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Keith Rankin on Gallipoli, our Boys’ Overseas Experience of Imperial Militarism

Published By   /  April 25, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Keith Rankin, 25 April 2015 – Article also submitted to TheDailyBlog.co.nz. The Fat Boy nuclear bomb explodes over Nagasaki, Japan. THIS TIME LAST YEAR I was on my way, with my family, to Nagasaki (Letter from Japan on ANZAC Day). It is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, built like […]

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Keith Rankin on Gallipoli, our Boys’ Overseas Experience of Imperial Militarism

Published By   /  April 25, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Keith Rankin, 25 April 2015 – Article also submitted to TheDailyBlog.co.nz. The Fat Boy nuclear bomb explodes over Nagasaki, Japan. THIS TIME LAST YEAR I was on my way, with my family, to Nagasaki (Letter from Japan on ANZAC Day). It is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, built like […]

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An ANZAC – In Memory of a Man of Peace

Published By   /  April 24, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ ANZAC Karakia – image by Selwyn Maning. Feature By Selwyn Manning – first published in 1998, but Chino’s story and the concluding paragraphs show how poignant its message is today. ANZAC Day – April 25 always brings to mind one man more than any other. Why? I don’t know, perhaps it was […]

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The uncanny eeriness of ANZAC Day

Published By   /  April 24, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ “The Colour of Earth … was dull and browny red” P j Harvey’s the “Colour of Earth”, is an anti-war song that channels the ghostly voice of a soldier, Joey, who died fighting in an ANZAC trench at Gallipoli – his bones are left lying for two decades on a eery […]

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Media interest in public interest media: #SaveCampbellLive

Published By   /  April 24, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Carolyn Skelton. One interesting aspect of the SaveCampbellLive demonstrations today throughout NZ, was the amount of media coverage of them. Protesters gather at the corner of Karangahape Road and Symonds Street, Auckland. I have been on much larger protests (ones against the TPPA for instance) that have got far less […]

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Keith Rankin on United Kingdom General Election on 7 May

Published By   /  April 23, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ By Keith Rankin. This article was also published on Scoop.co.nz. I enjoy listening to Dame Anne Leslie, long-time Daily Mail journalist, who pops up regularly on the UK Correspondent section of Radio New Zealand’s Nine-to-Noon. She has an amazing gift for the consummate turn of phrase. On 16 April she was […]

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NZ: ‘Peter Arnett’ journalism school forced to close over lack of students

Published By   /  April 23, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ MIL OSI Analysis – Te Waha Nui/Pacific Media Watch Thursday, April 23, 2015 Item: 9232 Madeleine GrimshawAUCKLAND (Te Waha Nui/Pacific Media Watch): The journalism school at the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT), named after the celebrated local foreign corresondent Peter Arnett, has closed due to a severe lack of enrolments. Over […]

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Ban condemns deadly xenophobic violence in South Africa

Published By   /  April 23, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ MIL OSI – Source: United Nations – Ban condemns deadly xenophobic violence in South Africa 22 April 2015 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the wave of xenophobic violence in South Africa that has resulted in the deaths of at least seven people in the past few weeks. “He expresses his condolences […]

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NewsRoom Digest: Top NZ News Items for April 22, 2015

Published By   /  April 23, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ This edition of NewsRoom_Digest contains 8 media release snippets and 5 links of the day from Wednesday 22nd April. Top stories in the news cycle include Prime Minister John Key apologising to an Auckland waitress for grabbing her ponytail, figures from TradeMe Property show the national median rent is up 7.7% […]

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Ponytail-Gate: Council of Women Send Open letter to John Key

Published By   /  April 22, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Source: National Council of Women of New Zealand – Open letter to John Key Dear John. Prime Minister John Key. We are disappointed to learn of your unwanted touching of a cafe worker. We appreciate your apology to her and we understand that your actions were well-intentioned and not meant to offend […]

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Goff says Cabinet paper reveals weak case for Iraq deployment

