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Michael Field


Michael Field, a reporter working out of Fairfax NZ’s Auckland bureau, has had a long career covering the Pacific, including for Agence France-Presse and The Dominion. His more than 30 years of journalism has included coverage of Fiji’s 2000 and 2006 coups. He was banned from Fiji by the military regime in 2007. He is the author of books on Samoa’s independence struggle and Fiji’s coup with his most recent book being Swimming With Sharks (Penguin).