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Sir John Anderson (1945 – 2018)

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Culture, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sir John Anderson (1945 – 2018)

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Sir John Anderson (1945 – 2018) 16 November 2018 A message from Sport NZ CEO Peter Miskimmin Sport NZ pays tribute to Sir John Anderson, who passed away on Tuesday night, and extends its condolences to his family. Sir John was a man who made an extraordinary contribution to cricket, […]

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Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, AUT, Cuisine, Culinary skills, Culture, Development, DJF, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Food, KB, KB, Media, Migrants, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, Tertiary  /  Comments Off on Refugee, migrant culinary delights boost new diversity cookbook

Students who volunteered for the AUT migrant cookbook include Leilani Sitagata (from left), Amina Mohamed and Tiana Lambert, who spoke of their experience last night. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai Students and staff gathered in Auckland last night to launch a cookbook with a difference celebrating culinary delights from refugee or immigrant families – […]

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Sport NZ seeks public views on sport integrity

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Culture, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sport NZ seeks public views on sport integrity

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Sport NZ seeks public views on sport integrity 31 October 2018 Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an online survey that will be open for the […]

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Royals talk empowerment, gender and climate advocacy with USP students

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Culture, Development, DJF, Duke of Sussex, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Prince Harry, Reports, Royal tour, Royal visit, University of the South Pacific, USP, Youth  /  Comments Off on Royals talk empowerment, gender and climate advocacy with USP students

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex outside the University of the South Pacific’s Japan-Pacific ICT Centre on Laucala campus in Suva. Image: Wansolwara By Mereoni Mili in Suva Meeting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in person was a humbling experience this week for specially selected students from the University of the South Pacific, including […]

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Vanuatu student journalist launches first poetry collection and aims higher

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Arts & Sports, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Culture, DJF, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, journalism, KB, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, poetry, Publishing, Reports, University of the South Pacific, USP, Vanuatu, Youth  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu student journalist launches first poetry collection and aims higher

Telstar Jimmy with her poetry book Journey of Truth at USP’s Laucala campus in Suva … now keen to help others publish. Image: Harrison Selmen/Vanuatu Daily Post By Harrison Selmen in Suva, Fiji Vanuatu student journalist Telstar Jimmy launched her first poetry book in Fiji last week and vows bigger plans ahead to to help […]

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New research confirms physical activity is tied to healthy mental wellbeing

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on New research confirms physical activity is tied to healthy mental wellbeing

Source: Sports New Zealand Back New research confirms physical activity is tied to healthy mental wellbeing 9 October 2018 New research from Sport NZ shows that Kiwis that are physically active are more likely to have good mental health. Those who meet the global physical activity recommendations of at least 2.5 hours of moderate to […]

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Banabans of Rabi short climate change documentary chosen for Nuku’alofa

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banabans, Banabans of Rabi, Bearing Witness, Climate, Culture, Documentary, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Kiribati, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Student journalists, Tonga  /  Comments Off on Banabans of Rabi short climate change documentary chosen for Nuku’alofa

The trailer for Hele Ikimotu and Blessen Tom’s short Bearing Witness documentary. Video: Banabans of Rabi Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A short documentary, Banabans of Rabi – A Story of Survival, by Hele Ikimotu and Blessen Tom of Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre, has been selected for the 2018 Nuku’alofa Film Festival in […]

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Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate Refugees, Cross-discipline, Culture, Documentaries, Editor's Picks, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Indigenous, Innovation, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Profile, Reports, Te Ara Motuhenga, Text  /  Comments Off on Pacific storytelling with a focus on the ignored and ‘untold’ issues

A video made by an AUT screen production graduate, Sasya Wreksono, marking the 10th anniversary of the Pacific Media Centre. Video: PMC PROFILE: By Craig Major of AUT News ​Based at Auckland University of Technology, the Pacific Media Centre is a small team dedicated to telling stories from across the Pacific that you won’t read […]

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Spotlight on Summer Sport: Surf Life Saving

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Spotlight on Summer Sport: Surf Life Saving

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Spotlight on Summer Sport: Surf Life Saving 3 October 2018 With the summer sport season fast approaching, Sport New Zealand is taking a look some of the options available for kids aged 5 to 8 years. Surf Life Saving NZ Junior Surf Programme The beach is summer fun. It’s also […]

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Spotlight on Sport: Tennis

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Spotlight on Sport: Tennis

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Spotlight on Sport: Tennis 27 September 2018 With the summer sport season fast approaching, Sport NZ is taking a look at some of the options available for kids aged 5 to 8 years. A good way to try Tennis Hot Shots for the first time is by joining in a […]

