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The Southern Cross

Southern Cross: bFM's weekly look at Pacific news with AUT Pacific Media Centre's Rahul Bhattarai and David Robie.

You can check out the Pacific Media Centre at www.pmc.aut.ac.nz

The Southern Cross: October 15, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 15, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 15, 2018, 11.03 MB
Mon 15 Oct 2018

Today on the Southern Cross, Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre's reporter Rahul Bhattarai. Topics include, the iconic, internationally acclaimed human rights film on Paga Hill that was banned from a Papua New Guinea festival and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O'Neill, responds to backlash against his purchase of 40 Maseratis. 

The Southern Cross: October 8, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 8, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 8, 2018, 17.53 MB
Mon 8 Oct 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai and Post-graduate Journalism student Maxine Jacobs. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered on Asia Pacific Report. Topics include organ harvesting and the crack down on Falun Dong community by Chinese Communist Party, the Government in Nauru has dismissed the Doctors Without Borders' Mental health workers at their detention camps and the social justice advocates calling for 'more action and less talk' in regards to Jacinda Ardern’s speech about Climate Change at last UN General Assembly.

The Southern Cross: October 1, 2018

The Southern Cross: October 1, 2018 The Southern Cross: October 1, 2018, 13.98 MB
Mon 1 Oct 2018

Today in Southern Cross, Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai. As always, we talk about the centre's news stories and issues that are being covered. Topics include: President Duterte admits that he has killed many people in the Philippines, an Air Niugini Plane carrying 47 passengers overshoots the runway, and the assault and arrests of 67 Papuan students by the Indonesian police.

The Southern Cross: September 24, 2018

The Southern Cross: September 24, 2018 The Southern Cross: September 24, 2018, 18.43 MB
Mon 24 Sep 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporters Rahul Bhattarai and Sri Krishnamurthi. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered on Asia Pacific Report. Topics include the crackdown on the press freedom in Nepal by the government with new legal codes being introduced in the Nepalese constitution, by far the biggest protests against President Duterte of the Philippines on the nation’s 46th anniversary of martial law and Sri is here to update us about the pre-elections mood in Fiji.

 

The Southern Cross: September 17, 2018

The Southern Cross: September 17, 2018 The Southern Cross: September 17, 2018, 16.63 MB
Mon 17 Sep 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre's reporter Rahul Bhattarai. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered. Topics include, the Rainbow Warrior's arrival in Auckland, mixed feelings among young people about the Fijian election and the Bougainvillean's fight for independence. 

The Southern Cross: September 10, 2018

The Southern Cross: September 10, 2018 The Southern Cross: September 10, 2018, 14.15 MB
Mon 10 Sep 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered. Our topics included the arrest of two Burmese journalists, concern in Fiji over the power of their military and the discussion of climate change in the 49th Pacific Islands Forum which took place in Nauru.

The Southern Cross: 3rd September, 2018

The Southern Cross: 3rd September, 2018 The Southern Cross: 3rd September, 2018, 22.2 MB
Mon 3 Sep 2018

Today on The Southern Cross Lachlan talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai and Lani Sitagate. 

Topics include the Prime Minister Ardern’s position on Nauru’s refugee, National Women’s conference that happened on Saturday, where former Prime Minister Helen Clark’s was the keynote speaker. And the struggles of the Filipino migrant.

 

 

The Southern Cross: August 27, 2018

The Southern Cross: August 27, 2018 The Southern Cross: August 27, 2018, 16.06 MB
Mon 27 Aug 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Centre’s reporter Rahul Bhattarai and centre’s Director Professor David Robie. We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered. Topics include the retrial of two politicians found guilty of sedition in Fiji, the massive increase in Nepalese immigrants in New Zealand, and Manam Volcanic activity effecting the life of an island full of people.

The Southern Cross: August 20, 2018

The Southern Cross: August 20, 2018 The Southern Cross: August 20, 2018, 18.24 MB
Mon 20 Aug 2018

Today in Southern Cross Jemima talks to AUT Pacific Media Watch project reporter Rahul Bhattarai and another journalist from the Pacific Media Centre, Sri Krishnamurthi (Krish-na-moor-t). We talk about the centre's news stories and issues being covered. Topics include: the dilemmas faced by UN soldiers on the battlefield, how Filipino President Duterte’s government is allegedly killing indigenous Lumad community leaders, the Indonesian President Widodo’s plea for tolerance and the Nauru media ban on ABC.

The Southern Cross: August 13, 2018

The Southern Cross: August 13, 2018 The Southern Cross: August 13, 2018, 20.44 MB
Mon 13 Aug 2018

Jemima is joined by AUT Pacific Media Centre Director Prof. David Robie and reporter Rahul Bhattarai about the centre's news stories and issues being covered. Topics include; the detention of a Bangladeshi phot-journalist, in an ongoing protest in Bangladesh, a controversial movie named Confucius was screened at AUT, ABC has cut back shortwave Radio Australia frequency, and Vanuatu seeks support for West Papua.