New Zealand has PNG covered

AUSTRLIAN media has gone missing in action on Bougainville … but you can count on Radio New Zealand International for Papua New Guinea and Pacific coverage, writes Annmaree O’Keefe for the Lowy Institute.

New Zealand has PNG covered New Zealand has PNG covered New Zealand has PNG covered New Zealand has PNG covered New Zealand has PNG covered

Panguna copper mine on Bougainville Island

Bougainville - the autonomous region of Papua New Guinea which suffered a brutal 10-year civil conflict in the 1990s - was due to have a referendum in June to decide if it would separate from PNG.