Analysis

A surprising litmus test for Kanaky New Caledonia’s independence parties

ANALYSIS: By Denise Fisher The voters in the second round of France’s national elections last weekend staved off an expected shift to the far-right. But the result in the Pacific...

David Robie talks media challenges, education and decolonisation on Radio 531pi’s Pacific Mornings

PMN Pacific Mornings A major conference on the state and future of Pacific media is taking place this week...

Decolonisation, the climate crisis, and improving media education in the Pacific

Global Voices interviews veteran author, journalist and educator David Robie who discusses the state of Pacific media, journalism...

Caitlin Johnstone: Julian Assange is free, but justice has not been done

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Julian Assange is free. He is en route to Australia after appearing in court in...

Kanaky New Caledonia unrest: Shock over pro-independence leader charges, transfer to France

By Patrick Decloitre A group of pro-independence leaders charged with allegedly organising protests that turned into violent unrest in...

Gavin Ellis: Communication lessons from the Great Flood

COMMENTARY: By Gavin Ellis It is unlikely that the Mayor of Auckland, Wayne Brown, took any lessons from the city’s devastating floods but the rest...

Auckland floods a future sign – city needs stormwater systems fit for climate change

ANALYSIS: By James Renwick, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington The extraordinary flood event Auckland experienced on the night of January 27, the...

Richard Naidu: Rule of law – maybe a time for Aiyaz to reflect on Fiji

COMMENTARY: By Richard Naidu in Suva Breakfast they say, is the most important meal of the day. But last Wednesday it was possibly also the most...

Why NZ voters should beware of reading too much into political polls

ANALYSIS: By Grant Duncan, Massey University With a new prime minister sworn in and a cabinet reshuffle imminent, it is no exaggeration to say the...

Aotearoa’s inspirational prime minister Jacinda Ardern steps down amid misogyny row

By David Robie Aotearoa New Zealand has been shaken to the core by the sudden resignation of one of its most iconic and revered prime...

Ian Powell: Sociopaths, psychopaths, the far-right and Jacinda Ardern

COMMENTARY: By Ian Powell On 14 December 2022 German police arrested 25 people over what was called the “Reichsburger plot”. Two days later The Observer...