16 Jun 2017

Caledonian Union reverses election stance

From , 3:03 pm on 16 June 2017

There has been muted enthusiasm in the French Pacific for Emmanuel Macron who has swept to power in France.

After winning the presidency last month his newly formed party is poised to get an overwhelming majority in the National Assembly this weekend.

Yet in the French Pacific, the election campaign is again more attuned to local political rivalries than to the political upheaval experienced in France.

Don Wiseman asked news editor Walter Zweifel how this is manifested.