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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Indonesian security forces attack West Papuan rebels holding NZ pilot
Tue, 28 Mar 2023
By Finau Fonua, RNZ Pacific journalist, and Koroi Hawkins, RNZ Pacific editor Indonesian security forces in Papua last week launched an offensive against the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB...

Private security companies ‘holding PNG together’, claims minister
Tue, 28 Mar 2023
By Gorothy Kenneth in Port Moresby Private security companies are currently holding Papua New Guinea together with the largest workforce of 29,445 and supporting the police in managing law and order i...

Aukus ‘going against’ Pacific nuclear free treaty – Cook Islands leader
Tue, 28 Mar 2023
RNZ Pacific Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown has joined a growing list of Pacific leaders to object to the US$250 billion nuclear submarine deal between Australia, United Kingdom and the United ...

West Papua Liberation Army fighter shot dead, claims Indonesia
Mon, 27 Mar 2023
RNZ Pacific A joint force of Indonesian military and police are claiming to have shot dead a member of the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) in Central Papua Province on Wednesday last week....

Repeal ‘draconian’ MIDA Act, urge Fiji media and journalism stakeholders
Mon, 27 Mar 2023
By Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific lead digital and social media journalist The Fiji government is signalling that it will not completely tear down the country’s controversial media law which, accor...

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

D-87 School of Communication Studies
Auckland University of Technology
Private Bag 92006
New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 x7834
Director: Professor David Robie

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