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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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English

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11/19/2018
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A bulletin of Pacific News and a sports report. Updated daily Sun-Fri. (dur:10 minutes)

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 20 November 2018

11/19/2018
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French Polynesia's president admits to lying about French nuclear tests being clean; APEC summit in PNG dominated by US China jousting; Fiji's Bainimarama wins another four years in power, while Rabuka says coup leaders must step away from politics, and; A Virtual Climate Summit for vulnerable nations is hosted by Marshall Islands this week.

Duration:00:19:28

Fritch says he lied about France's atomic tests

11/19/2018
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Tahiti president admits to lying about French nuclear weapons test.

Duration:00:03:25

Virtual Climate Summit chaired by Marshall Islands this week

11/19/2018
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The environmental group Greenpeace is staging a flotilla in the Marshall Islands this week as part of the Climate Vulnerable Forum's Virtual Summit.

Duration:00:04:46

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 19 November 2018

11/18/2018
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Geopolitical face-off dominates the APEC leaders summit in PNG; Fiji's Bainimarama wins another four years, Fiji coup leaders must step away from politics says Rabuka; Much of the island of Saipan in the Northern Marianas remains without power and water, as recovery efforts continue in the wake of Typhoon Yutu; Elders in the Tokelau atoll of Fakaofo are protesting the removal of two former public servants from office, and; An artist, who challenges stereotypes of marginalised people, has...

Duration:00:21:44

APEC summit in PNG dominated by US China jousting

11/18/2018
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Papua New Guinea's biggest ever international event was dominated by friction between the US and China. The weekend's APEC meeting in PNG's capital Port Moresby ended in controversy, with leaders unable to reach a consensus on trade and deciding not to issue their usual joint communique.

Duration:00:04:45

Fiji: Bainimarama wins another four years

11/18/2018
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Frank Bainimarama has been given another four years in power with FijiFirst winning the Fiji election.

Duration:00:03:27

Fiji coup leaders must step away from politics - Rabuka

11/18/2018
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Fiji's Sodelpa Party leader Sitiveni Rabuka says it's time for coup leaders to step away from politics.

Duration:00:02:27

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 November 2018

11/18/2018
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Much of the island of Saipan in the Northern Marianas remains without power and water, as recovery efforts continue in the wake of Typhoon Yutu; elders in the Tokelau atoll of Fakaofo are protesting the removal of two former public servants from office; an artist, who challenges stereotypes of marginalised people, has filmed refugees on Manus Island; Pacific Island countries are working to adhere to an international food standard in order to protect the reputation of their kava products; the...

Duration:00:21:58

Power still out in South of Saipan after Typhoon Yutu

11/18/2018
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Much of the island of Saipan in the Northern Marianas remains without power and water, as recovery efforts continue in the wake of Typhoon Yutu.

Duration:00:02:34

Tokelau elders protest dismissals of public servants

11/18/2018
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Elders in the Tokelau atoll of Fakaofo are protesting the removal of two former public servants from office.

Duration:00:03:43

Manus refugees as contemporary art

11/18/2018
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An artist, who challenges stereotypes of marginalised people, has filmed refugees on Manus Island.

Duration:00:03:41

Pacific countries to promote kava as food product

11/18/2018
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Pacific Island countries are working to adhere to an international food standard in order to protect the reputation of their kava products. The Codex Alimentarius Quality Standard is set by the World Health Organisation and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation and under its requirements, kava will be promoted as a food, a beverage like tea.

Duration:00:03:33

Pacific European Union Marine Partnership launched

11/18/2018
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The Pacific European Union Marine Partnership was launched last week in New Caledonia.

Duration:00:03:34

Pacific language learn to read books win NZ award

11/18/2018
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A series of books designed to help young Pacific children learn to read won an award last week at the SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards in Auckland.

Duration:00:03:48

Fiji election observers give poll the thumbs up

11/15/2018
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The multinational group of observers who are monitoring Fiji's elections have given the thumbs up so far.

Duration:00:02:56

Ambaens could face shortages on return to island, resident says

11/15/2018
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An Ambae evacuee says residents are preparing to face potential food and water shortages, desroyed crops and a lack of infrastructure on their return to the Vanuatu island.

Duration:00:03:34

Health and Education miss out in PNG Budget

11/15/2018
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An economist says Papua New Guinea government allocations to the health and education sectors have reduced substantially over recent years.

Duration:00:03:39

Civil society seeks China action to reduce illegal logging

11/15/2018
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Civil society is looking at China as the best bet for reducing illegal logging in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. The two Melanesian countries are main suppliers of China's timber imports, large quantities of which come from illegal logging.

Duration:00:03:25

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 16 November 2018

11/15/2018
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The extended media blackout restricting coverage of the election in Fiji will end on Saturday evening; National summit about Pacific communities' contribution to New Zealand; Research from New Zealand's Liggins Institute shows that a form of diabetes previously found only in adults is increasingly being identified in Polynesian children; A caseworker says the health of refugees on Manus Island is deteriorating, and; A Japanese company plans to mine unlimited sand in northern Palau.

Duration:00:19:51