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Pacific Beat



Focusing on the Pacific region, the program brings you interviews with leaders, newsmakers, and people who make the Pacific beat.



Published: Thu, 23 Mar 17 10:02:09 +1100

Copyright: ABC
 



Pacific Beat AM Podcast 23rd March 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:02:09 +1100

The first admission that New Zealand special forces killed civilians during a botched raid in Afghanistan seven years ago and after a woman is stabbed to death by her partner in Fiji, the Women's Crisis Centre questions why witnesses chose to video the assault on their phones, rather than doing anything to help the victim.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170323.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 22nd March

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:40:36 +1100

A brutal stabbing murder in Fiji prompts an appeal for public action. Young Samoan offenders struggle to adjust to a new life after repatriation from New Zealand.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20160322.mp3





Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:17:31 +1100

On World Water Day, we look at new statistics that show Papua New Guinea is one of the worst-performing countries in the world for a safe water supply and the premier of Malaita leads his province in praying for improved leadership and better development.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170322.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 21st March 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:14:55 +1100

Firefighters in PNG attacked by the people they're trying to help. Some teachers in Tonga still use corporal punishment on children despite the practice being officially banned in 2014.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170321.mp3




Pacific Beat AM Podcast 21st March 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:18:15 +1100

A call for Papua New Guinea's government to honour its promise to fully fund Tuition Fee Free education. And, physical and verbal abuse in Tongan schools - why corporal punishment is back in the headlines.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170321.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 20th March 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:14:18 +1100

Physical and verbal abuse in Tongan schools - why corporal punishment is back in the headlines. Fears for walkers on the Kokoda Track if repair work isn't done soon.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170320.mp3




Pacific Beat AM Podcast 20th March 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:15:12 +1100

Two former Vanuatu prime ministers jailed for corruption two years ago are due to apply for parole next month. And, Papua New Guinea launches a vaccination program to prevent cervical cancer, targeting schoolgirls in the National Capital District.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170320.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 17th March 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:55:35 +1100

Tonga's prime minister Akilisi Pohiva defends his call to close down the country's public broadcaster. And, Papua New Guinea's coffee industry on high alert after the discovery of the Borer Beetle in the highlands.


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170317.mp3




Pacific Beat AM Podcast 17th March 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:35:23 +1100

Tonga's sacked Finance Minister is asked to help prepare the national budget. Residents in Honiara prepare to tackle the city's rubbish problem with a cleanup this weekend at the National Referral Hospital


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_AM_20170317.mp3




Pacific Beat PM Podcast 16th March 2016

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:22:29 +1100

Papua New Guinea confirms a major threat to its coffee crop. Another seasonal worker goes missing in Australia


Media Files:
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/ra/MOD/RA_Podcast/PAB_PM_20170316.mp3