Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th April 201504/16/15
The head of the National Council of Women in Solomon Islands says domestic violence in the country has reached epidemic proportions. Ella Kauhue says the government failed this week in its budget to commit funding to help implement the new Family...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th April 2015
Tourists return to Vanuatu for the Pentacost land-diving. And, Australia's state and territory governments are poised to agree on a national scheme to help victims of domestic violence.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 16th April 2015
Renewed calls for Australia to close its detention centres in Nauru and Manus Island. New questions over the future of same-sex marriage in Guam.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 16th April 2015
Stocks of blood supplies at Vanuatu's main hospital in Port Vila drop to critically low levels. And, Cyclone Pam takes a toll on Vanuatu's Tafea at the Champions League tournament in Fiji.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th April 2015
The lessons learnt from last year's election in Fiji. No closer to a resolution over what to do with tailings from the Goldridge mine in Solomon Islands. The producers of a new Samoan-New Zealand film hope it'll resonate with the audience.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 15th April 2015
Pacific soccer standards on the rise as Auckland and Amicale head for another Champions League showdown. And, Solomon Islands business leaders back the first budget from Prime Minister Manesseh Sogavare's government.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 14th April 2015
The Solomon Islands' budget welcomed by business but others are not so sure. Fiji education minister defends boarding school changes. A gay couple in Guam take their fight to be allowed to get married all the way to court.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 14th April 2015
A rising sense of belief has Samoa's OFC Champions League minnows aiming to topple host club Ba. And, Aurelia Balpe, head of the Red Cross in the Pacific, speaks about the challenge ahead in the wake of Cyclone Pam.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 13th April 2015
It's a month today since Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu -- there are now concerns there's a slowdown in international financial assistance. Pacific journalists take control of the region's business media. Australian cattle genetics being taken to PNG...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 13th April 2015
The Pacific purse seine tuna fleet in crisis as the price of skipjack tuna collapses. And, we hear from the outer islands of Tuvalu where villages were hit badly by Cyclone Pam.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 10th April 2015
PNG's education minister doesn't see why schools might have to close for lack of money. The latest on the Fiji torture video case.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 10th April 2015
Papua New Guinea's education minister tells us there's no reason why all schools shouldn't be open for students when the new term starts next Monday and Aid agencies in Federated States of Micronesia are struggling to assess where their services are...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 9th April 2015
Australian aid agencies begin axing some projects in PNG and Solomon Islands to absorb foreign aid budget cuts. The hawksbill turtle population in Solomon Islands appears to be recovering after 150 years of exploitation.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 9th April 2015
To feed its people in the wake of Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu reopens its marine protected areas to fishing and lifts a ban on catching turtles and the crowds come out in Palau to welcome Japan's emporer and empress 70 years after the end of world war two.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 8th April 2015
We hear from Vanuatu's Agriculture and Fisheries Minister about the lifting of a ban on marine conservation areas and the nation's kava shortage. A group of PNG doctors fundraising to buy a mammogram machine in an effort to curb the breast cancer...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 8th April 2015
The latest from Vanuatu and the ongoing battle to restore the phone network and with the 2015 OFC Champions League kicking off this weekend in Fiji, we speak to the Suva Football Association about their hopes for the competition.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 7th April 2015
342 candidates to contest the general elections in PNG's Autonomous Region of Bougainville. A lack of geographical knowledge hampering fund raising efforts in New Zealand for Tuvalu, which is attempting to recover from cyclone Pam.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 7th April 2015
Teachers in Papua New Guinea call for the government to release millions of kina in funds before school starts next week and young people in PNG get their own voice with the launch soon of a new youth radio station.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 6th April 2015
Traditional housing designs touted as better for rebuilding after cyclones. And, surprising results at the Sevens tournament in Tokyo.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 6th April 2015
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