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Kaniva mediawatch August 7, 2020

New Tongan drama A ground-breaking six part series about a Tongan father returning home to face his past has been streamed on Coconet.tv Set in south...

No point in appeal says Lord Chief Justice in rejecting appeal over 2013 assault case

The Supreme Court has turned down a request for an extension of the appeal period arising from a case in 2013. On 1 February 2019...

Ashika loss still haunts son who heard his mother calling his name as the ship sank

The son of a woman who died when the MV Princess Ashika sank nine years ago said the tragedy still haunted him. Siaosi Lavaka, 44,...

It’s vital to vote so your voice is heard in Parliament and on drugs and euthanasia bills that could change New Zealand society

Kaniva News commentary August 1 New Zealand goes to the polls next month and it is vital that you vote. New Zealand is a democracy and...

Kaniva mediawatch July 31, 2020

Yachts An American yacht, the Sailing Zatara, which arrived unannounced at the  Minerva Reef earlier this month, is now in Fiji. The Zatara, carrying a family...

Warriors players stuck in Australia as NRL officials call on NZ government to let them in

Warriors players Eliesa Katoa and Selestino Ravutaumada remain stranded in Australia. They have been refused permission to travel back to New Zealand because they are...

Concerns efforts to stop migrant exploitation don’t go far enough

By Harry Lock, Radio New Zealand. This story is republished with permission Doubt is being cast on whether the government's $50 million reforms to stop...

Eco-tourism is the way of the post-covid future for the ‘blue’ Pacific

A SPREP webinar about the Blue Pacific vision for the peoples of the Oceania region. By Sri Krishnamurthi, reporting for the Pacific Media Centre “Our journey to a...