Dateline Pacific morning edition for 30 March 2015
Norfolk Island to go ahead with governance referendum; China uses soft diplomacy to counter military fears; PNG will not many any of the Millenium Development Goals; Move by Cook Islands MP to swtich parties is labelled a setup by the PM; And, a...
Norfolk Island to go ahead with governance referendum
The cabinet in the Norfolk Island legislature is to go ahead with a referendum to ask the people what they think about Australia's plans to remove the island's autonomy.
China uses soft power in Pacific Islands outreach
China is using soft diplomacy to counter fears about its growing military presence in the Pacific region.
PNG's economic growth struggles to reach those who need it
United Nations says Papua New Guinea's strong economic is not enough if it doesn't translate into the country's human development.
Cooks by-election decider heats up
A move by a Cook Islands MP to switch parties has been labelled a setup by the Prime Minister and 'a blatant disregard for the rules'
Retiring Fiji activist puts success down to careful navigating
A long time activist for human rights and democracy in Fiji the Reverend Akuila Yabaki says careful navigation has been the key to his survival during politically turbulent times.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 27 March 2015
The Vanuatu government says issues with aid delivery; Jail sought for former French Polynesian president; West Papua activist in high spirits despite disruption in PNG; A fomer Solomons government official says an inquiry into New Zealand's spy agency...
Aid has not reached all communities - Vanuatu government
The Vanuatu government has acknowledged some communities have not received any aid, two weeks after category five Cyclone Pam struck the country.
Jail sought for former French Polynesian president
Jail sought for former French Polynesian president Gaston Flosse for illegal spying and abuse of public funds.
West Papua activist in high spirits despite disruption in PNG
A prominent West Papuan activist's tour of the region was disrupted after being detained by Papua New Guinea immigration and being deported.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 27 March 2015
Children in Vanuatu will return to school on Monday; Ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers in NZ prepare for cyclone rebuild; an inquiry into NZ's spy agency isn't enough for some in Solomon Islands; A former Los Angeles policeman takes the top job in Samoa's...
NZ spy inquiry not enough for former Solomons official
A special secretary to the former Prime Minister of Solomon Islands says an inquiry into New Zealand's spy agency's activities in the Pacific should include people like himself.
Samoa new police chief a veteran of the LAPD
Samoa appoints a new police commissioner who has experience on the streets of Los Angeles.
PNG football says country will be ready for Women's World Cup
Papua New Guinea is confident of hosting a Women's World Cup football tournament to remember in 2016.
Dateline Pacific evening edition for 26 March 2015
Children in Vanuatu will return to school on Monday; The UN says there's an immediate need for more Vanuatu aid; Ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers in NZ prepare for cyclone rebuild; Bikini islanders look for a new home; The Former Tahiti president is in...
Vanuatu children back to school on Monday
Save the Children says sending children affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu back to school will help them deal with the trauma they have experienced and normalise their lives.
Ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers in NZ prepare for cyclone rebuild
Horticulture New Zealand says it is working with its Ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers to provide them with skills and resources for when they return home and face the rebuild following Cyclone Pam.
Bikini islanders look for a new home
The Bikinian community in the Marshall Islands are exploring resettlement options - nearly 70 years after the islanders were evacuated from their atoll because of US nuclear weapons tests.
Dateline Pacific morning edition for 26 March 2015
The UN says there's an immediate need for more Vanuatu aid; We hear from the island of Erromango which is desperate for food and water; The Former Tahiti president is in court for alleged spying and abuse of public funds; The Cook Islands could see...
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