29 Aug 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 29 August 2017

From , 5:00 am on 29 August 2017

Tonga is preparing to go to the polls in November after the King's sudden decision to dissolve parliament; New Caledonia's FLNKS outlines its plan for independence; an opposition MP in Solomon Islands has decried the prime minister's withdrawal of an anti-corruption bill from parliament; New PNG lands minister promises top to bottom cleanout, and; In sport: only Samoa and Guam left in Pacific Games' race.