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Twitter activity drops #ihumātao and disagreement over PM response

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  • This graph represents a network of 582 Twitter users whose recent tweets contained “#ihumatao”, or who were replied to or mentioned in those tweets.  The network was obtained from Twitter 25 August 2019 at 08:14 UTC

582 people were tweeting

1263 converations took place

  • 199 tweets
  • 624 retweets
  • 348 mentions

92 people replied to tweets in the #ihumātao network

  • PM and Ardern were the most mentioned words in the #ihumātao network – 122 and 115 mentions respectively.
  • The following 3 tweets indicate the range of views expressed about Jacinda Ardern’s response to ihumātao.
    1. #Ihumātao is a festering boil that should have been lanced weeks ago by the PM.Instead she led the protesters along with promises of `conversations’ and `leadership’. 🙄A real leader would have fronted and told them it was never going to happen. That’s called honesty.#nzpol

    2. Also @jacindaardern still isn’t at #ihumatao because apparently it doesn’t involve the crown? When has stealing indegenous land NOT involved the crown??

    3. Is the PM taking the taxpayers’ credit card to Turangawaewae today to make the #Ihumātao problem go away?

Tweets that resonated in #ihumātao network

DateTweeterTweetRT
22/08/2019alexperroHikoi arrives at the PM’s office. Police have closed off New North Rd from St Luke’s Rd. Powhiri nkw taking place right on New North Rd. #ihumātao https://t.co/xBpCOGHR8W10036

Producer, reporter, presenter at RNZ. Currently with Checkpoint; formerly Morning Report & RNZ Pacific.

DateTweeterTweetRT
24/08/2019anawaruOn Police 10-7 the other week the Popo pulled up a car stolen a few years back that had been on-sold. The Cop said I know you didn’t steal it, but never the less it has to go back to the original owner. Seems logical, moral and well, just tika, aye? #ihumātao much?9527

leaguie, wifey & māma. #warriornation

DateTweeterTweetRT
22/08/2019hamishpricenzThe PM took her entire family halfway across the world in New York to address 20 people at the United Nations. Yet she couldn’t even bother to turn up to her own office to meet 200 #ihumātao protesters. My worry is she’s not taking her job seriously. #nzpol https://t.co/zZG0MN2hu29024
22/08/2019hamishpricenzThe PM changed her diary to make sure she is in Wellington today to avoid the #ihumātao hikoi. Despite being in town, she is still wagging Question Time in Parliament. #nzpol #nzqt7925

Former political advisor. Occasional Tweeter.

DateTweeterTweetRT
22/08/2019democracymum#Ihumātao is a festering boil that should have been lanced weeks ago by the PM. Instead she led the protesters along with promises of `conversations’ and `leadership’. 🙄 A real leader would have fronted and told them it was never going to happen. That’s called honesty.#nzpol6515

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth” – President Abraham Lincoln,1863 #nz #democracy #nz #prolife #Trump

DateTweeterTweetRT
22/08/2019notthebaronessNew Zealand in 2019 is a Muslim woman in hijab performing a haka with her children at the site of a peaceful protest led by Māori on sacred land in Auckland where a developer wants to build 500 homes. #Ihumatao https://t.co/RB7ztn2jQX0156

Shirley Williams @notthebaroness

DateTweeterTweetRT
19/08/2019henare_Everyone wants to take the shot until it’s time to take the shot. ✊🏽🔥
#Ihumātao @ Eden Park https://t.co/RqtuXzZt6b
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Tena Koe. Kaiako, Ko Whakatohea te Iwi, Tamaki Makaurau born, Whanganui a Tara by choice.

