Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Crosbie Walsh
27 followers -
Emeritus Professor, Development Studies, University of the South Pacific, Formerly, Director, Institute of Developmentv Studies, Massey Uni.
Emeritus Professor, Development Studies, University of the South Pacific, Formerly, Director, Institute of Developmentv Studies, Massey Uni.

27 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
1. The Pacific Islanders: "leeches" that "don't matter"
In this first part of a series of three,  Newstalk ZB commentator Helen du Plessis-Allan offers her opinions on the relationship between Pacific Islanders and New Zealand. pn87 Part-Afrikaner Helen du Plessis-Allan, who emigrated to NZ aged 12, proudly wrot...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Compulory Te Reo Māori debate fails to address key problems, say critics
Māori language week was celebrated last week and the key issue in the media was a debate on whether Te Reo Māori should be made compulsory in New Zealand schools.  Mike Mohr of Asia Pacific Journalism* reports. Te Reo Māori lessons ... lack of teachers and ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Feast your eyes; weekend reading
  Saturday-Sunday  SCROLL DOWN or enter pn and number (pnxx) in "Search this blog" in the Sidebar Jacinda took a broom to them all pn93 Rethinking the NZ spend on overseas aid pn91 We're all in this together: the inter-dependence of NZ and the Pacific Islan...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Jacinda took a broom to them all - from The Strategist.
Cleared deck of the week : With the Beehive bathed in the first sunshine of the season, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was intent on a spring clean. There have been plenty of niggling issues dogging her premiership
lately - a cocksure Winston Peters, minist...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Rethinking for NZ Spends is Overseas Aid : Sam Sachdeva
pn91 Sam
Sachdeva is Newsroom's political editor, covering foreign affairs,
trade, defence, and security issues.   https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2018/09/16/237567/rethinking-how-nz-spends-its-overseas-aid The Government’s “Pacific reset” and a $714 million boo...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Is Capitalism Killing Us? And a letter from Greenpeace
  New Zealand is part of the "world-wide assault on the environment.". Three out of four of our freshwater  fish "f acing extinction in the face." (click to read)                                                                       --- T he world-wide assa...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Media freedom in Fiji
The publication in the   Asia Pacific Report   of a range of views on today's media situation in Fiji is especially timely because of the forthcoming elections. The issues involved need to be discussed and put into context. Sri Krishnamurti pn74 Its author ...
Media freedom in Fiji
Media freedom in Fiji
crosbiew.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
3. We're all in this together: the inter-dependence of NZ and the Pacific Islands
When Helen du Plessis-Allan (@HDPA) came under attack for her negative and, some would say, outrageous remarks abut Pacific Islanders, she tried to dodge the issue, saying " I do not regret what I said because I was not talking about people living in this c...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Feast your eyes; weekend reading
Add caption   Saturday-Sunday Part 3. We're all in it together. NZ and Pacific Islands inter-dependence Media Freedom in Fiji Environmental issues: Is Capitalism killing us? Compulsory Te Reo Māori debate fails to address key problems
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
3. We're all in this together: the inter-dependence of NZ and the Pacific Islands
When Helen du Plessis-Allan (@HDPA) came under attack for her negative and, some would say, outrageous remarks abut Pacific Islanders, she tried to dodge the issue, saying " I do not regret what I said because I was not talking about people living in this c...
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded