12 Jun 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 12 June 2018

From , 3:04 pm on 12 June 2018

Pacific community reaction subdued to the government's budget at a post budget breakfast in Auckland; a West Papua desk has been opened in New Zealand, as a hub for organising events, hosting international guests and raising awareness about issues around independence aspirations of West Papuans and human rights violations in Indonesian ruled Papua; an academic says resolving a dispute in Fiji over the Bau chiefly title best left to the people; A Vanuatu journalist whose thousands of stories over a more than 40-year career chronicled the country's growth from independence, has died suddenly.