4 May 2016

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 4 May 2016

From , 3:06 pm on 4 May 2016

There are hopes in Tonga that the numbers of women in politics will be boosted by upcoming local government elections; What some NGOs are doing to cope with declining assistance from traditional donors; The United Nations helps make big improvements to markets for women vendors in several parts of the Pacific; Blame game underway over self-immolations on Nauru; New Zealand unlikely to offer PNG resettlement for detainees; NZ govt blocks motion to support West Papua.