Tagata o te Moana
Tagata o te Moana for 30 August 201408/29/14
A Papua New Guinea volcano blows and drops ash over a wide area; A New Zealand academic wants the SIDS Conference to address 'blatant inequalities; We hear about the growing links between Papua New Guinea's West Sepik Province and neighbouring...
Tagata o te Moana for 23 August 2014
A survey finds New Zealand political parties agree aid budget is too low; Calls for the release of all children in Australia's asylum seeker camps; Concerns in the Pacific over Australian broadcasting cuts; There's frustration among PNG business...
Tagata o te Moana for 9 August 2014
Constraints still exist despite freed up pre-election debate in Fiji, Fiji's CCF cancels panel discussions, A group of prominent Australians speak out about the asylum seeker camps..Tonga's problems with a culture of violence in the police...the sale...
Tagata o te Moana for 2 August 2014
The Pacific Islands Forum summit concludes with historic election of a woman SG; Tahiti public opinion stoked by Flosse case; Fiji election campaigning in full swing; NZ urged to not abandon West Papuans; Amid diplomatic storm, Russian cybercrime...
Tagata o te Moana for 26 July 2014
Tahiti's Flosse set to lose office; Mixed reaction to Bainimarama's proposed NZ trip; Fiji's Sodelpa promises poverty relief; the fate of five suspended MPs in Nauru; allegations of treachery in the Cook Islands election; Appointment of an Australian...
Tagata o te Moana for 19 July 2014
Further changes to electoral system caste doubt on Fiji elections; The Cook Islands Party has won an absolute majority after the election; Tonga Democrats at a crossroads; Ethicist warns of risk to Australia's reputation; Solomons enters flood...
Tagata o te Moana for 12 July 2014
A week of pacific news.
Tagata o te Moana for 5 July 2014
Further tumult in PNG politics; Depopulation key issue for Cook Island elections; a mixed reaction after a key Melanesian body which West Papuans want to join; Nauru's speaker labels ousted MPs treasonous; A UN agency advances family planning ideas in...
Tagata o te Moana for 21 June 2014
PNG Prime Minister stands firm amid political meltdown; PNG's camp ruled constitutional; Solomons camps shut soon; Exhibition on legacy of NZ's invasion of Samoa during WW1 opens; Call for Pacific Forum to take a lead in trying to solve Nauru crisis;...
Tagata O Te Moana for 14 June 2014
There are calls for an investigation into the alleged burning of up to 200 homes near a PNG gold mine; Pacific kava growers hopeful ban lift will revitalise industry; New Zealand PM's decision to skip Pacific Forum summit criticised; Overhaul of...
Tagata O Te Moana for 31 May 2014
An Australian report into violence at its asylum seeker camp in Papua New Guinea is called a whitewash; independent inquiry into the Manus violence needed; New data on the state of asylum seekers' mental health is seen as unsurprising; Questions...
Tagata o te Moana for 24 May 2014
The first refugees have their status publicly announced in PNG and Nauru...There is an alert after four children die from malnutrition in Samoa....we look back at the causes of a turbulent weekend in Solomon Islands....concerns about the Fiji...
Tagata o te Moana for 17 May 2014
Vanuatu's prime minister is toppled, there are scuffles in the Nauru parliament, New Caledonia's new government will be dominated by loyalists to France, the prospect of sea bed mining in the Pacific moves closer, Pressure on World Bank to abolish...
Tagata o te Moana for 10 May 2014
Save the Children says more help needed for Solomon Islands recovery; New Caledonia readies for Sunday's election; Mounting criticism in Fiji of regime double standards over polls; Members of the Fiji media discuss issues facing the industry; Tuvalu's...
Tagata o Te Moana for 3 May 2014
Fiji's Mahendra Chaudhry is given a huge fine but has escaped a prison term; A watchdog says a PNG mine is hellish and is calling for resettlement; A human rights report details at least seven infringements by Australia over its offshore asylum camps;...
Tagata o te Moana for 26 April 2014
Marshall Islands commended for challenging nuclear powers, Fiji parties query election supervisor appointment, More services needed to combat teen pregnancy in the Pacific, land issues set to dominate election agenda in Fiji, Video evidence further...
Tagata o te Moana for 19 April 2014
Getting people to return to communities new focus of Solomon's flood relief; Remote PNG islands get help after Cyclone Ita; Fiji police are investigating Frank Bainimarama for breaching his own decrees; NZ researchers investigate links between gout...
Tagata o Te Moana for 12 April 2014
We hear some more accounts of the impact of the Solomons flooding disaster... Claims that the New Zealand government new approach to Fiji is misguided...while this country unveils plans to redevelop a major fresh food market in Papua New Guinea...the...
Tagata o te Moana for 5 April 2014
The devastating impact of the Solomons' flood on the country's infrastructure; the peculiarities of Fiji's new Electoral Decree, while Fiji Union leaders rebel against another decree; Mahendra Chaudhry is found guilty of exchange control breaches;...
Tagata o te Moana for 29 March 2014
Fiji sets date for election; Social media becomes Fiji election battleground; Dengue outbreak causing resource and financial strains; Nauru opposition says government to blame for bank quitting plans; UN investigator calls for human rights commission...
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