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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Ta Rē Moriori Language App Launched

01-Mar-2021 4.12am

Press Release – Hokotehi Moriori Trust Hokotehi is proud to release our free Ta R Moriori Language App. The app provides an introduction to basic Moriori language and contains guides to basic pronunciation, mihi, karakii (chants/prayer) and rongo (songs). Eventually the app will include … Hokotehi is proud to release our free Ta Rē Moriori […]


 

Nuclear Free And Independent Pacific Day 2021

01-Mar-2021 12.15am

Press Release – Peace Movement Aotearoa Today, 1 March, is Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day – the 67th anniversary of the ‘Bravo’ nuclear bomb detonation by the United States close to the surface of Bikini Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, which blasted out a crater more than 200 … Today, 1 March, is Nuclear […]


 

Finding ‘Nature’s Cure’ Drives Zonta Science Award Winner

28-Feb-2021 4.27am

Press Release – Zonta Club of Wellington Seeking natural cures for human ailments based on traditional medicines drives the research of Dr Helen Woolner, the winner of the 2020 Zonta Club of Wellington Science Award. Helen is a chemical scientist and holds a New Zealand Health Research Council … Seeking natural cures for human ailments […]


 

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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

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Auckland 1142
New Zealand

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Email: pacific@scoop.co.nz
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