Published: Thu, 23 Feb 17 17:35:08 +1100Copyright: ABC
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:35:08 +1100American Samoa's congressman Eni Faleomavaega Hunkin dies aged 73. Arrests in Fiji over the theft of ceremonial whales teeth from the home of the country's founding father. The head of a Lae hospital hits back at media reports about the way cancer is treated in PNG.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:16:09 +1100Growing concerns in Vanuatu about the impact of brothels set up to service foreign workers on health and community. And, we speak to the lawyer acting for the Iranian refugee who was deported from Fiji after fleeing there Manus Island to find out where the case goes next.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:25:34 +1100Fiji's NGO Coalition for Human Rights calls for an independent investigation into the death of an 18 year-old youth in police custody. And, we speak to two women working hard to become the first females from Chuuk to be elected to parliament in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:24:35 +1100Marshall Islands grapples with an outbreak of hepatitis A. Tongans mourn the death of their queen mother
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:15:26 +1100Tributes from all sides of politics this morning Papua New Guinea's Governor-General Sir Michael Ogio who has died just a week before his term in office was due to end. And, a 96 year-old digger heads from Tasmania to Australia's top end to ensure that the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin in which 240 people died is not forgotten.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:22:37 +1100A move to get more women into parliament in the Solomon Islands. PNG's ombudsman commission urges voters to elect MPs with integrity. A year on from Cyclone Winston and some Fijians are still living under canvas.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:14:54 +1100In Papua New Guinea, Central Province landowners justify why they've shut off the valves to the Sirinumu dam which supplies Port Moresby. And, the women of Guadalcanal begin a drive to get more female MPs into the Solomon Islands parliament.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:22:23 +1100Landowners in central province shut off the valves to Port Moresby's Sirinumu dam. A look back at how Fiji's pearl industry was affected by Cyclone Winston.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:22:29 +1100The magnitude of the fight against tuberculosis in the spotlight with the head of a global initiative acknowleding that unless more resources are committed, the disease will take 200 years to eradicate and the head of the Pacific Games organising committee in Tonga, Lord Fred Sevele, calls for political unity, to get the 2019 Pacific Games back on track.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:18:22 +1100A Kokoda track operator takes issue with claims that porters and guides are being treated poorly. Australia announces more aid for women's health in the region.