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MIL-Evening Report: Fiji opposition seeks Malolo damage probe, criticises local media

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, CTF, Development, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental destruction, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Indigenous, Investigative journalism, KB, Malolo, Malolo Island, Media, MIL OSI, Newsroom, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fiji opposition seeks Malolo damage probe, criticises local media

By RNZ Pacific Fiji’s opposition has called for a full investigation by an impartial committee into allegations of collusion by government officials in the destruction of reefs, foreshore and land on Malolo Island. Earlier this month, the Chinese-backed company Freesoul Real Estate Development was ordered to repair the damage which it had caused during months […]

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MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan peace advocate who urged dialogue dies

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: West Papuan peace advocate who urged dialogue dies

By RNZ Pacific A leading West Papuan peace campaigner, Neles Tebay, has died in Jakarta after being hospitalised with leukemia. A Catholic priest and academic as well as the co-ordinator of the Papua Peace Network, Dr Tebay was a tireless advocate for dialogue between West Papuans and Indonesia’s government over the political conflict in their […]

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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: Utu actor Zac Wallace – ‘born a leader and a fighter for justice’

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Anticolonialism, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Colonialism, CTF, DJF, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Filmmaking, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indigenous rights, Justice, KB, Maori history, Media, MIL OSI, movies, Multimedia, New Zealand, Obituary, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Utu  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Utu actor Zac Wallace – ‘born a leader and a fighter for justice’

Trailer for the 2013 redux version of the 1983 film Utu produced for the Cannes Film Festival. Video: Utu OBITUARY: By Matthew Theunissen of RNZ News Acclaimed actor and activist Anzac Wallace is being remembered by people in the film and political worlds for his rare talent and powerful personality. The actor has died at […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Independent, returning MPs dominate new Solomon Islands Parliament

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, General election, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands elections  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Independent, returning MPs dominate new Solomon Islands Parliament

By Koroi Hawkins of RNZ Pacific Independent and returning MPs dominate the line-up for Solomon Islands new Parliament with all the results in from last week’s election. Nearly three-quarters of MPs have retained their seats, including the Prime Minister of the last two years, Rick Hou. The 50-seat Parliament has 14 new MPs and two […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Commonwealth observer group praises Solomon Islands election

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, General election, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands elections  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Commonwealth observer group praises Solomon Islands election

By RNZ Pacific The Commonwealth observer group has commended the commitment of the people of Solomon Islands to participating peacefully in last Wednesday’s national election. In a preliminary statement released over the weekend, its chairperson, former Vanuatu prime minister Sato Kilman, said the group acknowledged the efforts of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission to conduct […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Mediawatch: Broadcaster’s Pacific slurs on Newstalk ZB censured

By   /  April 7, 2019  /  'Pacific leeches', AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Balance, Broadcasting, Broadcasting Act, Broadcasting Standards Authority, BSA, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Fairness, Featured, Heather du Plessis-Allan, KB, Media, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pasifika, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mediawatch: Broadcaster’s Pacific slurs on Newstalk ZB censured

By Colin Peacock of RNZ Mediawatch Newstalk ZB broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan has been censured for Pacific Island slurs in a ruling that contains uncharacteristically strong language from the official broadcasting watchdog. It may end up costing NZME more than the $3000 the company must cough up in costs. On her Newstalk ZB show Wellington […]

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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: Fiji PM apologises to NZ journalists detained over Malolo probe

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Detention, DJF, English, Environment, Environmental Journalism, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Newsroom, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Fiji PM apologises to NZ journalists detained over Malolo probe

By RNZ News Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has apologised to three New Zealand journalists detained overnight in Suva by a “group of rogue officers” Newsroom co-editor Mark Jennings, investigations editor Melanie Reid and cameraman Hayden Aull were held overnight at the main Suva police station after Chinese developer Freesoul Real Estate accused them of […]

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