2 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 2 February 2017

From , 4:05 pm on 2 February 2017

Critics fear a bill making Samoa a Christian state could give rise to intolerance; Save the Children welcomes an apology from the Australian Government over Nauru, The French authorities in New Caledonia seem to be determined to secure the area of St Louis to the south of Noumea after more shootings; the premier body representing the fisheries' concerns of the Pacific Islands Forum says improved surveillance is just one of a number key steps the organisation plans; The Pacific Islands are being tipped as a perfect Rugby Sevens host if plug is pulled on the struggling Wellington tournament.