24 Sep 2015

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 24 September 2015

From , 3:08 pm on 24 September 2015

Papua New Guinea on high fire alert as drought conditions continue; repackaged chicken taken off shelves in Tonga found to be years past use-by date; New Zealand army help PNG defence force with major road build; reports of widespread opposition to proposed changes to land rights in the Cook Islands; I-Kirabti man who failed to obtain refugee status in New Zealand has been deported from the country; and scientists use acoustic mapping in the mountain ranges of Papua New Guinea to gauge effectiveness of conservation efforts.