Bruce Hill is one of the region's most experienced Pacific journalists, having joined Radio New Zealand International in 1993, and from 2000 was at the ABC’s Pacific Beat program based in Melbourne. He’s covered cyclones, civil wars, peace keeping operations, tsunamis, sorcery related violence and human rights issues across the Pacific Islands region for 25 years now. Bruce has won several international awards for his journalism, including the Plain English Award from the UK Plain English Campaign.
Can small island nations of the Pacific survive?
Independence, dependence, or interdependence – the challenges for micro-countries are growing as populations move.
Foreign aid and religion in the Pacific
Development programs aimed at nudging Pacific societies often fail against a solid wall of religiously based objections.