Complaint on RNZ’s story about late PM ‘Akilisi Pōhiva partly upheld by NZ Media Council

Kuo tu'utu'uni e Kosiliō ‘a Nu’u Sila ki he Mītia’ 'o pehē na’e ‘mole palanisi' mei he ongoongo tukuaki'i mamafa 'e he Letiō Nu'u Sila' 'o 'Akilisi Pōhiva'. Na'e 'ikai ‘oange leva taimi tonu ‘e he Letioo' ni’ ha faingamālie ma'a Pōhiva ke fai ha’ane tali ki hono tukuaki’i ‘e Kalafi Moala ‘o pehē na’e māluoloi pea ‘ikai fakamo’omo’oni e tangi ‘a Pōhiva lolotonga ‘ene lea ‘i he Fakataha ‘a e Kau Taki Pasifiki ‘i Tuvalu ‘i ‘Aokosi ‘o e ta’u ni. Na’e tukuaki’i ‘e Moala ‘a Pōhiva ki he fakangalingali ki he Pasifiki’ koe’uhi he ne lolotonga lahi e ngaahi fale ako ne te’eki lava ‘e he pule’anga ‘o Pōhiva ‘o langa’a ia ne maumau’i ‘e he saikolone ko Kita’ pea lahi tokua e ngaahi tōnounou ‘i hono pule’anga’. Na’e faka’ikai’i foki ‘e he pule’anga ‘o Pōhiva ‘a e tukuaki’i mamafa ko eni ‘o pehē ko e pa’anga mo e founga ki hono fakamoleki ki hono langa e ngaahi fale ako ne maumau’i ‘e Kita’ ‘oku ‘ikai ha pule ki ai ‘a Tonga. ‘Oku pule’i fefeka mai ia ‘e he kau touna’ pe ngaahi kautaha ‘ofa pa’anga ki he polōseki’ ni pea ko e me’a ia ne tuai ai. Ko e lāunga ‘eni ‘a e tokotaha ko Tony Wilson ‘o ne fakahā ki he Kosilio’ ko Moala na’e fakafepaki ma’u pe ia kia Pōhiva mo hono pule’anga’ pea ko ‘ene ‘ātikolo’ ne makatu’unga he fakamatala ‘a ha tokotaha na’e ‘ikai ‘ilo pe ko hai, pea mo e ‘ētita ‘o e nusipepa Tonga, ‘a ia ko ‘Eliesa Fifita, ko ha toko taha ia na’e tu’u fili ma’u pe ia kia Pōhiva. Na’e toe pehē ‘e Wilson ko e ‘ātikolo’ ni ‘o ka lau ‘e taha ‘e fakakaukau ia ‘oku peehē fau ‘a Pōhiva hangē ko ia ne tukuaki’i’ ‘e Moala’. Na’e ‘ikai tali ‘e he Kosilioo’ e konga ‘o e lāunga ‘a Wilson ‘o pehē na’e tō nounou ‘a e ‘ulu’i ongonngo’ k ene tala mahino mai ‘a e me’a na’e faka’asi ‘i he kakano ‘o e fakamatala ‘a Moala’.

The New Zealand Media Council has partly upheld a complaint against Radio New Zealand about a story it published, Tonga’s PM accused of insincerity at Pacific Forum. Tony Wilson complaint against RNZ about late Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva after he delivered a speech during discussions on the impact of climate change at the Pacific Forum…


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