28 Nov 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 28 November 2017

From , 4:05 pm on 28 November 2017

A Fiji opposition party says the government has produced statistics on the sugar industry that bear no relationship to reality; women in Fiji are waiting nearly two and a half years before reporting family violence to the police according to a new report by the Fiji Women's Rights Movement; the importance Australia's giving to the Pacific islands in its foreign policy white paper is being welcomed as overdue - but there's some awkward contradictions; a Norfolk Island businessman, Brett Sanderson, says comments by the acting Australian minister for overseas territories about the island are outrageous; the SPCA in the Cook Islands wants help to do something about wandering dogs which bother livestock on Rarotonga.