16 Aug 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 16 August 2018

From , 5:05 am on 16 August 2018

The World Health Organisation is extending a polio vaccination programme in Papua New Guinea after the discovery of a fourth infected child; Auckland youth and ethnic minority groups fear they wil be left out of the Council's gentrification plans for their communities; Tonga has begun the process of evaluating whether its legal framework meets international standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism; Guam's governor has penned a letter to the US president, Donald Trump, asking him to consider giving Guamanians who have served in the US military the right to vote for president; a new position in New Zealand's foreign ministry is part of a step up in Pacific engagement from Auckland.

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