Alistar Kata interviews the Native Affairs crew. Video: PMC
Report – By Alistar Kata of Pacific Media Watch
Māori Television’s Native Affairs story on West Papua goes to air tonight. This is the report by the first New Zealand television crew allowed into the Indonesian-ruled Melanesian region in 50 years.
Given Indonesia’s strict policy on allowing access to foreign journalists, reporter Adrian Stevanon said their trip was a sign of change.
“I think the achievement is that we are able to build some sort of awareness here in New Zealand, that’s the real achievement,” he said. Read more »