7 Mar 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 7 March 2018

From , 4:05 pm on 7 March 2018

Delays in distribution of relief supplies and in damage assessment are adding to anxieties for quake-affected communities in Papua New Guinea's Highlands; Fiji has hit back at the deputy prime minister of Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare, who said Fiji's leadership should apologise for bringing Indonesia into the Melanesian Spearhead Group; A Fiji citizens' forum calls for data to be released on the country's ethnic make-up; A new initiative to protect forests in Solomon Islands, and; The sudden departure of Fiji's chief climate negotiator is labelled a shock but not a surprise.