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  1. Video for NZ and PNG foreign affairs ministers to meet

    NZ and PNG foreign affairs ministers to meet

    More than 50,000 people have been left displaced in Papua New Guinea following a series of earthquakes.  Papua New Guinea's Minister of Foreign Affairs is in New Zealand to discuss relief efforts.

  2. Video for West Papua independence leader seeks Māori backing for self-governance

    West Papua independence leader seeks Māori backing for self-governance

    West Papuan independence leader, Benny Wenda has returned to Aotearoa to gain support from indigenous Māori and Pacific people as part of a campaign to free his country.  It's alleged that the Indonesian province has had wide spread human rights violations over many decades

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    Greens urge NZ intervention on Australian offshore detainees

    The Green Party has urged the government to consider resettling refugees and asylum seekers from Australia's offshore detention centres in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.  Australia’s controversial offshore detention policy for asylum seekers has come under increased international pressure this year due to legal challenges and leaked documents detailing abuses at the facilities.  

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    PNG Supreme Court orders PM to face no-confidence vote after riots

    The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea has ordered parliament to reconvene on the 15th of July to hear a motion of no-confidence against embattled Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. A growing protest movement, led by students and civil society groups, has destabilised the country in recent months in response to economic decline and ongoing allegations of corruption against O’Neill.

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    PNG police allegedly open fire on unarmed students

    Police have opened fire on protesting students in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, injuring at least ten.  The students had intended to travel to parliament house to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Peter O-Neill when they were reportedly fired at by police forces. 

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    NZ film 'Run It Straight' addresses issues in West Papua

    Run It Straight is a short film set in a rugby league club room. It tells the story of a community that opens their hearts to the story of West Papua.

  7. Video for Native Affairs: Native Beauty

    Native Affairs: Native Beauty

    Tamati and Rebekah Norman have committed their lives to helping youth reach their full potential though dance, music and business.   

  8. Video for Native Affairs – Inside West Papua – Part 2

    Native Affairs – Inside West Papua – Part 2

    West Papua is one of the most culturally diverse populations on the planet, with its indigenous population speaking over 275 different languages.  

  9. Video for Native Affairs – Inside West Papua – Part 1

    Native Affairs – Inside West Papua – Part 1

    While this country agonises over whether or not it should change its flag, spare a thought for those who have a real problem with theirs.  In the Indonesian province of West Papua, indigenous Papuans have been arrested and killed for raising their flag the Morning Star, seen by some a symbol of independence.

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    Livestream of Football semis & final at Pacific Games 2015

    The Pacific Games, featuring 3000 athletes, 500 team officials, and the cream of Pacific sporting talent from 21 countries, has been broadcasting on Māori Television's Te Reo channel since Friday 3 July. The Māori Television website will be live-streaming the two Pacific Games Football qualifying semi-finals and the final.

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