Our media programme helps New Zealand journalists cover stories that shed light on Asia and on New Zealand’s ties to the region.
We support journalists to build their knowledge of Asia by providing media travel grants, internships in Asian newsrooms and fellowships for senior journalists.
Kiwi nurse on TB frontlines in Philippines slum
Journalist Nicholas Jones and photojournalist Mike Scott investigate the impact of tuberculosis in sprawling Philippines slum where a NZ nurse is on the front lines battling the disease.
The Hui follows a daughter's journey to find her Japanese father
The Hui producer Ruwani Perera recounts travelling to Japan with Migoto Eria (Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu) as she embarks on a quest to reunite with her Japanese father after four decades of separation.
Visit provides insights into Japanese tourism
Journalist Juliet Speedy travelled to Japan recently to investigate why tourist numbers to New Zealand have been steadily falling since the early 2000s and have failed to return to pre-Covid numbers.
NZ-South Korea relations: fostered in conflict, progressed in peace
Seventy years after the Korean War Armistice, Journalist Shannon Redstall and visual journalist Chris Skelton examine NZ's deep connections to the east Asian country.