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MIL-Evening Report: Cook Islands backtracks on Rocketman ban

By   /  June 24, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, Cook Islands, Cook Islands News, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Speech, Gay Rights, Human Rights, KB, LGBTI, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Religion, Reportage, Rocketman, Samoa  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Cook Islands backtracks on Rocketman ban

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Cook Islands censor has backtracked on its initial decision to ban Rocketman. Instead, the Cook Islands Internal Affairs has followed the New Zealand censor’s classification and rated the film R18, reports Cook Islands News. The censor announced the ban last week, after Samoa banned screenings of the film due to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Student winner tells of ‘tui nesting’ leadership in race speech award

By   /  May 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, awards, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Evening Report, Featured, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Race relations, Race Unity Speech Awards, Reportage, Students, Youth  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Student winner tells of ‘tui nesting’ leadership in race speech award

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A New Plymouth Boys’ High School student has won a national race relations competition with a speech citing examples of past and present New Zealand leaders who have helped forge unity in Aotearoa. The year 11 student, Robbie White, used the metaphor of a tui building a nest to explain how […]

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