Article by AsiaPacificReport.nzComment from Vanuatu Daily Digest Knee-jerk resentment of someone else’s success, as elsewhere, is sadly a feature of Vanuatu life, so the kind of comment seen below, prompted by the feature film Tanna‘s global success ...

Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Cake cutting ceremony at the 2016 USP Journalism Programme awards which, also celebrated Wansolwara's 20-year anniversary. USP journalism teaching assistant Eliki Drugunalevu (far left), Wansolwara student editor Chrisnrita Aumanu, head of...

Article by AsiaPacificReport.nzFiji Broadcasting Corporation’s news bulletin featuring interviews with the awardees at USP’s Journalism Awards 2016. Video: FBC The University of the South Pacific hosted its annual journalism awards this month, honouring some of...

Article by AsiaPacificReport.nzFijian language week celebrations over the weekend addressed the revival of the language for future generations in New Zealand. But the past was not forgotten. The community acknowledged their ancestors and the precious...

Article by AsiaPacificReport.nzThe cast of Vanuatu film, Tanna, travelled to Hollywood this month to attend the movies official release in Los Angeles as well as New York City.EyeWitness news interviewed the cast members when...
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Introspection and review by Selwyn Manning. All still photographs by David Rowland. A ghastly tale of horror and intrigue looms for Wellington and Christchurch theatre-goers as New Zealand Opera sharpens its knives before its Auckland...

Review by Carolyn Skelton - Roots (2016) My first post on the 2016 TV miniseries, Roots, highlighted the brutality of silvery, and the ways the US slave masters aimed to erase the true identities and...

Review by Carolyn Skelton. See also, Part Two: “Roots” (2016): persistence of power… and the enduring spirit of resistance Roots (2016, TV series) is disturbing but also compelling: a story of horrific brutality endured, and...
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Review by Selwyn Maning. The Magic Flute - Performed by New Zealand Opera. Accompanied by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. AUCKLAND: ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre Thursday June 16, Saturday June 18, Wednesday June 22, Friday June 24...

On Waitangi Day, 6 February 2016, I decided to honour the history of Bastion point by going to a Waitangi Day Festival there. The event notice for it said it was from 10.00am to...