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A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
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Wellington, New Zealand

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A daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.

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@rnz_news

Language:

English

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P O Box 123, Wellington, New Zealand + 644 474 1437


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8/16/2018
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A bulletin of Pacific News and a sports report. Updated daily Sun-Fri. (dur:10 minutes)

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 16 August 2018

8/15/2018
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The World Health Organisation is extending a polio vaccination programme in Papua New Guinea after the discovery of a fourth infected child; Auckland youth and ethnic minority groups fear they wil be left out of the Council's gentrification plans for their communities; Tonga has begun the process of evaluating whether its legal framework meets international standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism; Guam's governor has penned a letter to the US president, Donald...

Duration:00:21:13

Samoa First leader aims to stop customary land leasing

8/15/2018
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The leader of a new political party in Samoa says she wants to stop the leasing of customary land. Samoa First's leader Unasa Iuni Sapolu says the Land Titles Act 2008 is unconstitutional.

Duration:00:03:46

Sport: Rugby to help prevent violence against women

8/15/2018
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A life-skills programme being piloted in Fiji, "Get Into Rugby PLUS", plans to use rugby to help prevent violence against women and promote gender equality in the Pacific.

Duration:00:03:08

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 16 August 2018

8/15/2018
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The World Health Organisation is extending a polio vaccination programme in Papua New Guinea after the discovery of a fourth infected child; Auckland youth and ethnic minority groups fear they wil be left out of the Council's gentrification plans for their communities; Tonga has begun the process of evaluating whether its legal framework meets international standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism; Guam's governor has penned a letter to the US president, Donald...

Duration:00:23:14

WHO extending efforts to combat polio in PNG

8/15/2018
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The World Health Organisation is extending a polio vaccination programme in Papua New Guinea after the discovery of a fourth infected child.

Duration:00:03:48

Fears for Auckland Council's development plans.

8/15/2018
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Auckland youth and ethnic minority groups fear they wil be left out of the Council's community development plans.

Duration:00:04:47

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 15 August 2018

8/14/2018
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Tonga has begun the process of evaluating whether its legal framework meets international standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism; Guam's governor has penned a letter to the US president, Donald Trump, asking him to consider giving Guamanians who have served in the US military the right to vote for president; Facebook, in a protracted battle to keep its users safe from abuse, says it is investigating the case of a Samoan woman who claims she received death threats...

Duration:00:21:28

Tonga's anti-money laundering laws come under scrutiny

8/14/2018
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Tonga has begun the process of evaluating whether its legal framework meets international standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Duration:00:03:49

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 15 August 2018

8/14/2018
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After a week of protests, the SLN nickel company in New Caledonia has decided to close its mining site at Kouaoua indefinitely; Facebook, in a protracted battle to keep its users safe from abuse, says it is investigating the case of a Samoan woman who claims she received death threats on the platform. Australia's Federal Court has thrown out a government appeal, calling into question its right to detain 1600 refugees on Nauru and Manus Island; The acting Commissioner of Lands in Solomon...

Duration:00:18:06

New Caledonia protest prompts SLN mine closure

8/14/2018
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Nickel mining site closes in New Caledonia's north after protests and attacks .

Duration:00:02:59

Facebook investigating online abuse of Samoan author

8/14/2018
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Facebook investigating online abuse of Samoan author

Duration:00:03:52

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 14 August 2018

8/13/2018
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Australia's Federal Court has thrown out a government appeal, calling into question its right to detain 1600 refugees on Nauru and Manus Island; The acting Commissioner of Lands in Solomon Islands says the way people have been acquiring land in the capital of Honiara needs to change; Fiji's government is remaining tight-lipped regarding its involvement with a South Korean church whose leader has been arrested for enslavement; yumi Sanap Strong, which means let's stand strong together, is an...

Duration:00:21:02

Appeal's defeat threatens offshore detention process

8/13/2018
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An Australian court ruling has called into question the government's right to detain 1600 refugees on Nauru and Manus Island.

Duration:00:05:47

Shortage of land leads to inappropriate uses in Solomons

8/13/2018
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The acting Commissioner of Lands in Solomon Islands says the way people have been acquiring land in the capital of Honiara needs to change.

Duration:00:04:06

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 14 August 2018

8/13/2018
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Fiji's government is remaining tight-lipped regarding its involvement with a South Korean church whose leader has been arrested for enslavement; Yumi Sanap Strong, which means let's stand strong together, is an initiative to tackle sorcery related violence in Papua New Guinea; Many communities in PNG's Highlands region remain traumatised and in need of help nearly six months on from a major earthquake, and; New report has highlights lack of change to the sexual exploitation of women by...

Duration:00:21:56

Fiji Govt quiet over involvement with embattled Korean church

8/13/2018
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Fiji's government is remaining tight-lipped regarding its involvement with a South Korean church whose leader has been arrested for enslavement.

Duration:00:05:35

Digital stories aim to tackle sorcery violence in PNG

8/13/2018
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Yumi Sanap Strong, which means let's stand strong together, is an initiative to tackle sorcery related violence in Papua New Guinea.

Duration:00:04:25

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 13 August 2018

8/12/2018
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Many communities in Papua New Guinea's Highlands region remain traumatised and in need of help nearly six months on from a major earthquake; the head of the Samoa Nurses' Association says she will visit the nurse who faces charges related to the death of two babies; a new report has highlighted no change to the sexual exploitation of women by foreign logging workers in Solomon Islands; a new database from Australian think-tank the Lowy Institute aims to improve the transparency of aid in the...

Duration:00:23:06

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 13 August 2018

8/12/2018
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PNG's treasurer says his economy's still a work in progress; Samoa's Nurses' association offers support to a detained nurse; a new map of aid projects in the region aims to dispel some myths; plans for a new, natural, insect repellent; and, the Pacific Games Council lifts its ban on Tahiti.

Duration:00:22:18