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Compulsory Te Reo Māori debate fails to address key problems, say critics

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Education policy, Evening Report, Featured, Language, Maori culture, Maori education, Maori language, Maori Language Week, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Te Reo, te reo maori  /  Comments Off on Compulsory Te Reo Māori debate fails to address key problems, say critics

Māori language week was celebrated last week and the key issue in the media was a debate on whether Te Reo Māori should be made compulsory in New Zealand schools. Mike Mohr of Asia Pacific Journalism reports. Amid the debate over the issue of compulsory Te Reo Māori lessons in New Zealand schools that intensified […]

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Spotlight on Sport: Athletics

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Spotlight on Sport: Athletics

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Spotlight on Sport: Athletics 20 September 2018 With the summer sport season fast approaching, Sport NZ is taking a look at some of the options available for kids aged 5 to 8 years. Athletics New Zealand’s foundation programme Get Set Go Athletics plays a key role in New Zealand’s sporting […]

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SODELPA’s Rabuka confident of winning power in Fiji election

By   /  September 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Culture, Democracy, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji constitution, Fiji elections, FijiFirst, IntJourn Project, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, National Federation Party, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Sitiveni Rabuka, SODELPA  /  Comments Off on SODELPA’s Rabuka confident of winning power in Fiji election

By Sri Krishnamurthi of the Pacific Media Centre Fiji’s Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leader Sitiveni Rabuka is confident of winning government benches in the 2018 general election. SODELPA, the largest opposition party from the 2014 election in Fiji, currently has 15 seats while FijiFirst has 32 and the National Federation Party has three in […]

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Learning te reo Māori a pathway to Aotearoa’s culture and history

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Evening Report, Featured, Indigenous, Language, Maori culture, Maori education, Maori language, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Te Reo, te reo maori  /  Comments Off on Learning te reo Māori a pathway to Aotearoa’s culture and history

Eden created an online series for Te Karere voicing the political views of youth. Video: AUT By Michael Neilson, Māori affairs reporter of the New Zealand Herald Advocates for boosting te reo levels in Aotearoa say it provides a gateway to greater cultural, historical and racial understanding. Minister for Crown/Māori Relations Kelvin Davis says he […]

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Kupu: New app translates objects into te reo Māori

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Indigenous education, Language, Maori culture, Maori language, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, Te Reo, te reo maori  /  Comments Off on Kupu: New app translates objects into te reo Māori

Te Rina Kowhai reports for Te Karere. Video: TVNZ Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A new app developed by Spark and Google in conjunction with the Research Team of the Te Aka Māori – English, English – Māori Dictionary in Te Ipukarea ~The National Māori Language Institute, has taken New Zealand by storm this Māori Language […]

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‘Flight of the myna’ – behind the smiles in post-coup Fiji 30 years on

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, China, Culture, Development, Economics, Editor's Picks, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji constitution, Fiji elections, Fiji politics, FijiFirst, IntJourn Project, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reflections, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘Flight of the myna’ – behind the smiles in post-coup Fiji 30 years on

OPINION: By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva When I left Fiji 30 years ago, a week after the first coup in 1987, I planned to write a book titled “The flight of the myna” – a pesky, noisy bird, which can talk if trained and was introduced to Fiji by our forefathers from India. The book […]

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Barbara Dreaver: Mana counts … NZ needs the Pacific as much as the Pacific needs NZ

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, cultural diplomacy, Culture, Development, Diplomacy, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Opinion, Pacific dialogue, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports  /  Comments Off on Barbara Dreaver: Mana counts … NZ needs the Pacific as much as the Pacific needs NZ

A song called “Jacinda New Star in the Sky” clearly delighted NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru last week: “Underestimating personal relationships in the Pacific is sheer ignorance.” Image: Screen shot from TVNZ video OPINION: By Barbara Dreaver, 1 News Pacific Correspondent Now that the phosphate dust has settled […]

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Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A solid start

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A solid start

Source: Sports New Zealand Hi, I’m Conor Gilchrist. I’m approaching the halfway point of my second year on the Sport NZ Graduate Programme. Before joining Sport NZ in 2017, I studied Commerce at Victoria University majoring in Management and Commercial Law. After completing my studies, I wanted to combine my tertiary education with my passion […]

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Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A job in paradise

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Culture, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A job in paradise

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Sport NZ Graduate Programme: A job in paradise 4 July 2018 This is a story from one of our past graduates, who participated in Sport NZ’s Graduate Programme. Kia ora, my name is Tim Coltman and I was fortunate enough to be on the 2016-17 Sport NZ Graduate Programme. My […]

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