Pacific Beat AM Podcast 15th July 201507/14/15
The latest from Pacific Games where host nation Papua New Guinea just holding off New Caledonia to top the medal table. We talk to PNG's track queen Toea Wisil and her medal-winning brother Kupun about the thrill of running in front of a home crowd.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 14th July 2015
Melanesian leaders working to speed up disaster response.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 14th July 2015
Regional disaster authorities, donors and the Solomon Islands government in talks as the Goldridge tailings dam threatens to spill its toxic contents in the hills behind Honiara. And, a call for the Pacific to set up a regional sports institute to...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 13th July 2015
Pacific leaders pledge to take the lead in disaster relief across the region.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 13th July 2015
Fiji's soccer team is heading to the Rio Olympics after winning a sudden-death penalty shootout against Vanuatu at the Pacific Games. And, we bring you all the stories from a packed weekend of sports action in Port Moresby.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 10th July 2015
Two opposition MP's in Nauru have again been denied bail on charges stemming from last month's protest at the country's parliament. Fijian Media Association has welcomed the government's removal of fines for journalists who breach the country's...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 10th July 2015
With Olympic qualifying spots on offer in the Pacific Games soccer tournament, we get the lowdown from Richard Ewart in Port Moresby. And, Norfolk's latest hero at the Games, Douglas Creek tells the story of how he overcame adversity to win gold.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 9th July 2015
The Pacific on alert as a category four storm develops in the northwest Pacific. All the action from the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea. A crew member from the ill-fated Rainbow Warrior ship relives the French bombing that galvanised the...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 9th July 2015
The one-sided Origin decider, we get the view from Brisbane's Lang Park and from the fans in Port Moresby. And, in Manu Samoa show their respect for the visiting and conquering All Blacks with a chiefly title for coach Steve Hansen.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast July 8th 2015
The head of the Pacific Islands forum responds to concerns over the rule of law in Nauru,
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 8th July 2015
FSM soccer team are coping after three huge losses at the hands of Tahiti, Fiji and Vanuatu!
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 7th July 2015
With 11 days of coronation celebrations in Tonga coming to an end with a military tattoo tonight, we speak to the chef responsible for the scrumptious coronation feast. And, with international pressure on the Nauru government mounting over human...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 6th July 2015
Vanuatu's Prime Minister warns Transparency International against instigating political instability in the country. Tongans celebrate the coronation of their new King. The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in a historic match in Apia.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 6th July 2015
The Hunters tie with the Redcliffe Dolphins, breaking their 10-game winning streak. And, the coronation of King Tupou VI in Tonga brings the pomp and ceremony of British royalty to the Pacific.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 2nd July 2015
A New Zealand MP calls on Australia to follow Wellington's lead in moving a motion to express concern over the political situation in Nauru. Exiled Fijian academic Brij Lal accuses Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of preventing him from returning home.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 3rd July 2015
We speak to Australia's Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove after his visit reviewing aid efforts on the Vanuatu island of Tanna which took the full force of Cyclone Pam in March. And, Tonga's royals gather in Pangai for Nobles Day as part of the...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 2nd July 2015
Australia on notice over the the condition of the Great Barrier Reef, but the UN steps back from placing the natural wonder on the endangered list. And, we get the latest from Vanuatu where the new government of Sato Kilman may well be facing a motion...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 1ST July 2015
A road building project on the back burner in Vanuatu, amid ongoing land disputes.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 30th June 2015
Vanuatu's opposition accuses the government of plotting to stop West Papua from gaining full membership with the Melanesian Spearhead Group. The UN praises the Pacific for leading the way in creating innovative solutions to responding to humanitarian...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 30th June 2015
A survey of Fijians finds an overwhelming majority (87%) want a referendum on plans to change the country's flag. And, St John Ambulance staff in Australia heading to Port Moresby with vital equipment for athletes at the Pacific Games.
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