Published By   /  April 22, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Source: New Zealand Labour Party – Cabinet paper reveals weak case for Iraq deployment A heavily redacted copy of a Cabinet paper on New Zealand’s military deployment to Iraq reveals how weak the case is for military involvement in that conflict, says Labour’s Defence spokesperson Phil Goff. The paper warns that given […]

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Fiji needs independent watchdog to watch MIDA for future elections

Published By   /  April 22, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific Region, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, General, Media  /  No Comments

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MIL OSI – Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis published with permission of Café Pacific Headline: Fiji needs independent watchdog to watch MIDA for future elections WHILE the Multinational Observer Group’s final report on the first post-coup Fiji general election since 2006 last week found the poll “credible” – as expected based […]

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DOC: Pest wasps cost economy $130 million a year

Published By   /  April 21, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Pest wasps cost economy $130 million a year The study, An evaluation of the cost of pest wasps (Vespula species) in New Zealand, by the Sapere Research Group, was jointly funded by the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for Primary Industries. Wasps are […]

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NewsRoom Digest: Top NZ News Items for April 21, 2015

Published By   /  April 21, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ This edition of NewsRoom_Digest contains 7 media release snippets and 4 links of the day from Tuesday 21st April. Top stories in the news cycle include the Government announcing Christchurch residents will have their say on renewed buyout offers to some red-zoned home owners, the sacked head of Auckland’s Heart of […]

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NewsRoom Digest: Top NZ News Items for April 20, 2015

Published By   /  April 20, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ This edition of NewsRoom_Digest contains 6 media release snippets and 6 links of the day from Monday 20th April. Top stories in the news cycle include Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott visiting New Zealand ahead of the Anzac Centenary, China’s consul-general in Auckland expressing concern over claims that spy agencies in […]

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Fiji needs independent watchdog to watch MIDA for future elections, says MOG

Published By   /  April 20, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific Region, Café Pacific, Dr David Robie, Media  /  No Comments

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MIL OSI – Source: Dr David Robie – Café Pacific – Analysis published with permission of Café Pacific Headline: Fiji needs independent watchdog to watch MIDA for future elections, says MOG WHILE the Multinational Observer Group’s final report on the first post-coup Fiji general election since 2006 last week found the poll “credible” – as […]

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AUDIO: PMW’S Alistar Kata talks Pacific Forum issues with 95bFM

Published By   /  April 20, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ MIL OSI Analysis – Pacific Media Watch/Pacific Media Centre. PMW’s Alistar Kata has revived the Southern Cross programme on Radio 95bFM. Monday, April 20, 2015 Item: 9227 AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Host of 95bFM’s Southern Cross programme Nick Bond talked to Pacific Media Watch’s Alistar Kata today about whether New Zealand and Australia should remain […]

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Who calls the shots? Acne & Isotretinoin II – Big Pharma & research

Published By   /  April 20, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Investigation by Carolyn Skelton. [Part I. Part II.] The bigger picture In the first part of this series, I outlined issues related to acne and to the powerful drug Isotretinoin and the devastating consequences for some users.  In today’s appearance-focused world acne can be pretty depressing and confidence-sapping for many young people. […]

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ISIS Issue: Harmeet Sooden asks all NZ MPs to back a humanitarian response rather than a military operation

Published By   /  April 20, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ New Zealand Parliament. Open Letter to Members of Parliament from Harmeet Sooden regarding the NZDF Deployment to Iraq Monday, 20 April 2015 Dear Members of Parliament, Peace activist, Harmeet Sooden. I write to you as a citizen of New Zealand seeking your assistance. I will be undertaking an assignment in Iraq […]

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REGION: Private contractor backs bill allowing use of force in detention centres

Published By   /  April 20, 2015  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI  /  Comments Off

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MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ MIL OSI Analysis – Refugees on Nauru protesting at Anibare camp. Image: Refugee Action Coalition Monday, April 20, 2015 Item: 9226 Mary BainesWELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): A contractor, International Health and Medical Services (IHMS), says it supports an Australian Bill that would allow its staff to use […]

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