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Graduate Diploma in Pacific Journalism

Some 8 million people live in the South Pacific. The Pacific region offers cultural diversity, and is one of New Zealand’s biggest sources of migrants and export trade. It is also under threat from climate change, can be a hotbed of political tension and is rapidly becoming a highly contested place for resources. For journalists, […]

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Kolovai Health Centre

New look Kolovai Health Centre

The new look Kolovai Health Centre on the western district of Tongatapu was re-opened on Friday 4th October after over $20,000 pa’anga grant from Australian Government towards refurbishments, which included an extension to the building, a new entrance and ramp, re-tiling, plumbing, paint, furnishings and medical equipment. Minister of Health, Hon Lord Tu‘i‘afitu and First […]

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Stop violence against women and girls

UN survey of 10,000 men in Asia and the Pacific reveals why some men use violence against women and girls

Bangkok, 10 September 2013— A UN study of 10,000 men in Asia and the Pacific, released today, found that overall nearly half of those men interviewed reported using physical and/or sexual violence against a female partner, ranging from 26 percent to 80 percent across the sites studied.  Nearly a quarter of men interviewed reported perpetrating […]

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