DateTweeterTweetRT
19/08/2019prosyria2Muslim whanau preparing tonight’s Kai for all the whanau of #Ihumatao https://t.co/lvbES7T2h8043

#Aotearoa #NZ  Auckland, New Zealand

19 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
stephenjacobiI visited #Ihumatao yesterday with @StMatthewsNZ – we were very warmly welcomed despite the rain. I know the issues are complex but it seems to me that injustice upon injustice has been visited upon the mana whenua and this needs to be stopped.40
haydenrichesnzLoads of time for expensive trips to the middle of nowhere yet no time to go to a protest near her own electorate for a day. If she wasn’t even able to visit the site, she shouldn’t have thrown herself into the middle of the debate. #nzpol #ihumātao25
matthewhootonnzIs the PM taking the taxpayers’ credit card to Turangawaewae today to make the #Ihumātao problem go away? https://t.co/Iu0EUjnXsK22

20 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
hamishpricenzMāori gave Labour every Māori seat at the last election, but now iwi are sick of her wagging. Footnote: she did not deliver a solution to #Ihumātao today, but we can be sure she will get out the chequebook soon. #nzpol43
te_taipo#Ihumatao https://t.co/9QrNJN4ZyA (media conference post meeting wit Maori King)7
heather_camegreencatherine I wondered if we all need to #sendJacindaamap of how to get from her house to #Ihumātao @laura_oc_rapira @protectihumatao #navigation6
ashtraytrayleeAlso @jacindaardern still isn’t at #ihumatao because apparently it doesn’t involve the crown? When has stealing indegenous land NOT involved the crown??4

21 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
democracymumJacinda Ardern has said she had NO INTENTIONS to go to #Ihumātao  Also Ardern: 🤔 “I will be there for those hard conversations. I AM THERE…”  Seems like the leader of our country speaks with a mighty large forked tongue. 👅
#nzpol #hypocrite #weakpm
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nzheadlinerIf Jacinda Ardern announces at 2pm today that the govt will buy Ihumātao land off Fletchers – What legal action can the NZ people take? #nzpol #ihumatao28
jamesstringer2I’ve just driven passed the #Ihumatao protesters on SH20 north of Mangere Bridge. Less than 100 people, a few waving Maori flags. There is a WINZ office in Three Kings they can collect their dole payments on the way to #parttimePM Jacinda’s office 🙀😂  #nzpol24
jacindaardern_0Little A has just asked me to fix the H&S problem at Pike River.   The Maori King and I will visit the mine next week and discuss changing the safety concerns of the Two Exit rule.  #pikeriver I’m sure with a it’s of dialog we can screw it up just like Ihumatao. #ihumātao #nzpol20

22 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
alexperroHikoi arrives at the PM’s office. Police have closed off New North Rd from St Luke’s Rd. Powhiri nkw taking place right on New North Rd. #ihumātao100
hamishpricenzThe PM took her entire family halfway across the world in New York to address 20 people at the United Nations. Yet she couldn’t even bother to turn up to her own office to meet 200 #ihumātao protesters. My worry is she’s not taking her job seriously. #nzpol90
hamishpricenzThe PM changed her diary to make sure she is in Wellington today to avoid the #ihumātao hikoi. Despite being in town, she is still wagging Question Time in Parliament. #nzpol #nzqt79
democracymum#Ihumātao is a festering boil that should have been lanced weeks ago by the PM. Instead she led the protesters along with promises of `conversations’ and `leadership’. 🙄 A real leader would have fronted and told them it was never going to happen. That’s called honesty.#nzpol65

23 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
te_taipo@lifeafterkey I’m thinking they should pay us to take it off their hands #Ihumatao5
vlcnzCrikey – when you’re friend’s old, pale, stale, male step-dad turns out to be a prolific racist rightwing writer on Facebook and people are sharing *urgh* his cherry picked versions of everything. Right now it’s #Ihumatao I’ll be over here stabbing my eyeballs out5
dallasbarnett3Here’s the thing; If I buy a car that was stolen many years ago, with no knowledge of it being stolen, and the original owner finally tracks it down, they have the right to reclaim their stolen property #Ihumatao4
bigfatraroShout outs the tamariki who walked 26kms to support this mahi, as a fully grown man who just caught up at the last leg, im humbled af. #Ihumātao #protectIhumātao3

