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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.

RNZ: Dateline Pacific Radio 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.

    Dateline Pacific for 24 April 2021

    Dateline Pacific for 24 April 2021

    Covid-19 response efforts in the Pacific were high on the agenda for discussions between the governments of New Zealand and Australia this week; Tonga's vaccination program against the coronavirus is going well, says the Ministry of Health's communication officer, 'Aulola Ake; A huge drop in tourists in Fiji due to the pandemic has meant growing your own food is not only making a comeback, it's a matter of survival.

    • 15 min
    NZ, Aust commit to increase support for Covid-hit Pacific

    NZ, Aust commit to increase support for Covid-hit Pacific

    Covid-19 response efforts in the Pacific were high on the agendas for discussions between the governments of New Zealand and Australia today.

    • 4 min
    Dateline Pacific for Friday 23 April 2021

    Dateline Pacific for Friday 23 April 2021

    Political parties in Samoa turn to the courts to try and break parliamentary deadlock; Frustrated Fijians are calling for an investigation into the cause of the latest community outbreak of Covid-19; Papua New Guinea's opposition makes a power play amid spiralling covid-19 crisis; Pacific leaders in New Zealand expect benefits from health systems overhaul.

    • 21 min
    Setback in FAST's quest for power in Samoa

    Setback in FAST's quest for power in Samoa

    Samoa's political party of the moment, FAST, has faced two set backs in its quest to win the government benches.

    • 5 min
    Fijians questioning how Covid-19 community outbreak happened

    Fijians questioning how Covid-19 community outbreak happened

    Frustrated Fijians are calling for an investigation into how Covid-19 was allowed to get into the community.

    • 6 min
    Power play in PNG parliament while Covid-19 runs rampant

    Power play in PNG parliament while Covid-19 runs rampant

    Papua new Guinea's parliament has been adjourned for another four months amid moves to oust Prime Minister James Marape, and at a time when Covid-19 is rife in the parliament precinct.

    • 4 min

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