28 Aug 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 28 August 2018

From , 5:06 am on 28 August 2018

The oldest refugee camp on Nauru is being demolished just days before the country hosts the Pacific Islands Forum; waste management is becoming as critical an issue in the Pacific as climate change, Fiji's prime minister says; Air Kiribati plans expanding services to the Marshall Islands; evacuations are under way after a volcano erupted on Papua New Guinea's Manam Island, with lava flow and ash posing a danger to residents; the New Zealand government's drug-funding agency says it wants to find out more about the barriers between Pacific people and their access to medicine, and; first talks over New Caledonia's nickel mine closure in Kouaoua.