24 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
anawaruOn Police 10-7 the other week the Popo pulled up a car stolen a few years back that had been on-sold. The Cop said I know you didn’t steal it, but never the less it has to go back to the original owner. Seems logical, moral and well, just tika, aye? #ihumātao much?95
domesticanimalThose wanting to protect #Ihumātao repeatedly asked Jacinda Ardern to visit the #historic site, which she refused to do. So in hope of some movement from government 100s marched in rain to Ardern’s office this week. My @NZStuff @SundayStarTimes #cartoon #nzpol #Māori41
domesticanimalThose wanting to protect #Ihumātao repeatedly asked Jacinda Ardern to visit the #historic site, which she refused to do. So in hope of some movement from government 100s marched in rain to Ardern’s office this week. My @NZStuff @SundayStarTimes #cartoon #nzpol #Māori41
miriammooretooFinally visiting #ihumātao in support with Ngā Aho. Already overwhelmed by the strong community and the site’s beauty! Looking forward to today’s learnings.23
domesticanimalWhen the PM wouldn’t go to the Stonefields, the Stonefields went to the PM. My @SundayStarTimes @NZStuff #cartoon #nzpol #NZHeritageSites #Ihumātao https://t.co/lOxhcgWUEQ20

25 Aug - most liked tweets

TweeterTweet
te_taipoThis is Pania Newton’s official Twitter account @panianewton #ihumātao18
democracymumLol – Ardern ‘timing’ her escape.from #ihumātao 😁17
te_taipo#Ihumatao #ProtectIhumatao https://t.co/RGZ3HFJCXv6
shayne_akl@etangata so why was Chris Finlayson arguing for Tainui to buy #ihumātao and develop it as a golf course for wealthy? #protectihumatao #crownSignedTeTiriti3

19 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
henare_Everyone wants to take the shot until it’s time to take the shot. ✊🏽🔥#Ihumātao @ Eden Park45
prosyria2Muslim whanau preparing tonight’s Kai for all the whanau of #Ihumatao43
eisleku#Ihumatao support from London via @protestencil35

20 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
hamishpricenzMāori gave Labour every Māori seat at the last election, but now iwi are sick of her wagging. Footnote: she did not deliver a solution to #Ihumātao today, but we can be sure she will get out the chequebook soon.9
comptonklIs the PM taking the taxpayers’ credit card to Turangawaewae today to make the #Ihumātao problem go away?6
janehretraining#Ihumatao https://t.co/EbEuIrAyui (OTD Ihumatao Timeline)5
highlordmhoram#Ihumatao https://t.co/EbEuIrAyui5
grevillewhittleNicky Hager at #Ihumatao https://t.co/cVQgDeMUt03

21 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
democracymumJacinda Ardern has said she had NO INTENTIONS to go to #Ihumātao Also Ardern: 🤔 “I will be there for those hard conversations. I AM THERE…” Seems like the leader of our country speaks with a mighty large forked tongue. 👅21
nzheadlinerIf Jacinda Ardern announces at 2pm today that the govt will buy Ihumātao land off Fletchers – What legal action can the NZ people take? #nzpol #ihumatao11
sandybeachesaklIs the PM taking the taxpayers’ credit card to Turangawaewae today to make the #Ihumātao problem go away?6
stephenclarkenzDuring the 1975 hikoi when asked if she thought Pākehā would listen Dame Whina Cooper replied, “Good gracious, it’s our land…of course they will, I have every hope that the Pākehā would.”When #Ihumātao hikoi reaches @jacindaardern office hoping our PM will be there to listen.5

