of Brooke Jenner of RNZ News All Black Sonny Bill Williams has challenged hundreds of people at Auckland’s memorial service for those who died in the Christchurch mosque […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Misconceived hatred’ gives way to Muslim voices finally being heard

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Christchurch Terror Attack, Civil Society, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, KB, Media, Mediawatch, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, Multimedia, Muslim, Muslim voices, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Misconceived hatred’ gives way to Muslim voices finally being heard

By Jeremy Rose of RNZ Mediawatch In 2017, the New Zealand media featured 14,349 stories that included the word Islam – nearly 13,000 of those stories mentioned either terrorism or Islamic Jihad. The stats are from an academic article in Pacific Journalism Review by Auckland University of Technology’s senior lecturer and Pacific Media Centre board […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Black Sheep: NZ’s story of white supremacy

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Black Sheep, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, podcasts, Politics, Racism, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Terrorism, Violence  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Black Sheep: NZ’s story of white supremacy

COMMENTARY: By William Ray Since the mosque attacks in Christchurch earlier this month, many people have called for New Zealand to examine its history of white supremacy. In this special episode of RNZ’s Black Sheep, William Ray looks at the origins of this ideology, how it warped and changed over time, and how people have […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Gallery: Children head NZ’s ‘love not hate’ rally in central Auckland

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gallery, Human Rights, Justice, KB, LAHR, Love Aotearoa Hate Racism, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Photojournalism, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, solidarity  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Gallery: Children head NZ’s ‘love not hate’ rally in central Auckland

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Pacific Media Centre’s Del Abcede was on the ground for last Sunday’s “love not hate” rally  with about 2000 people marching down Auckland’s Queen Street in solidarity with the victims and survivors of the Christchurch mosque terrorist attack earlier this month. Scores of children were among the marchers with placards declaring […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Paul Buchanan: Soul-searching NZ must ‘own’ this terrorist attack

By   /  March 24, 2019  /  36th Parallel Assessments, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Christchurch Terror Attack, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Justice, KB, Media, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Terrorism, Terrorist groups  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Paul Buchanan: Soul-searching NZ must ‘own’ this terrorist attack

OPINION: By Dr Paul G Buchanan The terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques this month is a watershed moment in New Zealand history. In the days, months and years ahead much soul-searching will be conducted about the social and political factors that contributed to the massacre of 50 people. Here we shall focus on two: […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Thousands take part in Auckland ‘love Aotearoa’ rally, reject terrorism

By   /  March 24, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Civil Society, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Evening Report, Human Rights, KB, LAHR, Love Aotearoa Hate Racism, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, Muslim, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, solidarity, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Thousands take part in Auckland ‘love Aotearoa’ rally, reject terrorism

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Thousands of New Zealanders flocked to the “Love Aotearoa Hate Racism” rally at Aotea Square in central Auckland today in solidarity with the Muslim community in the wake of the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch just over a week ago. The colourful and vibrant rally vowed to “maintain unity” […]

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