Pacific Beat AM Podcast 5th March 201503/04/15
Government staff in Solomon Islands have begun training to learn about disaster risk maps to indentify areas most vulnerable to floods, landslides and rising sea levels a war of words erupts between the Fijian government and opposition over the fate...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 4th March 2015
Seven people killed in floods in Papua New Guinea. An author seeking funding to publish a children's book about how Kiribati deals with regular high tides.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 4th March 2015
We hear from former NRL star Jarryd Hayne on his deal with America's NFL side, the San Francisco 49ers. And, the Status of women in the spotlight as we mark International Women's Day.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 3rd March 2015
More journalists unable to ask sensitive West Papua questions on the Indonesian foreign minister's Pacific tour.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 3rd March 2015
Experts from the Silicon Valley to run an entrepreneurship boot camp for the young and ambitious in Papua New Guinea. And, we look at Tonga's ambitious drive towards greater representation at the Winter Olympics.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 2nd March 2015
After 15 years of a cash-only society, will Nauru finally get a bank? The new head of Papua New Guineas Media Council calls on the government to explain why reporters were told not to ask sensitive questions of Indonesias foreign minister.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 2nd March 2015
The Marshall Islands today marks the 61st anniversary of the Bravo hydrogen bomb test that exposed thousands of people to radioactive fallout. And, Fiji's Methodist Church raises concerns about the frequency of porn searches on the internet.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 27th February 2015
Human rights advocates call on the Nauru government to address what they're calling a regression in the country's human rights situation. Claims that Australia's attorney-general is playing the man, not the ball, in his attack on the credibility of...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 27th February 2015
The Australian Prime Minister's leadership under threat again amid rumblings from the backbench and within ministerial ranks. And, Tonga's Prime Minister stands firm on his criticism of the acting Attorney-General and his handling of the prosecution...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 2015 25th February
We speak with Australia's federal indigenous affairs minister Nigel Scullion on his moves to ban kava in Australia. A big response to our story of Papua New Guinea's number one ranking when it comes to typing the word "porn" or "pornography" into...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 26h February 2015
Hopes that pensioners from New Zealand will soon be able to retire to Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau. And, a major conference opens in Samoa, examining China's growing role in the Pacific.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 25th February 2015
Australia announces a significant increase to the number of seasonal workers from the Pacific and authorities keeping a close eye on Vanuatu's Ambrym island where Volcanic activity has been on the rise.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 24th February 2014
Sex workers in Papua New Guinea say the government is turning a blind eye to an increase in Asian sex workers. Women in Solomon Islands being encouraged to become company directors.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 24th February 2015
Fiji's Methodist Church ramps up the rhetoric on independence for West Papua and we speak to one of the winner's of a photo competition aimed at getting more Pacific Youth engaged in the fight against corruption.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 23rd February 2015
Australia's Prime Minister warns of a "New Dark Age" in a speech on national security. International observers to assist with the Bougainville election.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 23rd February 2015
We go to Fiji for the latest on the Pacific Youth forum against corruption and threats of an outright ban against Kava, following claims organised gangs of Pacific islanders are smuggling kava into Aboriginal communities in Australia's Northern...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 20th January
Our PNG correspondent meets a woman who chooses to be locked up in a police cell at night to escape her violent husband. Claims that islander gangs are smuggling kava into Aboriginal communities could see the traditional Pacific island drink banned.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th February 2015
A group of Pacific rugby players publicly voice their support for the Free West Papua campaign, having their picture posted on the Fiji Rugby Union Facebook page holding the Morning Star flag. Australia evacuates a whole island in its far north as a...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 19th February 2015
New Zealand authorities rushing to investigate the discovery of a fruit fly from Queensland amid fears the species could have serious consequences on the countries horticultural sector and a new study suggests up to twelve-point-seven million tonnes...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th February 2015
The World Bank finds that backpackers and illegal labour are hampering Australia's seasonal worker program for Pacific island countries. The Australian government partners with ANZ Bank to expand local knowledge and access to finance.
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