Pacific Beat AM Podcast 22nd October 201410/21/14
Cash transfers playing an increasingly significant role in preventing the spread of HIV. And, we look at how locals in Wewak carve out wooden surf boards.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 21st October 2014
Australia is on diplomatic thin ice with Russia again - over a planned million square-kilometre marine protection zone in Antarctica's east as New Zealand plans for an even bigger protection area.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 21st October 2014
The European Union opens the door to more fish imports from the Pacific. Calls for a tax hike on unhealthy foods.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 20th October 2014
Call for the PNG government to do more to combat violence and crime, especially in the capital. Australian police bust a crime syndicate exploiting the porous border between PNG and northern Australia
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 14th October 2014
Tonga's Public Service Association calls off today's planned strike, amid threats by the government to declare a state of emergency
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th October 2014
New Zealand wins a seat at the UN Security Council, with hopes for a greater voice for pacific states. Palau's President apologizes for his country's worst ever water crisis. Growing calls in Papua New Guinea for the ban on betel nut to be scrapped.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th October 2014
Police brutality under the spotlight in PNG, water rationing in Palau after an under sea pipeline split and Fiji's rugby league great Petero Cinoniceve talks about this weekend's game against Lebanon, his coaching ambitions and about departing star...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 16th October 2014
Fiji's opposition leader unhappy at a pay rise for the PM, and the way it was implemented. A Malaysian firm launches a sensational takeover bid for one of PNG's biggest companies - New Britain Palm Oil. Energy chief, Lesieli Taviri, wins this year's...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 16th October 2014
Papua New Guinea's National Broadcasting Corporation are rallying around three of their colleagues who were abducted and attacked on their way home from work and the Tonga Rugby Union has drafted in former World Cup winning coach Jake White as...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th October 2014
Kiribati shuts out US tuna boats in favour of China and Taiwan. We take an inside look at the world's biggest terrestrial telescope being built in Hawaii. The rugby league world in shock as dual Dally M Medalist Jarryd Hayne quits the NRL to pursue a...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 15th October 2014
Is Gaston Flosse still pulling the strings of French Polynesian politics despite being forced from power last month and plans for a major new food processing plant to be built in American Samoa.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 13th October 2014
The Pacific's Climate Warriors set course for an Australian port to stop coal exports for a day. Fiji powers to victory at the Gold Coast sevens.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 13th October 2014
The International Trade Union Congress attacks the credibility of last month's election in Fiji. And, victory for Fiji in the Gold Coast Rugby 7s with a thrilling 31-24 win over Samoa in the final.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 10th October 2014
Henry Puna hangs on to the prime ministership in Cook Islands. The race to be the next leader of New Zealand's main opposition heats up, but analysts are already ruling out former Labor leader David Cunliffe
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 10th October 2014
The fight to stop the United States from carrying out military exercises on an island in the Northern Marianas ramps up. And, a spot in the Rio Olympics up for grabs as the new World Sevens Series kicks off in Australia this weekend.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 9th October 2014
Australian warplanes conduct their first bombing operation in Iraq. The Pacific's Climate warriors arrive in Sydney to protest against Australia's coal industry.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 9th October 2014
Six months after devastating floods in Solomon Islands, the clean up continues. And, a massive win for the Pacific tuna fishing industry.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 8th October 2014
Australia's Immigration Minister urged to stop the deportation of a PNG woman suffering from kidney failure and a leading researcher on West Papua claims incidents of Indonesian students spying on independence acvitists in Australia are common.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 8th October 2014
Solomon Islanders set to go to the polls. And, West Papuan Independence activists call on Australia to address allegations Indonesia is spying on members of its movement in Australia.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 7th October 2014
Pacific nations upstage some of Asia's biggest economies in attracting Australian exporters. An expedition near Solomon Islands aims to solve the mysteries of a giant underwater plateau
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