Asia Pacific Report

Asia Pacific Report
is a joint venture between Multimedia Investments Ltd ( and AUT’s Pacific Media Centre ( (

A core of the content is provided by postgraduate student journalists on the PMC’s Asia-Pacific Journalism Studies course in the School of Communication Studies at Auckland University of Technology. The students report on a range of Asia-Pacific issues ranging from climate change and the environment to education and health to politics, media, law social justice and sustainable business. Their reports are supplemented by articles from the University of the South Pacific’s regional journalism programme and Wansolwara newspaper, and contributing journalists and academics.

Objectives of the website:

  • An independent Asia-Pacific voice telling the untold stories
  • An educational media resource boosting the quality on regional reporting
  • Addressing justice for the marginalised
  • Providing Asia-Pacific journalism internships

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Amplifying narratives about the ‘China threat’ in the Pacific may help Beijing achieve its broader aims
Fri, 27 May 2022
ANALYSIS: By Joanne Wallis, University of Adelaide and Maima Koro, University of Adelaide Yet more proposed Chinese “security agreements” in the Pacific Islands have been leaked. The drafts have been ...

China documents threaten Pacific sovereignty, warns FSM president
Thu, 26 May 2022
RNZ Pacific The President of the Federated States of Micronesia says he has serious concerns about the details of two leaked Chinese government documents to be tabled at a meeting next week. President...

‘Democracy can be fragile’: Ardern uses Harvard speech to call out tech companies
Thu, 26 May 2022
RNZ News New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has delivered the highly regarded Harvard Commencement address, calling out social media as a threat to modern day democracy. She was also awarded an...

Tahitian pro-independence leader Temaru detained over funding
Thu, 26 May 2022
RNZ Pacific French Polynesia’s pro-independence leader and mayor of Faa’a, Oscar Temaru, has been held for questioning over the funding of his defence in a 2019 trial. Tahiti-infos reports...

Defend media freedom in Pacific, says USP’s journalism head
Thu, 26 May 2022
By Sue Ahearn of The Pacific Newsroom in Canberra Pacific journalists must be allowed to do their jobs, says the head of journalism at the University of the South Pacific, Dr Shailendra Singh. Pacific...

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Private Bag 92006
New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 x7834
Director: Professor David Robie

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