16 Aug 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 16 August 2018

From , 3:05 pm 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.