Pacific Scoop

Independent Pacific news, analysis and commentary Pacific Scoop is a regional “hub” partnership venture between AUT's Pacific Media Centre and the independent news portal Scoop.

The centre is based in the School of Communication Studies where postgraduate Pacific student journalists and other media students with an interest in Pasifika affairs will be filing regular stories.

Students on the JOUR801 Asia-Pacific Journalism Studies postgraduate paper use this news website as their main course outlet.

Other students on regional and international internships will be reporting too.

The idea is to produce a distinct blend of news, current affairs and analysis – a fresh and independent “voice” of the Pacific.

We are keen to tell the hidden stories and address justice for the marginalised.

Education, culture, creativity, environment, health, human rights, media, social justice, resource development, regional security and technology are just some of the topics high on our reportage list.

Supplementing our daily file from students are articles by academic staff, regional journalists and civil society advocates and analysts.

Together with AUT, the Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea; National University of Samoa; and University of the South Pacific journalism schools will also be filing stories, images and multimedia for Pacific Scoop.

We also have a link with the Reportage-Enviro student website at the UTS Australian Centre for Independent Journalism (ACIJ), which is committed to “promoting an alternative voice in the global environmental debate with news that challenges consensus or raises awareness on under-exposed issues”.

Pacific Scoop editor: Professor David Robie, director of the Pacific Media Centre

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NZDF Leads First Pacific Women’s Advisory Network Seminar

24-Apr-2019 1.24am

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force Members of Pacific military forces have banded together for the first Pacific Military Womens Advisory Network seminar. Members of the Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Australia, and New Zealand a military and police forces attended the seminar, which …24 April 2019 NZDF Leads First Pacific Women’s Advisory Network […]


 

Full Pacific Dance Festival 2019 Programme Goes on Sale

23-Apr-2019 10.06pm

Press Release – Pacific Dance Festival Pacific Dance Evokes with Virtuosity and Elegance The 2019 Pacific Dance Festival Programme is on-sale! Pacific Dance Evokes with Virtuosity and Elegance The 2019 Pacific Dance Festival Programme is on-sale! Acclaimed and accomplished Pacific dance artists take the floor in the fourth rendition of thePacific Dance Festival, bringing a […]


 

Under-Secretary Tabuteau to visit Niue

22-Apr-2019 9.37pm

Press Release – Office of the Prime Minister Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau will travel to Niue this week, 23 to 27 April.Fletcher Tabuteau Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs 23 April 2019 Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Fletcher Tabuteau will travel to Niue this week, 23 to 27 April. Mr Tabuteau will open […]


 

Contact

Managing Editor David Robie
Contributing editor Alex Perrottet
Pacific Scoop
Pacific Media Centre
D-63 School of Communication Studies
Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies
AUT University

Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

WG1028
Level 10,
WG Precinct, Gate 4,
Governor Fitzroy Place

Email: pacific@scoop.co.nz
Website: www.pacific.scoop.co.nz