29 Aug 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 29 August 2017

From , 3:05 pm on 29 August 2017

Manus Island detainees moved to Port Moresby; 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; and Dr Selina Tusitala Marsh becomes the first Pasifika woman to be made the NZ Poet Laureate.