“Talemaot – Solomon stories of peace and conflict” available as e-book (0)

Published on Mon, 5/05/14 | Books, News, Publications, Research, Uncategorized

Talemaot is a collection of creative writing on the topical issues facing the country today by Solomon Islands writers and includes poems, short stories and short film scripts. The book, edited by Anouk Ride, features creative writing by Chelcia Gomese, Regina Lepping, Georgianna Lepping, Fred Percy Maedola, Anthony Maelasi, Julian Maka’a, Christina Mitini, Jasmine Navala-Waleafea … Read more


Disaster aid discussed at Australasian Aid and Development Policy Workshop (0)

Published on Mon, 5/05/14 | News, Research

The Australasian Aid and Development Policy Workshop at Australian National University discussed disaster aid as part of a presentation entitled Information in Natural Disasters – crisis, adaptation and communication which details research by SOLMAS/NDMO/ABC International on communication in disasters in two remote communities in Solomon Islands. See the presentation and abstract here: https://devpolicy.crawford.anu.edu.au/australasian-aid-and-international-development-policy-workshop/abstracts-presentations-and-papers


Information in Natural Disasters Report (0)

Published on Tue, 4/03/14 | News, Publications, Research, Uncategorized

Information in Natural Disasters – Solomon Islands assesses current information materials on natural disasters in Solomon Islands, identifies the key actors in disseminating information during a disaster and provides recommendations for future disaster content and communications. Communities in Kuma, Weathercoast and Nea, Temotu were asked what they know already about natural disasters, what they need … Read more


Writing Workshop held in Honiara (0)

Published on Wed, 15/05/13 | News, Research

Over eight weeks, May-June, writers in Honiara gathered once a week for a writing workshop designed to give writers questions which will prompt them to improve their stories and sell their works. The “Makem Gud Stori” workshop covers key elements of story writing such as motivation, theme, message, format, structure, characters, voice and pace and … Read more


Fish and development in Malaita (0)

Published on Fri, 29/03/13 | News, Publications, Uncategorized

Read some new blogs, drafted by Anouk Ride for World Fish, about the challenges they face regarding aquatic agricultural systems in Malaita, Solomon Islands. Blog 1) Malaita community champions development: http://www.worldfishcenter.org/news-events/malaita-community-champion-their-development Blog 2) Women have nothing to do with fish, or do they?: http://www.worldfishcenter.org/news-events/momen-have-nothing-to-do-with-fish-or-do-they Blog 3) Moving towards more innovative development in Malaita: http://www.worldfishcenter.org/news-events/moving-towards-more-innovative-development-malaita


CBA Worldview backs Solomon Islands documentary project (0)

Published on Mon, 25/03/13 | Films, News, Uncategorized

ADILAH DOLAIANO WINS PAN PACIFIC CBA WORLDVIEW DOCUMENTARY DEVELOPMENT AWARD Adilah Dolaiano, head of Sukwadi Media, and director of upcoming documentary THE TEST is one of two winners of the award, along with Renagi Taukarai from Papua New Guinea. Watch Adilah talking about recieving this award: http://www.youtube.com/sukwadimedia THE TEST is the story of a boy … Read more


Solomon Island documentary project wins Oceania Pitch (0)

Published on Sat, 16/02/13 | Films, News

Sukwadi Media’s pitch for a film called THE TEST has won the Oceania Pitch competition at this year’s FIFO Film Festival in Tahiti, as announced in the festival’s prize ceremony on Friday night. THE TEST is the story of a boy who paddles a canoe out to sea to fish tuna in a test for … Read more


Off to Oceania Pitch (0)

Published on Wed, 30/01/13 | Films, News

Adilah Dolaiano (Sukwadi Media www.youtube.com/sukwadimedia) and Anouk Ride have been selected to participate in Oceania Pitch, a documentary pitching competition held by the FIFO Festival in Tahiti, French Polynesia. Along with renknowned writer from the Makira region in Solomon Islands, Julian Maka’a the team is seeking funding and investors for a documentary called “The Test”. … Read more


Commonwealth Youth Programme increases profile (0)

Published on Thu, 20/09/12 | News
Commonwealth Youth Programme increases profile

Commonwealth Youth Programme Regional Centre in Honiara, Solomon Islands, has increased its public profile with a special visit from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during the Commonwealth Youth Leadership and Integrity Conference this week and media relations by Anouk Ride. Click on the links to see some examples of stories here: ISLANDS BUSINESS – … Read more


Solomon Masterpieces (0)

Published on Sun, 1/07/12 | Films, News
Solomon Masterpieces

A new film on masterpiece paintings by Solomon Islanders scripted by Anouk Ride and produced by Sukwadi Media had a local premiere at the Festival of Pacific Arts in July 2012. Watch the film online (in 2 parts) at http://www.youtube.com/sukwadimedia.