16 Jul 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 16 July 2018

From , 5:06 am on 16 July 2018

Vanuatu's newly established women's political party, Leleon Vanua, is now working on strategies to get its message across; Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu are working on developing national kava standards as the product becomes more popular with domestic and international markets; an MP from the Cook Islands says parliamentarians there need to work harder to get their communities involved in politics; Bouganville's parliamentary Speaker on his last three years in the appointed role, and; the Pacific fusion band, behind the soundtrack to Disney's Moana, Te Vaka, have been playing to full houses on a special one-off tour performing the songs from the popular animated movie with orchestral backing.