21 Aug 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 21 August 2018

From , 3:06 pm on 21 August 2018

Save the Children in Vanuatu has set up large tents as temporary classrooms to help provide a sense of routine to children displaced by the Ambae eruption; a court in French Polynesia is expected to get involved in the long-running dispute between a local home owner and the Chinese consulate; World Vision says life for the almost 120 children detained on Nauru is becoming increasingly desperate; a former Cook Islands Health Minister says it's time for the country to increase its health spending, particularly for the outer islands; an art exhibition in Auckland is tackling the big issues facing Pacific communities, including colonisation, stigmatisation and the modern identity; New Zealander Adam Constanza has seen much more of Bougainville than just about anyone else from his homeland, after travelling throughout the region for the past two years.