22 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
notthebaronessNew Zealand in 2019 is a Muslim woman in hijab performing a haka with her children at the site of a peaceful protest led by Māori on sacred land in Auckland where a developer wants to build 500 homes. #Ihumatao https://t.co/RB7ztn2jQX156
hamishpricenzThe PM changed her diary to make sure she is in Wellington today to avoid the #ihumātao hikoi. Despite being in town, she is still wagging Question Time in Parliament. #nzpol #nzqt25
hamishpricenzThe PM took her entire family halfway across the world in New York to address 20 people at the United Nations. Yet she couldn’t even bother to turn up to her own office to meet 200 #ihumātao protesters. My worry is she’s not taking her job seriously. #nzpol https://t.co/zZG0MN2hu224
mules_mJacinda Ardern has said she had NO INTENTIONS to go to #Ihumātao Also Ardern: 🤔”I will be there for those hard conversations. I AM THERE…” Seems like the leader of our country speaks with a mighty large forked tongue. 👅
#nzpol #hypocrite #weakpm
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23 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
taneoftheforestHikoi arrives at the PM’s office. Police have closed off New North Rd from St Luke’s Rd. Powhiri nkw taking place right on New North Rd. #ihumātao https://t.co/xBpCOGHR8W36
dunvirkinThe PM changed her diary to make sure she is in Wellington today to avoid the #ihumātao hikoi. Despite being in town, she is still wagging Question Time in Parliament. #nzpol #nzqt25
gringene_bio“We had the pōwhiri and then we just went into a portacom and laid it all out on the table – about how we felt, how difficult it’s been and how upset we were, and they just listened. And we felt they really listened.” Rapprochement via tikanga at #ihumātao https://t.co/DAp03BXv6225
deepsmoke2The PM took her entire family halfway across the world in New York to address 20 people at the United Nations. Yet she couldn’t even bother to turn up to her own office to meet 200 #ihumātao protesters. My worry is she’s not taking her job seriously. #nzpol https://t.co/zZG0MN2hu224

24 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
anawaruOn Police 10-7 the other week the Popo pulled up a car stolen a few years back that had been on-sold. The Cop said I know you didn’t steal it, but never the less it has to go back to the original owner. Seems logical, moral and well, just tika, aye? #ihumātao much?27
sandybeachesaklThe PM changed her diary to make sure she is in Wellington today to avoid the #ihumātao hikoi. Despite being in town, she is still wagging Question Time in Parliament. #nzpol #nzqt25
easegillThose wanting to protect #Ihumātao repeatedly asked Jacinda Ardern to visit the #historic site, which she refused to do. So in hope of some movement from government 100s marched in rain to Ardern’s office this week. My @NZStuff @SundayStarTimes #cartoon #nzpol #Māori https://t.co/d8KhO1Mr6816
sandybeachesaklThe most striking part of this clip of Ardern is where she says
“I will be there, – I am there” Sadly that’s a big fib
She wasn’t there today & she wasn’t in #NZQT to take questions Ardern has not only become the #PartTimePM but #CowardPM & the #JustNotTherePM. #nzpol #Ihumatao
15

25 Aug - most retweeted tweets

TweeterTweetRT
hopetoflyOn Police 10-7 the other week the Popo pulled up a car stolen a few years back that had been on-sold. The Cop said I know you didn’t steal it, but never the less it has to go back to the original owner. Seems logical, moral and well, just tika, aye? #ihumātao much?27
_curly_juOn Police 10-7 the other week the Popo pulled up a car stolen a few years back that had been on-sold. The Cop said I know you didn’t steal it, but never the less it has to go back to the original owner. Seems logical, moral and well, just tika, aye? #ihumātao much?27
nzjuliemarshallThose wanting to protect #Ihumātao repeatedly asked Jacinda Ardern to visit the #historic site, which she refused to do. So in hope of some movement from government 100s marched in rain to Ardern’s office this week. My @NZStuff @SundayStarTimes #cartoon #nzpol #Māori https://t.co/d8KhO1Mr6816
domesticanimalWhen the PM wouldn’t go to the Stonefields, the Stonefields went to the PM. My @SundayStarTimes @NZStuff #cartoon #nzpol #NZHeritageSites #Ihumātao https://t.co/lOxhcgWUEQ7

In-depth analysis of twitter network PIF2019

By Business, International, Political, Uncategorized

The vision for the Pacific Island Forum

13-16 August 2019

“This region faces issues vital to our future. Our leadership role is crucial to navigate the impacts of climate change for the #BluePacific and for the planet. Our destiny is at stake now,” Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor reflects as Leaders gather for #PIF2019  11 Aug Tweet from @forumsec ♥ 107 RT 43 

#PIF2019 twitter network 11-19 August

This twitter network had

  • 5877 – users/accounts
  • 27, 505 – tweets, which comprises:
    • 811 – new tweets
    • 13144 – Mentions
    • 12759 – Retweet
    • 791 – Replies

