19 Oct 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 19 October 2017

From , 4:06 pm on 19 October 2017

Uncertainty remains over New Caledonia referendum roll; Lawsuit seeks US military openness on Marianas plans;Ill Samoa leader flying back to Apia this weekend; 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