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Dateline Pacific

RNZ New Zealand

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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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

12/15/2017
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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 15 December 2017

12/14/2017
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Tonga MPs will gather on Monday to vote for a prime minister; Nuclear weapon ban campaign boosted by Nobel Peace Prize; NZ stresses Timor Leste's safety; A call for Australia to improve healthcare for Manus refugees; Huge boost for Samoa with new companies replacing Yazaki.

Duration: 00:20:25


Tonga MPs gather Monday to choose a prime minister

12/14/2017
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Just over four weeks after the election of the new Tonga parliament, MPs will gather on Monday to choose a new prime minister.

Duration: 00:05:26


Nuclear weapon ban treaty campaign boosted by Nobel Peace Prize

12/14/2017
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Anti-nuclear advocacy from Pacific Islanders helped lay the groundwork for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons that is gaining momentum globally.

Duration: 00:04:39


NZ stresses Timor Leste's safety

12/14/2017
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New Zealand is pressing the message that Timor Leste is safe a decade after violent civil unrest saw peacekeepers sent to restore order.

Duration: 00:03:29


Dateline Pacific morning edition for 15 December 2017

12/14/2017
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PNG govt committed to Solwara project despite legal challenge; Challenges of financial management addressed at NZ training programme; Manus legacy seen as undermining Australia's regional work; Academic says Tokelauan civil servants treated unjustly; NZ's Auckland museum appoints new senior Pacific role; Tiny Tokelau makes a big mark at Mini Games

Duration: 00:20:24


Concerns raised over treatment of Manus Is, refugees

12/14/2017
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Peak medical bodies and development workers raise concern over Australia's treatment of Manus Island refugees.

Duration: 00:02:49


Huge boost for Samoa with new companies replacing Yazaki

12/14/2017
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Samoan Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, has officially given two new companies the keys to the old Yasaki facilities.

Duration: 00:03:20


Dateline Pacific evening edition for 14 December 2017

12/13/2017
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PNG govt committed to Solwara project despite legal challenge; Challenges of financial management addressed at NZ training programme; Manus legacy seen as undermining Australia's regional work; Academic says Tokelauan civil servants treated unjustly; NZ's Auckland museum appoints new senior Pacific role; Tiny Tokelau makes a big mark at Mini Games.

Duration: 00:22:38


PNG govt committed to Solwara project despite legal challenge

12/13/2017
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Papua New Guinea's Mining Minister says the government is committed to the controversial Solwara 1 seabed mining project, despite local community groups launching legal proceedings in a bid to obtain key documents around the venture's approval and its environmental impact review.

Duration: 00:03:21


Challenges of financial management addressed

12/13/2017
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Pacific Island MPs have been learning about how to deal with the challenges of government spending and parliamentary process in New Zealand, this week.

Duration: 00:03:58


Sport: Tiny Tokelau makes a big mark at Mini Games

12/13/2017
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Tokelau makes its mark at the Pacific Mini Games.

Duration: 00:03:17


Dateline Pacific morning edition for 14 December 2017

12/13/2017
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Manus legacy seen as undermining Australia's regional work; Academic says Tokelauan civil servants treated unjustly; Paris climate summit aims to kickstart a green global economy; a conservationist working to save tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea is urging NGOs working in the Pacific to listen to the communities they work in.

Duration: 00:19:38


Manus legacy seen as undermining Australia's regional work

12/13/2017
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A group of Australian development workers in the Pacific say their efforts are being undermined by inhumane treatment of Manus Island refugees.

Duration: 00:03:38


Academic says Tokelauan civil servants treated unjustly

12/13/2017
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An academic says the unjustified sacking of two Tokealauan public servants puts the spot light on the performance of the atolls' leaders.

Duration: 00:04:55


Dateline Pacific evening edition for 13 December 2017

12/12/2017
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Fiji's prime minister is back on the world stage urging action on climate change in Paris at the One Planet Summit; a conservationist working to save tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea is urging NGOs working in the Pacific to listen to the communities they work in; a reports shows the catch of Thailand's distant-water fishying fleet fishing is almost seven times higher than what it reports, and a recently formed Samoan rights group plans to fight government corruption.

Duration: 00:20:14


Paris climate summit kickstarting a green global economy

12/12/2017
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Fiji's prime minister is back on the world stage urging action on climate change in Paris at the One Planet Summit.

Duration: 00:03:30


Conservationist in PNG urges NGOs to listen to communities

12/12/2017
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A conservationist working to save tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea is urging NGOs working in the Pacific to listen to the communities they work in.

Duration: 00:06:18


Dateline Pacific morning edition for 13 December 2017

12/12/2017
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Thai fishing report shows worrying signs for Pacific; Samoan activism group brings public issues to the fore; Another global summit on climate change gets underway, this time in Paris, and this time the aim is to get industry and finance involved in the fight against global warming; two opposition parties in Fiji have joined forces to contest the next election as political manoeuvring starts for the polls due next year; new health and wellness hub in American Samoa to focus on traditional...

Duration: 00:21:37


Thai fishing report shows worrying signs for Pacific

12/12/2017
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The author of a report tha t shows catches by Thailand's distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than what it reports, says it is is a worrying sign for the Pacific fishing industry.

Duration: 00:03:26

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