Most liked tweets in #PIF2019

@reclaimanglesea Sickening to hear the @ScottMorrisonMP government say in substance that Australia’s destructive addiction to #coal is non-negotiable and that vulnerable Pacific nations should accept that. A mixture of extreme arrogance and #climatesciencedenial 👎 #abcnews #auspol #PIF2019 #PIF ♥ 745 RT 399

@mskatelyons EXCLUSIVE I interviewed @FijiPM Bainimarama who said Scott Morrison’s “very insulting and condescending” behavior at #PIF2019 could push Pacific nations closer to China. “The Chinese don’t insult us,” he said. “They’re good people.” https://t.co/Hf8xlfRLJt ♥662 RT 406

 

Most popular hashtags

  • pif2019                       5862
  • tuvalu                         1502
  • pacific                         956
  • climatechange        931
  • westpapua               714
  • bluepacific                635
  • coal                              618
  • auspol                        496
  • australia                     416
  • westpapuan            366

Review of each day’s most liked and retweet tweets

The Agenda

13 August most liked and retweeted tweets of the day

@euinnz RT 194 – Tuvalu’s symbolic welcome to Pacific Leaders arriving at #PIF2019 sees children sitting submerged in the sea around their island home and beautifully singing a specially composed “Save our Tuvalu, save the world” song to greet their visitors #Tuvalu @TuvaluGov

@drrajivkjain RT 165 – “We depend on our planet for everything we are and everything we have. The air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. #ClimateChange strikes at the heart of what it means to be human”-@DrTedros at #PIF2019 🇹🇻 https://t.co/4OJV8AqY7R

@reclaimanglesea ♥195 RT 99 – Why should Australia be Pacific Island state’s “partner of choice” when @ScottMorrisonMP’s government treats their legitimate concerns about the existential threat of #ClimateChange with contempt?🤔 Our PM is a #climatescience denier in substance🙈🙉 #abcam #auspol #PIF2019 #PIF

@joeytau ♥107 RT 43 – As #Pacific leaders meet today in #Tuvalu, #WestPapua remains priority on the agenda. #pacificregionalism #BluePacific #Pacific4WestPapua #PIF2019 #Tuvalu2019 https://t.co/XJovzKgocj

@gill_betty RT 158 – Morrison pledges $500 million to fight climate change across Pacific islands. (Firstly it’s not new funding. Secondly it’s a bandaid as selfish polluters like Australia should be reducing emissions – not planning new #fossilfuel projects! #auspol #PIF2019) https://t.co/eu7wlaqwa5

14 August most liked and retweeted tweets of the day

@forumsec ♥283 RT 128 –“If you save Tuvalu, you save the Pacific, and you save the world” the message from the children of Tuvalu and their Prime Minister is clear ahead of the retreat at the #PIF2019. The 2019 PIF Communique is expected this evening #BluePacific #Tuvalu https://t.co/RvkzRxO2Qp

@burebasgal ♥178 RT 79 –  Tongan PM rips into #Indonesia, claiming it has a strong influence on some members of the Forum. He said the only way to counter #Indonesia is unity in strength & solidarity in addressing #WestPapua  human rights violation

@joeytau ♥114 RT 46 #PNG Prime Minister supports the regional call for a 10 year moratorium on seabed mining. PNG joins #Fiji and #Vanuatu in calling for a regional moratorium.

@markrobinson_3 ♥109 RT 60 Both Tonga & Vanuatu have raised the appalling human rights situation in West Papua at the #PIF2019 Would it be possible for ANY media outlet in Australia to report on this? #auspol

15 August most liked and retweeted tweets of the day

@forumsec ♥172 RT68 – The leaders of the Blue Pacific stand together – beside the lagoon, facing the ocean – in Fakaifou,Tuvalu #PIF2019 #family https://t.co/EGqdGKfus2

@freewestpapua ♥118 RT 151 – URGENT: #WestPapuan students, and Indonesians in solidarity were arrested and brutally tortured in #Ternate today by the #IndonesianPolice and military, all for calling for #PacificIslandsForum support for #WestPapua. What is the response of #PIF leaders? #PIF2019 #AMP #ULMWP https://t.co/mKXu7hibK

