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New direction for Fiji Times

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 12:34 pm | Pacific.scoop

The Fiji Times will look to rebuild its relationship with the government says publisher Dallas Swinstead. Swinstead told FBC News the onus is on the Times to prove to the people and the government that they are a newspaper with a good strong heart and ... More >>

Victory and beyond in Nelson

Wednesday, 6 October 2010, 12:16 pm | Pacific.scoop

The Mental Health Foundation is encouraging all New Zealanders to play their part in looking after their mental health and by doing so helping create a society where all people flourish. More >>

2010 World Press Photo Exhibition Closes

Thursday, 9 September 2010, 4:40 pm | Pacific.scoop

Those who entered the World Press Photo Competition went into the draw to win a 2010 World Press Photo Year Book containing 168 selected photos from the exhibition. Congratulations to Adrienne Carlisle who is the winner this year. More >>

Families and Children in Flood-Affected Pakistan

Thursday, 5 August 2010, 6:08 pm | Pacific.scoop

Food Supplies Run Low and Families and Children Drink Contaminated Water in Flood-affected Pakistan More >>

Fiji may step in to host 2011 PINA media meeting

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 4:06 pm | Pacific.scoop

The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) will ask Fiji media to host the 2011 Pacific Media Summit if Cook Islands withdraws from organising the event. More >>

New Plan For Tonga/New Zealand Partnership

Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 12:48 pm | Pacific.scoop

Miss Tara, the 2010-2011 Miss Galaxy Queen, was crowned at the largest annual pageant in Tonga on Friday 9 July 2010. The pageant kicked off on Saturday 3 July with a spectacular condom parade and attracted crowds of approximately 2000 people each ... More >>

Massive Support to Save Whales, Not Whaling

Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 6:31 pm | Pacific.scoop

Wellington, 2 June 2010 – A petition signed by 53,000 New Zealanders, calling on the Government to protect the future of the world’s whales, was delivered today during a rally on Parliament grounds. More >>

Latest PJR Poses 'Price of Freedom' Challenge

Monday, 17 May 2010, 3:51 pm | Pacific.scoop

Editors, journalists and media researchers face the challenge of the “price of freedom” and the cost of reporting global conflict in the latest edition of Pacific Journalism Review. More >>

Ben Bohane: Retrospective on Pacific War Reporting

Monday, 17 May 2010, 3:50 pm | Pacific.scoop

Pacific photojournalist Ben Bohane is travelling from Vanuatu to Brisbane tomorrow for a launch with his photo collective Degree South for a retrospective of his best war reportage over the years. More >>

Dictionary For Remote Micronesian Islanders

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 4:06 pm | Pacific.scoop

The picturesque Atoll of Ulithi, located in the Central Pacific, is home to 700 islanders. These Micronesians live on a chain of coral islands a thousand miles east of the Philippines. Most have learned to read and write in English, but their native Ulithian ... More >>

Building Capacities for Change

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 5:11 pm | Pacific.scoop

[Nadi- May 05] Tolerance, respect and open channels of communication are some of the capacities for peace identified at a peace building workshop, currently underway in Nadi. Capacities for peace building exist at the individual, family, community ... More >>

Fijians Celebrate Ancestors

Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 4:15 pm | Pacific.scoop

“The Fijians in New Zealand will be celebrating, respecting and commemorating the arrival of their ancestors from the Asian, Indian & Afghanistan sub-continent at Fickling Center, Three Kings, Auckland on Friday May 14, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm” ... More >>

NZ Tongans Will Have to Go Home to Cast Their Vote

Monday, 19 April 2010, 10:50 am | Pacific.scoop

AUCKLAND (The NZ Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Tongans living in New Zealand will have to return home if they want their voices counted in the country's first democratic elections, planned for November. More >>

Decrees Show That NZ Must Stay Firm on Fiji

Monday, 19 April 2010, 10:47 am | Pacific.scoop

No doubt it can be tiring for democracies as they fight to ostracise, shame and sanction dictatorships around to their own way of thinking. The despots are seldom for turning. They commonly think and argue in a language of belligerence and conceit that would ... More >>

The BSA and the 'Guns And Drugs' Ruling

Friday, 16 April 2010, 1:29 pm | Pacific.scoop

AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Commentators on the Media 7 show last night criticised the Broadcasting Standards Authority ruling against a controversial Television New Zealand programme about gangs, guns and drugs, saying the BSA had "got it wrong". More >>

Fiji Government Still Working on Draft Decree

Friday, 16 April 2010, 1:27 pm | Pacific.scoop

SUVA (All Headline News/Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji government confirmed Wednesday it is still working on a draft of the Media Industry Development Decree. More >>

No Rush Over Decree

Friday, 16 April 2010, 1:26 pm | Pacific.scoop

SUVA ( The Fiji Times/Pacific Media Watch ): There is no specific timeframe for the implementation of the Media Industry Development Decree 2010, says Justice Ministry head Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum. More >>

Dreaver, Robbery And Guns

Friday, 16 April 2010, 1:24 pm | Pacific.scoop

APIA (Samoa Observer/Pacific Media Watch): Now that Television New Zealand has decided against appealing the decision by New Zealand’s Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA), we should all breathe a sigh of relief. More >>

Have You Checked Your Uric Acid Levels Mr Henare?

Friday, 16 April 2010, 1:23 pm | Pacific.scoop

Arthritis New Zealand would like to urge MP Tau Henare to get his uric acid levels tested for gout after he revealed to the Herald he has been diagnosed with diabetes, especially given his love of paua. More >>

Young PNG Women Trained in Film Making

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 12:31 pm | Pacific.scoop

GOROKA, PNG (Radio Australia/Pacific Media Watch): Australian film maker Verena Thomas has been working with art students at the University of Goroka in Papua New Guinea on developing their skills as film makers. More >>





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