6 Jul 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 6 July 2018

From , 3:06 pm on 6 July 2018

Three new MP's sworn in by Cook Islands Party caretaker government to give a majority; The New Zealand Law Society has spoken out about what it says is a drift to authoritarianism in Nauru; A documentary aimed at creating awareness about the effects of climate change on nations has triggered a political debate in Kiribati; Refugees exiled to Manus Island and Nauru by Australia have a new champion in the form of a boxer fighting on their behalf, and; Papua New Guinea has seen a dramatic surge in cases of Malaria but a new drug still under review could be a potential ally in the fight against the disease.

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