Published: Fri, 30 Sep 16 08:07:36 +1000Copyright: ABC
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:07:36 +1000Tributes for Former Fiji vice president and current Chief Justice of Nauru, Ratu Jone Madraiwiwi who has died in Suva after a brief illness. And, The Baby Pearls from Fiji have been crowned champions of the Pacific after beating Cook Islands in the final of the Oceania Youth Championship in Auckland.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:42:42 +1000A third opposition MP suspended in Fiji and a dire warning about the fate of Samoa's national bird.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:09:51 +1000The government in Vanuatu under fire for it's revenue reform and modernisation plans. And, a rare non-tropical cyclone hits southern Australia.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:30:44 +1000Papua New Guinea's growing relationship with China and the government in Vanuatu begins public consultations over its proposal to introduce income tax.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:09:23 +1000We speak to Claire McFarlane about her Beach Runs for Awareness across the Pacific to raise awareness of sexual assault. And Vanuatu start consultations about introducing new taxes on people and business.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:08:39 +1000Fiji says it wants to reduce its reliance on aid donors. And, we talk to activists from PNG and Fiji, to get their views on how social media is changing the political debate and giving young people a voice.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:54:03 +1000Anger and frustration at the United Nations on the issue of West Papua.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:30:05 +1000The controversy over the Fiji government's quick retraction of a circular continues. The Pacific's vulnerability to trans-national crime. A genome study of modern Indigenous Australians and Papuans gives insight into their shared heritage.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:11:05 +1000Fiji's government appears to withdraw a controversial order gagging teachers from speaking in public. And, Takuu atoll residents, northeast of Bougainville, attempt to save their culture in the face of a growing threat from rising sea levels.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:07:59 +1000Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama tells the UN General Assembly that his country plans to be more discerning" in its choice of friends" in future. And, Oceania's voice poised to grow a little louder at FIFA's top table, with two new regional representatives to be elected this weekend.