Date: Jun 2008 From: Mail coach, Presents the Postmaster-General's Report to Parliament for the year ending 31 March 1928 about the postal agency at Pitcairn Island.
Date: 17 May 2005 From: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.), By: Fell, Richard, INNZNA The British High Commissioner to NZ outlines some of the infrastructural improvements which the British Government is implementing on the island with the goal of increasing tourism and business and thus ensuring its survival.
Date: Feb 1999 From: New Zealand beekeeper (1994), By: Driscoll, James, INNZNA Looks at the history of honey bees on the island. Talks about its disease status and the future of beekeeping as an industry on the island.
Date: Mar 1998 From: Pacific islands monthly : PIM, By: Field, Michael, 1953-, INNZNA Notes the decline in numbers of visiting ships, and the possibility of a Dick Smith-sponsored airstrip and plane.
Date: 23 Dec 1992 From: Ashburton guardian, By: Van den Bergh, Roeland, INNZNA
Date: 2 Dec 2003 From: Otago daily times, By: Dyer, Gwynne, INNZNA Reports on Wellington-based sexual abuse proceedings being heard by the Pitcairn Islands Supreme Court. Notes that the 13 men on trial, seven of whom live and work in NZ, constitute half of the adult male Pitcairn Islanders in the world. Considers an entire community is being judged by a court ...
Date: 17 Aug 2002 From: New Zealand listener (1994), By: Griggs, Kim, INNZNA Discusses the long investigation into sexual abuse on the Island, the legal and administrative preparations for the probable trial resulting from it and the impact of both on the community.
Date: 2 Oct 2004 From: New Zealand herald, By: Christian, Glynn, INNZNA The Bounty descendent and biographer of Fletcher Christian discusses the usually overlooked role played in the settlement of Pitcairn Island by the Tahitian women taken on board the Bounty in 1789. Describes life for women in 18th century Tahiti.
Date: 24 Apr 2004 From: New Zealand listener (1994), By: Watkin, Tim, INNZNA Focuses on increased British interest in its smallest colony, the Pitcairn Islands. Refers to the upcoming court case in Auckland to rule on whether Britain has sovereignty over the islands. Talks to Auckland-based Pitcairn commissioner Leslie Jaques about his plans to improve their economy.
Date: Nov 2003 From: New Zealand journal of public and international law, By: Angelo, A H, (Victoria University of Wellington), INNZNATownend, Andrew, 1978-, INNZNA Examines aspects of the present position of the British Overseas Territory of Pitcairn. Looks at the criminal proceedings which have arisen from allegations of sexual offending on the island. Highlights the difficulty of knowing under what law charges have been laid and the plans for the Pitcair...
Date: Sep 2005 From: New Zealand law journal, By: Wright, Fran, (Victoria University of Wellington), INNZNA Reviews the decision in R v Stevens Christian (T 37-46/2003), a response of the Pitcairn Islands Supreme Court to the application for a stay of prosecution of Pitcairn Islanders charged with a variety of sexual offences, on the grounds of ignorance that English law has jurisdiction on Pitcairn Is...
Date: 2008 From: New Zealand yearbook of international law, By: Angelo, A. H., INNZNA Explains the constitution of Pitcairn Islands and the process for decolonisation.
Date: 7 Nov 1990 From: Ashburton guardian, By: Gredig, Janine, INNZNA
Date: May 2000 From: Pacific islands monthly : PIM, By: Field, Michael, 1953-, INNZNA Backgrounds the Sea Launch Ltd rocket that went astray. Discusses the issue of the Pacific being used as a dumping ground.
Date: May 1999 From: Pacific islands monthly : PIM, By: Field, Michael, 1953-, INNZNA Discusses the difficulties of transport and communication, and plans for an airstrip.
Date: Mar/Apr 2001 From: New Zealand international review, By: Williams, Martin, INNZNA The British High Commissioner in Wellington and Governor of Pitcairn Island describes life on the remote Pacific Island.
Date: 19 Apr 2001 From: Dominion (Wellington, N.Z.), By: Ruscoe, Kim, INNZNA Talks to former resident Victor Young about life on the Pacific Island and plans for a tourist development there.
Date: Nov 2007 From: Victoria University of Wellington law review, By: Farran, Susan, (visiting lecturer, University of the South Pacific), INNZNA Explores British claims of authority over Pitcairn, and Pitcairn Islanders that arose from the recent criminal trials of Pitcairn Islanders. Debates each point raised for, and against, British control of the Island. Discusses the impact on Pitcairn Islanders, and on New Zealand, of the Privy Coun...
Date: 26 Jul 2003 From: New Zealand listener (1994), By: Ansley, Bruce, INNZNA Discusses the upcoming trial on the Island of 13 of its men on sex charges. Considers the impact the drawn-out investigation has had on the community and the likely effects of the trial, particularly if it results in a guilty verdict, on the continued existence of the settlement. Looks at the c...
Date: Jun 2000 From: Journal of Pacific history, By: Langdon, Robert, (Australian National University, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Division of Pacific and Asian History), INNZNA Re-examines the 1920s and 1930s studies of American physical anthropologist Harry L Shapiro on the inheritance of anthropometric and qualitative traits among descendants of the 'Bounty' mutineers and their Polynesian wives on Norfolk and Pitcairn Islands. Argues that many Tahitians of the 'Bount...