Pacific Beat PM Podcast 26th December 201412/25/14
Tonga rebuilding a year after the devastating Ha'apai cyclone and the gift of sight, Australian and PNG doctors carry out eye operations in New Ireland.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 24th December 2014
The governor of Papua New Guinea's Oro province says violence and corruption is tearing the country apart. Tongans urged to conserve drinking water as a drought continues to grip the Kingdom
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 24th December 2014
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 23rd December 2014
A former prime minister of Solomon Islands appointed Minister of Finance. Papua New Guinea's cocoa industry bounces back, with a little help.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 23rd December 2014
Opposition MPs in Nauru label the current government a dictatorship. American Samoa caught in the middle as the fall out from the failed tuna talks in Apia rumbles on. And, Bollywood comes to the aid of Fiji's ailing movie industry.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 22nd December 2014
PNG's gas wealth may be under threat. The Asian Development Bank hails thew success of private sector expansion schemes in the Pacific.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 22nd December 2014
In the Cook Islands, pressure is mounting on Prime Minister Henry Puna to stand down. And, Auckland City are celebrating their astonishing achievement of taking out third place and the Bronze Ball at the Club World Cup.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 19th December 2014
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 19th December 2014
A final day of judging before the winner of Miss Pacific Islands 2014 is crowned in Apia tonight. And, a master traditional navigators tells how he is sailing from Cook Islands to Australia and back using just the stars and ocean landscapes.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 18th December 2014
Australia's foreign minister tours Bougainville, and spends time with women there encouraging them to get engaged in politics. Papua New Guinea is to get African animals in a new zoo.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 18th December 2014
A warning that lives could be lost in the hills behind Honiara this rainy season if there's not any action to drain a goldmine tailings dam. And, the discovery of a forgotten civilisation in Guam, we talk to the archaeologist who made the find.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th December 2014
The chair of Indonesia's Human Rights Commission says he's confident Joko Widodo is committed to addressing Papuan rights abuses. How a public plea on Facebook has helped to save the life of a young pregnant woman in a remote part of PNG.
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th December 2014
The crowds continue to visit to the makeshift memorial in Sydney's Martin Place to remember victims of Tuesday's hostage siege in a local cafe and as Auckland City sets the soccer world alight with its progress to the Club World Cup semi-finals, we...
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 16th December 2014
The government of New Caledonia falls, as infighting between anti-independence factions causes a split which may lead to a radically new government. Australia's foreign minister points the finger at the opposition as the motivation for dramatic cuts...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 16th December 2014
Gunfire rings out in Sydney's CBD as the Martin Place siege comes to a violent end after 16 hours. Just after two o'clock, the peace was shattered by a hail of gunfire and the Lindt Cafe was lit with the flash of stun grenades as police stormed in.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 15th December 2014
The heart of Australia's largest city has been brought to a virtual standstill as a result of what appears to be a hostage siege underway in Sydney's Martin Place. Australia's Treasurer, Joe Hockey, released the latest budget snapshot, its mid-year...
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 15th December 2014
We speak to the outgoing Miss South Pacific as eight women compete for the title in Samoa this week and we find out whether Fiji rugby fans can be confident of viewing World Rugby Sevens coverage as the tournament heats up.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 12th December 2014
Pacific Beat AM Podcast 12th of December 2014
A vote in Port Moresby on alcohol bans and restrictions today after concerns about recent violent incidents. And, success at last for Auckland City, winning a penalty shootout to advance to the quarter finals of the Club World Cup in Morocco.
Pacific Beat PM Podcast 11th December 2014
We look at speculation that Solomon Island's new prime minister could turn his back on Taiwan to turn to China. The Fiji broadcaster at the centre of the rugby 7s blackout says there's still hope in getting the signal back on for the Port Elizabeth...
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