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RNZ: Dateline Pacific

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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.

Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

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

Twitter:

@rnz_news

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

3/1/2021
A bulletin of Pacific News and a sports report. Updated daily Sun-Fri. (dur:10 minutes)

Dateline Pacific for 2 March 2021

3/1/2021
More allegations of sexual abuse by the clergy surface in Fiji; Marshall Islands leads the region with vaccinating its people; France stands ready for a new accord in New Caledonia; Samoa rugby league international Mose Masoe says he's learnt to be patient after suffering a career-ending spinal injury last year. [image_crop:117356:full]

Duration:00:18:30

Claims of sexual abuse by the clergy surface in Fiji

3/1/2021
Fiji is being rocked once again with alleged sexual misconduct by a member of the clergy, this time a member of the Methodist Church.

Duration:00:04:30

Marshall Islands leading the region with vaccinating its people

3/1/2021
A year on from Covid-19's arrival in the Pacific, the Marshall Islands is leading the region in having its people vaccinated.

Duration:00:13:35

France stands ready for new accord in New Caledonia

3/1/2021
The French overseas minister Sebastien Lecornu says France stands ready for a new accord in New Caledonia.

Duration:00:06:14

Mose Masoe says he's learnt to be patient with his recovery

3/1/2021
Samoa rugby league international Mose Masoe says he's learnt to be patient after suffering a career-ending spinal injury last year.

Duration:00:03:35

Dateline Pacific for 1 March 2021

2/28/2021
Papua New Guinea mourns the passing of "Grand Chief" Sir Michael Somare;We look at Pasifika communities contribution to the fight against Covid-19, one year on;And the worrying escalation of the pandemic in PNG. [image_crop:117356:full]

Duration:00:17:38

PNG mourns the passing of 'founding father' Sir Michael Somare

2/28/2021
Papua New Guineans are mourning the loss of the man who was the central figure in the country's passage to independence.

Duration:00:07:54

Pasifika communities contribution to fighting Covid-19

2/28/2021
Pasifika people that have helped do their bit for Covid-19, one year since the virus arrive in New Zealand.

Duration:00:04:58

PNG's Covid-19 numbers have recently surged

2/28/2021
Pasifika people that have helped do their bit for Covid-19, one year since the virus arrive in New Zealand.

Duration:00:04:40

Dateline Pacific for 26 February 2021

2/25/2021
Local production of illegal drugs on the rise in Fiji; Bougainville MP wants to re-awaken innovation; Auckland Transport working to increase Pasifika representation. [image_crop:117356:full]

Duration:00:13:24

Local production of illegal drugs on the rise in Fiji

2/25/2021
Fiji Police have warned there are illicit drugs more lethal than methamphetamine being produced in the country.

Duration:00:05:23

Bougainville MP wants to re-awaken innovation

2/25/2021
Bougainville MP wants to re-awaken innovation.

Duration:00:04:11

Auckland Transport embraces new Pasifika strategy

2/25/2021
Auckland Transport launches Pasifika strategy for their organisation, aimed at lifting up, empowering and growing Pasifika employees and see them sitting at the decision-making table.

Duration:00:03:50

Dateline Pacific for 25 February 2021

2/24/2021
PNG's health resources stretched amid covid surge; What now for the future of Pacific regionalism; Player welfare front of mind for PNG Hunters. [image_crop:117356:full]

Duration:00:15:08

PNG's health resources stretched amid covid surge

2/24/2021
Papua New Guinea health authorities are struggling to gauge the extent of the country's Covid-19 outbreak, after over a hundred new confirmed cases of the virus have been reported in the past several days, taking the country's total number to 1,111.

Duration:00:05:56

What now for the future of Pacific regionalism?

2/24/2021
Micronesia's preferred candidate to head the Pacific Islands Forum says the departure of the five sub-regional members puts them in a good position to help shape the architecture of a renewed regional body.

Duration:00:04:35

Player welfare front of mind for PNG Hunters

2/24/2021
Player welfare is a key focus for the Papua New Guinea Hunters rugby league team in.

Duration:00:06:24

Dateline Pacific for 24 February 2021

2/23/2021
Pasifika fair poorly in Salvation Army State of the Nation report;NZ stats show one in four Pasifika children living in households experiencing material hardship; Fiji worried extended border closures could affect its boating tourism lifeline; Kaiviti Silktails rugby league team are due out of quarantine today in Sydney. [image_crop:117356:full]

Duration:00:16:29

Pasifika fair poorly in State of the Nation report

2/23/2021
New Zealand's Salvation Army released this year's State of Nation report and although it's a national report that doesn't drill down heavily into ethnicities, the data they have on Pasifika are very grim.

Duration:00:02:09