Web Directory > Pacific > News, Media and Publishing
- ABYZ news links. Oceania
Gateway to newspapers, news media and news sources.
- Asia Pacific / Radio Australia
Home page of the Radio Australia current affairs programme Asia Pacific, which covers news and current affairs in the Asia Pacific region. Programmes are broadcast live in streaming audio, and audio files and transcripts of recent programmes are also available.
- Asia Pacific media educator
Asia Pacific Media Educator (APME) provides analysis of media production and texts, and innovations in media education and training, by and for media educators, researchers and practitioners. Site has subscription information, and provides contents and abstracts of articles.
Live music including the following radio stations: 91ZM, 99-100 MORE FM, The Breeze, Kiwi, MUNT FM, George, BaseFM and UpFM. Live streaming of Radio New Zealand International programmes which broadcast to the Pacific.
- Business advantage : intelligence for international investment and trade
A communications agency specialised in the production of sophisticated magazine-style publications that identify and highlight business opportunities in specific countries, regions or industry verticals around the world.
- Café Pacific : media freedom and transparency
Journalist David Robie's independent news media and politics commentary and analysis about Aotearoa/NZ and the Asia-Pacific region.
- Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments
An online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet members, compiled by the United States Central Intelligence Agency. Also includes heads of central banks, ambassadors to the United States, and permanent representatives to the United Nations. Issued monthly in PDF format, and also available in HTML format, updated weekly.
- Contemporary Pacific : a journal of Island affairs
The Contemporary Pacific covers a wide range of disciplines with the aim of providing comprehensive coverage of contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Its articles examine social, economic, political, ecological, and cultural topics, along with political reviews, book reviews, resource reviews, and a dialogue section of letters and short items. The site provides contents pages of each issue, as well as abstracts of articles, and full-text of some reviews.
Ethnic Word, publisher of Pasifika/English bilingual children's books in Samoan, Tokelau, Niue, Fijian, Tongan and Cook Islands Māori/English. Online ordering.
- Index New Zealand
INNZ is an index with abstracts from selected New Zealand serial publications journals, including newspapers and nearly 300 journals about New Zealand and the South Pacific. It is updated daily and covers general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.
- Island time
Discussion forum for Pacific Islanders in Europe, part of the Samoan Sensation site.
- Islands Business
Premier publishing group in the Pacific Islands region. Produces 14 products in print, video and digital media that include current affairs and business magazines, in-flight magazines for 3 of the region's airlines and four special-interest industry publications of Islands Business International.
- Journal of Pacific studies
Journal of Pacific Studies is an academic journal, publishing articles from a wide range of disciplines on the Pacific region. Abstracts are available, as well as full-text of more recent issues.
- Kiribati independent yes, it's your news
A news website based in Auckland, New Zealand. Strives to educate, inform and entertain the Micronesian community through researched, timely, accurate and quality news.
- Newsletter of the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau / Pacific Manuscripts Bureau
Newsletter Of The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau carries news of the Bureau's activities, microfilming projects, recent releases, fieldtrips, advertises books and presents articles by a wide range of people with an interest in the Pacific Islands region. Issues are available in full-text.
- Pacific beat
Draws on Australian based reporters and correspondents throughout the Pacific Islands for events and issues affecting the region, interviews with political leaders, newsmakers and the "people who make the Pacific beat". The site provides news items from the current programme, an archive and audio clips. Also includes articles and commentaries from other sources.
- Pacific ecologist
Published by the Pacific Institute of Resource Management (PIRM), and is one of a family of Ecologist journals published globally. It includes information on regional, national and global issues related to ecology and human justice. Contents pages are available, with summaries and full text of selected articles, and full text of most editorials.
- Pacific economic bulletin / Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government, the Australian National University
Pacific Economic Bulletin is a fully refereed journal covering economic and policy developments in Papua New Guinea and Pacific island countries. Site provides the contents page of the latest issue, with full text of policy dialogue papers, and abstracts of other articles. Indexes of previous articles are also available, arranged by author or by country.
- Pacific Islanders in Communications
A national nonprofit media organisation established for the purpose of increasing national public broadcasting programming by and about indigenous Pacific Islanders. The site includes examples of productions and links to resources for documentary filmmakers.
- Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society
PICISOC site for those interested in developing Internet in all its aspect in the Pacific Islands. Includes online discussions.
- Pacific Islands report
A daily online news bulletin. The web site includes full text of the current issue and the previous month's issues. Individual articles from earlier issues are available through a search engine. The site also provides links to other Pacific news and government sites; and maps of Oceania.
