AUT business graduate, Manako Nemaia, was named the winner of the BNZ Commercial Corporate Category at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards, held at Parliament in Wellington this week.
The Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study at AUT South Campus has been awarded almost $1 million for innovative research as part of the ‘Ageing Well’ National Science Challenge.
Sini Tagiloa was toiling on the factory floor, working hard and wondering why he was going nowhere. He wished he knew what his manager was looking for and contemplated what he might do differently if their roles were reversed. He decided to study HR - read his story.
This year, AUT is honouring our Pacific Language Weeks through a series of short videos which provides a platform for Pacific students to share their thoughts on one of the United Nations' sustainable development goals.
More than 100 students from AUT South Campus will perform as Southern Voices at the university’s winter graduation ceremonies, being held at Aotea Centre on July 28-29.
Auckland University of Technology has partnered with Ponsonby Rugby Club through a new annual fee-paying scholarship to support the educational development of some of New Zealand’s talented young rugby players.
AUT's Annual Samoan Language debate - that ‘technology will be the death of Samoan language’ (o le a liu efuefu le ala le gagana ona o le faatekonolosi) was enjoyed by a large and vocal group at the South Campus this week.
The Ministry for Pacific People’s Pacific Language Weeks are celebrated at AUT each year as an opportunity to acknowledge the diverse Pacific cultures at the University.
Pacific midwife numbers are on the rise in South Auckland, thanks to a mentoring initiative led by Pasifika Midwives Aotearoa, supported by the AUT midwifery school.
More than a hundred Pacific Year 13 high school students from 30 high schools across Auckland recently attended a special programme with a vision to inspire them to achieve their very best, and assist them to explore and make informative decisions for their educational and career pathways.
Giving voice to the voiceless and championing the rights of all people by telling the truth was the message given to the Human Rights and the Media forum in Fiji organised by the region’s Pacific community.
Researchers at Auckland University of Technology’s South Campus in Manukau will join forces with four other leading research groups in the field of child development studies, thanks to Government funding of $429,017 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Catalyst Fund.
The latest round of findings from the 14 year measurement wave of the Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study will be examined at a research symposium being held at the AUT South Campus in Manukau this week.
Research into the challenges and opportunities facing the Pacific Islands and their communities will flourish thanks to the uniting of the resources and expertise of three New Zealand universities.
The Veiqia Project Exhibition is now open at AUT’s St Paul St Gallery Three as a result of the journey of seven women reconnecting with a ‘sleeping’ practice.
AUT joined in the celebrations of Auckland’s diverse island cultures at ASB PolyFest 2016.
AUT culinary graduates will be working side-by-side with some of New Zealand’s top chefs this weekend to help raise money for Fiji in the wake of Cyclone Winston.
A childhood bout of rheumatic fever changed the course of Andrew Fiu’s life in almost every way.
Antony Vavia has taken home the science prize at the prestigious 2015 Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards.
One of the 53 doctoral students graduating is Jonah Tisam – the first Papua New Guinean to graduate from AUT with a PhD.
Professor David Robie has visited Fiji as the guest of the University of the South Pacific to present a keynote address at the annual journalism awards night.
Protecting cultural principles and values is at the heart of a new book of Tongan nursery rhymes and poems launched at AUT South Campus on 31 October 2015
Learning the basics of the Cook Islands languages has become easier with the development of the Cook Islands Dictionary app for smartphones and tablets.
Research to create sustainable livelihoods for our Pacific neighbours
PhD candidate Taberannang Korauaba from AUT’s Pacific Media Centre gives some insight into what drove him to research climate change communications.
Professor Fairbairn-Dunlop was formally recognised for her services to education and the Pacific community.
A mock disaster simulation involving a mock multi-car pileup, mock injuries and emergency scenarios was part of a showcase event called HealthSim at AUT South Campus.
More than 30 secondary students from schools around South Auckland got to hang out with some top radio personalities and learn about the business side of the music industry at Music Biz.
Health Promotion students studying at AUT's South Campus will gain in-depth knowledge of Pacific health.
Call for a region-wide push for real nuclear justice in Pacific needed, says Dr David Robie.
New Zealand wasn’t the only target of French state-backed terrorism three decades ago.
Visual Communication students showcased insight at a recent exhibition of their work at the AUT South Campus.
Professor David Robie was honoured for his significant contribution to the Asia-Pacific media landscape.
We need to think about how we can best ensure the survival of the Samoan language.
An event organised by the AUT recently saw Pacific students share their insight into their journeys so far.
A seminar on the ethical reporting of environmental risks was hosted by the AUT’s Pacific Media Centre this week.
It was a busy start to the year for AUT's South Campus.
AUT art and design student Talita Tolutau has a lot to be proud of.
Professor David Robie has condemned the “outrageous and cowardly” attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
‘I will have you jailed too,’ Trillanes warns President Duterte
Sat, 25 Feb 2017
By Lian Buan in Manila After visiting Senator Leila de Lima in jail, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said that he will stop at nothing to make sure Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte also serves time i...
O’Neill pays tribute to late PNG Governor-General at state funeral
Sat, 25 Feb 2017
By Charles Yapumi in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has described the late Governor-General, Sir Michael Ogio, as a man of dignity and humility. “Sir Michael served his cou...
War on drugs critic Senator Leila de Lima arrested in Philippines
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
Senator Leila de Lima has branded President Rodrigo Duterte a “sociopathic serial killer” after he was accused of ordering drug killings. Video: Pinas Trends A Philippines senator and stau...
Vincent Lingga: Freeport’s arbitration threat simply ploy to block mining reform
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
By Vincent Lingga in Jakarta “PT Freeport Indonesia [FI] reserves all its rights […] including the right to commence arbitration to enforce all provisions of the contract,” Freeport-...
Duterte critic Leila de Lima vows to fight charges, seeks prayers for safety in jail
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Senator Leila de Lima says her camp and police agreed the arrest would happen on Friday, but they were dismayed to find out the police planned to arrest her on Thursday night. Video: Rappler By Camill...
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/Pacific Media Watch): Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) have urged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take steps to address the urgent issue of safety of journalists.
RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire and CPJ executive director Joel Simon met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres yesterday to discuss the #ProtectJournalists campaign to appoint a UN Special Representative for the safety of journalists.
NZ: Competition watchdog rejects Sky TV, Vodafone NZ merger
Wed, 22 Feb 2017
New Zealand's Commerce Commission ruled today that Sky Television will not be allowed to merge with Vodafone NZ.
AUCKLAND (Spark New Zealand/Pacific Media Watch): Spark New Zealand today welcomed a High Court decision to order a short-term stay in the event the Commerce Commission gives any clearance tomorrow to the proposed merger between Sky Network Television and Vodafone NZ.
Ricardo Morris, a journalist and Thomson Reuters fellow from Fiji, has studied the perceptions and practice of self-censorship among journalists from his country in the years following the military coup in December 2006. He focused particularly on the period after the 2014 general election that returned Fiji to democratic rule. In his research paper,Morris examines how willing Fiji’s media workers are to self-censor, how self-censorship works in newsrooms, and what factors are influential on journalists’ work.
NZ: Spark launches legal fight against proposed Sky/Vodafone merger
Mon, 20 Feb 2017
AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Spark New Zealand is seeking a court order for a short-term pause if the proposed Sky TV/Vodafone NZ merger gets the green light from the Commerce Commission.
In a statement to the NZX today, Spark said it was seeking a court ruling for a stay in the event the Commerce Commission cleared the merger this week.
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