16 August most liked and retweeted tweets of the day

@forumsec ♥137 RT 35 –That’s a wrap on #PIF2019! Faafetai lasi to Tuvalu for a generous and beautifully hosted meeting #BluePacific #family #Tuvalu https://t.co/F1DxKjKkRD

@mofa_taiwan ♥153 RT 34 – Very busy morning in #Tuvalu! Had positive & productive bilateral talks with the #PIF2019 delegation led by Prime Minister Sogavare & Foreign Minister Manele. The mutual visa-waiver pact is inked & #Taiwan’s relationship with #BluePacific partner #SolomonIslands is rock solid. JW https://t.co/PZ2Xunkrr4

@profstrachan ♥56 RT 60 – Important Pacific Forum #PIF2019 ends in row with Australia over #ClimateChange goals “Critics have blamed #Australia for undermining a joint statement from #BluePacific island nations” Pacific islands are at the sharp end of #ClimateEmergency#auspol https://t.co/QPBi053YQh

17 August most liked and retweeted tweets of the day

@paula_kruger ♥157 RT 62 – Pacific nations deserve to be recognised as world leaders in the battle to save the planet but poverty is used against us. Take the aid, be quiet, pick fruit.#PIF2019 https://t.co/gBWPNnOBvY

@profstrachan♥ 110 RT 89 – “#ClimateChange is the greatest threat to the #GreatBarrierReef.” “If we are to secure a future for the #GBR & coral reef ecosystems globally, there is an urgent & critical need to accelerate actions to reduce global emissions.” #PIF2019 #AusPol https://t.co/I6yzMgf94b

18 August most liked and retweeted tweets of the day

@billhareclimate ♥139 RT 61 – In summary, my impression is not that Tuvalu was scuttled at #PIF2019 but rather Australia scuttled itself within the region. I think we will see a revitalised Pacific push for climate action at the UNSG Summit in New York, and Australia will be nowhere on all key issues in play.

@billhareclimate ♥82 RT 70 – I think it is really important to put front and center in this talk of who lost or got scuttled in Tuvalu at #PIF2019 a few key issues. Firstly the Tuvalu PM was not alone with all others supporting what Australia opposed on coal, zero emissions by 2050 and on the 1.5C limit. https://t.co/828ViuCKOz

@profstrachan ♥78 RT 82 – Australia is 3rd largest exporter of #FossilFuels behind Russia & Saudi Arabia “#Coal exports doubled between 2000-2015 & make up 29% of the global coal trade. #LNG exports tripled over the same timeframe to 6% of trade, & continue to increase.” #PIF2019 https://t.co/6aH3qoPYAl

The Communique

@forumsec ♥283 RT 128 – “If you save Tuvalu, you save the Pacific, and you save the world” the message from the children of Tuvalu and their Prime Minister is clear ahead of the retreat at the #PIF2019. The 2019 PIF Communique is expected this evening #BluePacific #Tuvalu

@fijipm ♥352 RT 228 – #PIF2019: We came together in a nation that risks disappearing to the seas, but unfortunately, we settled for the status quo in our communique. Watered-down climate language has real consequences –– like water-logged homes, schools, communities, and ancestral burial grounds. https://t.co/6pTyjZs1rS

@reclaimanglesea ♥121 RT 74 – Australia removes climate ‘crisis’ from Pacific islands draft declaration (A recalcitrant bully (AKA our Federal Government) may be able to finesse the wording of a communique, but the laws of physics remain immutable #ClimateEmergency #auspol #PIF2019) https://t.co/v5sTpZRw7Z

Concluding tweets

@scottmorrisonmp♥311 RT 64 – We achieved agreement on many issues and will continue to work strongly together. #PIF2019

@clarke_melissa ♥92 RT 100 – There was a big build up by Tuvalu, but in the end, Australia shut down the climate deal Pacific leaders wanted. The discussions reduced the Tongan PM to tears. #auspol #PIF2019 #BluePacific https://t.co/eFLcGimtIL

@paula_kruger ♥ 157 RT 62 – Pacific nations deserve to be recognised as world leaders in the battle to save the planet but poverty is used against us. Take the aid, be quiet, pick fruit.#PIF2019 https://t.co/gBWPNnOBvY

Influencers in the #PIF2019 Network

Changing alliances in the Pacific

Developing alliances with Taiwan

@mofa_taiwan – Official account of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). All tweets initialled JW are by Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu.