- Pacific Islands Society of the United Kingdom and Ireland
The Society was formed to promote relationships between the peoples and countries of the Pacific Islands and the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Society holds events and publishes a newsletter, The Outrigger.
- Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association
PITA is is a non-profit organisation formed to represent the interests of small island nations in the Pacific Region in the field of telecommunications.
- Pacific journalism review
A journal covering Pacific media issues and communication. While one objective is research into Pacific journalism theory and practice, the journal is also interested in advertising, communication, information technology, government, media studies, politics and public administration. The site provides the cover, contents pages, editorial and the full text of selected articles from the current issue and some back issues. It also includes an author index and links to related sites.
- Pacific magazine
Website of Pacific Magazine. Site also includes a search engine for back issues, and news on the Pacific region. Issue are available in full-text.
- Pacific Manuscripts Bureau
Sponsored by 7 libraries in Australia, New Zealand (Alexander Turnbull Library and University of Auckland Library) and the United States. Makes microfilm copies of Pacific archives. The web site includes an online catalogue of microfilm holdings and online issues of Pambu newsletter.
- Pacific media watch
The PMW dynamic archive currently holds news reports and research papers, audio and video reports about media accountability, ethics, freedom of speech, safety of journalists and media ownership in the region.
- Pacific science
Pacific Science is an international, multidisciplinary journal reporting research on the biological and physical sciences of the Pacific basin. It focuses on biogeography, ecology, evolution, geology and volcanology, oceanography, palaeontology, and systematics. Contents pages and abstracts are available.
- Pacific studies WWW monitor / edited by T. Matthew Ciolek
The Pacific Studies WWW Monitor (ISSN 1443-8976) was established in April 2000. It is modelled on its sister publication Asian Studies WWW Monitor and forms a key element of the global, cooperative project Pacific Studies WWW Virtual Library. The site provides links to articles on the Pacific region and includes archived articles as well as links to related sites.
- Pacific studies www virtual library / edited by T. Matthew Ciolek
Provides a catalogue of online resources, online maps and atlases, bibliographies and other research materials.
- Pacific.scoop / edited by AUT's Pacific Media Centre
Source of daily news in the Pacific Area with links to other news media in the Pacific Islands. Includes articles and video clips.
- PEACESAT : Pan-Pacific education and communication experiments by satellite
PEACESAT is a public service satellite telecommunications network that links educational institutions, regional organizations, and governments in the Pacific Islands region. The site provides information on programs; using PEACESAT services; PEACESAT sites in the Pacific Islands region; PEACESAT partners; and PEACESAT technologies.
- People and culture in Oceania : official journal of the Society
People and Culture in Oceania is the official journal of the Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies. It publishes original research and communication of scientific interest, in the fields of anthropology, linguistics, prehistory and archaeology, human ecology, geography, etc. The geographical regions covered are Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Australia, and Island Southeast Asia, although research on adjacent areas is also accepted when the theme is relevant. The site provides contents pages of each issue, as well as abstracts of articles from v. 12 (1996) onwards. Includes link through to full-text of issues from v. 17 (2001) onwards.
- Polycafé : Polynesian Pacific daily news report
Features news of the Pacific area along with radio programmes and forums.
- Radio Heritage Foundation : www.radioheritage.net
Describes the Radio Heritage Foundation's work to record and preserve the heritage of radio in New Zealand and the Pacific. Includes articles, pictures, features, audio clips and radio station guides.
- Radio New Zealand International = Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa, o te Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa : the voice of New Zealand broadcasting to the public
The shortwave broadcasts of Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) provide news and information services, as well as a wide range of New Zealand programmes, to listeners in the South Pacific and beyond. News is broadcast in seven Pacific Island languages. The site provides information about Radio New Zealand International, a guide to broadcast frequencies in different areas of the Pacific, a programme guide, and access to real time broadcasts via Audio Net. It also includes a Pacific news section which contains current and archived news items.
- Radio NZ = Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa
Radio New Zealand includes National Radio, Concert FM and Radio New Zealand International (RNZI). Site includes current New Zealand and Pacific news, programs and sound archive of contemporary and historical radio programmes. Live streaming audio or replay of programs available.
- South Pacific journal of psychology
The website of the South Pacific Journal of Psychology. Site includes contents pages of issues, as well as submission guidelines, and subscription and pricing information for the print edition.
- Tagata Pasifika
About Tagata Pasifika (Pacific People) TV One's Pacific Islands half-hour English language news magazine show. It is available in online video and has a section on video favourites.
- Today's front pages
Newspaper front pages of Australia and Pacific from Newseum, Interactive Museum of News, Pacific site.
Promotes Pacific Islands radio stations and the music they play, much of it indigenous. Includes profiles of artists.