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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.

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@rnz_news

Language:

English

Contact:

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


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9/22/2017
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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 22 September 2017

9/21/2017
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Fiji's prime minister has made a renewed call for a more ambitious target for reducing global carbon emissions at the UN General Assembly in New York; Five chocolate and coffee suppliers from across the Pacific hope to expand their presence in the New Zealand market through Auckland's annual Chocolate and Coffee show; The Australian government is to allow more Pacific Islanders into the country under a new labour scheme; Student's Samoan myths and legends debut performance staged in iconic...

Duration: 00:20:07


Bainimarama calls for new emissions target at the UN

9/21/2017
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Fiji's prime minister has made a renewed call for a more ambitious target for reducing global carbon emissions at the UN General Assembly in New York.

Duration: 00:02:32


Pasifika hub in the Chocolate and Coffee show in NZ

9/21/2017
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Five chocolate and coffee suppliers from across the Pacific hope to expand their presence in the New Zealand market through Auckland's annual Chocolate and Coffee show.

Duration: 00:04:07


Sport: PNG Hunters eye maiden title

9/21/2017
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The Papua New Guinea Hunters can complete a historic season with victory in this weekend's Intrust Super Cup grand final.

Duration: 00:03:43


Dateline Pacific morning edition for 22 September 2017

9/21/2017
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We talk with the ANU about the expansion of Australia's Pacific Labour Scheme; Political parties in New Zealand outline their Pacific policies ahead of the election this weekend; Samoan myths and legends come alive through a deput performance at an iconic fale in Auckland; And in sport Waisale Serevi to captain "Fiji Legends" when they take on the Classic Wallabies in Suva.

Duration: 00:18:33


New Aust Pacific Labour Scheme a positive development

9/21/2017
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The Australian government is to allow more Pacific Islanders into the country under a new labour scheme.

Duration: 00:05:33


Student's Samoan myths and legends debut in Auckland

9/21/2017
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Student's Samoan myths and legends debut performance staged in iconic Auckland fale.

Duration: 00:03:09


Dateline Pacific evening edition for 21 September 2017

9/20/2017
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Mixed feelings on Manus Island over US resettlement; New Zealand political parties outline their Pacific-related policies ahead of the election; Papua New Guinea's government has been accused of watering down the powers of an Independent Commission Against Corruption; Fiji Airways says it may have no choice but to divert or even cancel some flights as jet fuel supply problems spread; Rugby legends from Fiji and Australia to play in star-studded sevens curtain-raiser to the Fijian Drua's...

Duration: 00:19:38


NZ political parties outline Pacific policies ahead of election

9/20/2017
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New Zealand political parties outline their Pacific-related policies ahead of the election.

Duration: 00:05:30


Sport: Waisale Serevi to captain "Fiji Legends"

9/20/2017
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Rugby legends from Fiji and Australia to play in star-studded sevens curtain-raiser to the Fijian Drua's match against Perth Spirit.

Duration: 00:03:27


Dateline Pacific morning edition for 21 September 2017

9/20/2017
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Mixed feelings on Manus Island over US resettlement; Fiji flights facing disruption as regional jet fuel shortage continues; Solomon's police call for calm as investigations into cult shooting continue; NZ university to launch memorial Pasifika scholarship fund; And tourism authorities in Tuvalu, the least visited place on the planet last year, are looking at how they can grow the industry.

Duration: 00:20:32


Mixed feelings on Manus Island over US resettlement

9/20/2017
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Mixed feelings on Manus Island as 54 refugees are accepted for US resettlement.

Duration: 00:03:13


Draft PNG anti-corruption bill seen as watered down

9/20/2017
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Papua New Guinea's government has been accused of watering down the powers of a draft Independent Commission Against Corruption, or ICAC.

Duration: 00:03:06


Fiji flights face disruption

9/20/2017
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Fiji Airways says it may have no choice but to divert or even cancel some flights as jet fuel supply problems spread.

Duration: 00:02:54


Dateline Pacific evening edition for 20 September 2017

9/19/2017
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Police in Solomon Islands continue to call for calm as they continue their investigations into the shooting of a Melanesian with an arrow allegedly by members of a local cult; Victoria University in Wellington is launching a Pasifika scholarship fund in the memory of academic Dr Teresia Teaiwa; Tuvalu's tourism authorities are looking at how they can grow the industry in a sustainable way; Several government departments in Papua New Guinea have been locked out of their offices because the...

Duration: 00:21:17


Solomon's police call for calm as they investigate shooting

9/19/2017
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Police in Solomon Islands continue to call for calm as they continue their investigations into the shooting of a Melanesian with an arrow allegedly by members of a local cult.

Duration: 00:03:19


NZ university to launch memorial Pasifika scholarship fund

9/19/2017
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Victoria University in Wellington is launching a Pasifika scholarship fund in the memory of academic Dr Teresia Teaiwa.

Duration: 00:04:00


Tourists could help Tuvalu

9/19/2017
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Tuvalu's tourism authorities are looking at how they can grow the industry in a sustainable way that also spreads the story of how they are adapting to climate change.

Duration: 00:03:17


Dateline Pacific morning edition for 20 September 2017

9/19/2017
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PNG govt departments locked out due to unpaid rent; Marshalls women recruited for illegal US adoptions; Solomon Islands' acting prime minister has promised protesters government will bring back its anti-corruption bill; Erromango in Vanuatu to get improved access safer and more secure water supplies; NZ course for Pacific Youth startups.

Duration: 00:21:29

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