28 Apr 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 28 April 2017

From , 3:05 pm on 28 April 2017

There are fears in Nauru that the Australian lawyers brought in to help 18 people facing charges over an anti-government protest two years ago, could be deported; Papua New Guinea media has this week reported on what it called the first cases of election-related violence ahead of the 2017 polls, yet police say they are well prepared for election period; artists in Niue are using their skills to help preserve Niue's culture and traditions which are under threat because of mass emigration; the deportation of the Manus Island asylum seeker, Azzam el Sheikh, is delayed; and Tahiti are expected to be among the top teams at the Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas.