8 May 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 8 May 2018

From , 3:05 pm on 8 May 2018

French Polynesia incumbent party is comfortably re-elected; Pasifika children in Auckland have an 18 times greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes than their European peers, according to new research; a peace agreement is negotiated between warring tribes in PNG's Hela; leadership and cultural nous help human rights bodies thrive in the Pacific; and indigenous people urged to engage more with tourism in the region.