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Monthly Archives: June 2009
When the Global Financial Crisis struck last year, there were forecasts the island nations of the Pacific, would be insulated from its effect. Nearly nine months later, that hope has proved futile. While all nations are suffering a downturn, what’s making it worse for the Pacific, is the reliance a lot of island nations have on their expatriate communities living and working overseas. New Zealand has one of the biggest communities of Pacific people in the world, with most of them based around South Auckland, and right now South Auckland is doing it tough. Continue reading
The Community Cup was held in Melbourne on Sunday the 21st of June. Melbourne Musos, versus Melbourne Community Radio, with all money going to reclink. Big crowd, great day, good music, and footy the way it should be. Continue reading
I’ve just a couple of weeks back from New Zealand, where I did a story on the impact of the Global Financial Crisis on that country’s expatriate Pacific Communities. Here’s the Corro’s Notebook piece I did, which aired this weekend. … Continue reading