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New Zealand

Country archive · 56 posts


Latest stories about New Zealand

1 April 2014

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Australians High Five International Court Decision Against Japanese Whaling

Australians celebrate the International Court of Justice decision to halt Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

20 November 2013

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COP19: Fasting For The Climate

Bloggers and Twitter users attending the summit are reacting to Yeb Saño's hunger strike to pressure for meaningful progress at the UN climate talks.

25 May 2012

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Video: Defying the Stigma of Speaking Indigenous Languages

Al Jazeera's Living the Language video series brings us the stories of indigenous activists and communities throughout the globe who are standing up against stigma and are proposing solutions to...

20 March 2012

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Norway Hosts First Journalism Award for Indigenous Broadcasters

Norway is widely known for hosting the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize Awards. This month, the Scandinavian country is hosting the debut of another important yet largely unknown journalism award ceremony...

9 January 2012

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COP17: Young Trackers Share Final Thoughts on Climate Change Talks

Adopt a Negotiator Project trackers updated their blogs daily during the two weeks of climate change talks at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP17, held from November 28...

1 July 2010

Fiji: Will new media laws lead to better reporting?

Claiming it will introduce media transparency and responsible reporting, Fiji’s government enacted new media rules, establishing a code of conduct for journalists, strengthening local ownership stipulations and creating a set...

15 June 2010

Fiji: Tackling the land tenure issue

Because of its ties to ethnicity, culture and a growing import food bill, land tenure is one of Fiji’s most pressing problems. The government will soon attempt to reform the...

27 March 2010

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Japan: A whale of a controversy

Only a few days after The Cove was awarded the Oscar as best documentary, drawing public and media attention around the world to the hunting of cetaceans issue, anti-whaling group...

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The Virtual Choir: Technology, Collaboration and Music

Composer Eric Whitacre , after seeing a Youtube video of a young soprano singing his song "Sleep" wondered: What if he could get people, regardless of where they were in...

9 December 2009

Indonesia: Movie ban puts freedom of speech in question

The Indonesian Censorship Board has banned the public screening of Balibo, a film about a group of Australians who were murdered during the 1975 Indonesian military invasion of East Timor....

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