2 May 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 2 May 2017

From , 3:06 pm on 2 May 2017

Lawyers in Australia say the immigration department has treated parliament with contempt over Nauru and Manus Island; a mentoring project is helping to keep the traditional craft of canoe building alive in Niue; locals threaten armed campaign over Papua New Guinea seabed mine; new SPC office in Tonga to lead Pacific's renewable energy push; public school teachers in Hawaii get hefty pay increase and the Samoa government still supports Joseph Parker's WBO boxing title defence despite a change of opponent.