19 Oct 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 October 2017

From , 5:05 am on 19 October 2017

UN told Australia's offshore detention of refugees has tarnished its human rights reputation; Pacific women recognised for distinguished service at the the Stars of Oceania awards; a ship providing medical services to the Pacific assisted with the evacuation of Vanuatu's volcanic Ambae island; a Cook Islands MP saves three children from drowning and a former Papua New Guinea military commander says the solution to the country's gun problem is to empower the community.