  1. 14 August: Read the @smh article by @rharris334 on @Republic_Nauru President Baron Waqa’s recognition of #Taiwan as a “very strong partner” in the Pacific. We’re deeply grateful for this rock-solid support at #PIF2019 in #Tuvalu from one of the country’s best friends. https://t.co/v5lFuKQ03U https://t.co/EsuZE0413e♥213 RT 56
  2. 15 August: Great to be on the ground in #Tuvalu! A big thank you to Foreign Minister Finikaso & Amb. Su for the warm welcome. Looking forward to holding consultations with the leaders & representatives of #Taiwan’s #BluePacific partners during #PIF2019.Read the @smh article by @rharris334 on @Republic_Nauru President Baron Waqa’s recognition of #Taiwan as a “very strong partner” in the Pacific. We’re deeply grateful for this rock-solid support at #PIF2019 in #Tuvalu from one of the country’s best friends. https://t.co/v5lFuKQ03U https://t.co/EsuZE0413e♥409 RT 70
  3. 16 August: The #Taiwan/ROC Forum Countries Dialogue is concluded at #PIF2019. Get up to speed on this important event involving #BluePacific partners #Kiribati, #MarshallIslands, #Nauru, #Palau, #SolomonIslands & #Tuvalu. #TaiwanCanHelp advance sustainable development & realize the #SDGs. https://t.co/3MHKAaqW5Q♥313 RT 47
  4. 16 August:Very busy morning in #Tuvalu! Had positive & productive bilateral talks with the #PIF2019 delegation led by Prime Minister Sogavare & Foreign Minister Manele. The mutual visa-waiver pact is inked & #Taiwan’s relationship with #BluePacific partner #SolomonIslands is rock solid. JW https://t.co/PZ2Xunkrr4♥153 RT 34
  5. 17 August: Had a great talk with @SecBernhardt on the sidelines of #PIF2019. We’re of one mind when it comes to building a more free & open #IndoPacific. JW https://t.co/JgWtABOxut♥155 RT 41
  6. 17 August: Prime Minister Sopoaga, take a bow! Your inspired leadership made #PIF2019 in #Tuvalu a big success &  put Funafuti firmly on the world map. It’s not easy bidding one of #Taiwan’s finest friends farewell. Rest assured, PM, you’re always in our hearts. JW https://t.co/1frIzlADCw♥91 RT 27

West Papua

Tweets relating to West Papua

@veronicakoman ♥ 87 RT 100 Why leaders in #PIF2019 urgently need to take a bolder lead on West Papua: just today: – 168 protesters arrested – at least 39 injured – a deputy mayor in Java plans to remove West Papuan students from the city – Indonesian VP &defense chief suggest additional military operation https://t.co/a7jpKbKR9x

@freewestpapua ♥ 118 RT 151 – URGENT: #WestPapuan students, and Indonesians in solidarity were arrested and brutally tortured in #Ternate today by the #IndonesianPolice and military, all for calling for #PacificIslandsForum support for #WestPapua. What is the response of #PIF leaders? #PIF2019 #AMP #ULMWP https://t.co/mKXu7hibKI

@burebasga ♥ 108 RT 54 – #Samoa wants #Pacific Leaders to review position on #WestPapua. Nothing has moved since Forum Leaders position in previous years. The issue cannot be ignored anymore, when people are dying #PIF2019 #BluePacific #Tuvalu https://t.co/TcxdDMP6mB

@burebasga ♥ 178 RT 77 – #Tongan PM rips into #Indonesia, claiming it has a strong influence on some members of the Forum. He said the only way to counter #Indonesia is unity in strength & solidarity in addressing #WestPapua human rights violation #PIF2019 #BluePacific #Tuvalu https://t.co/4Coq6TzYy8