2 Oct 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 2 October 2018

From , 6:06 am on 2 October 2018

Aid to the Pacific justified after Heather du Plessis-Allan's leeches comment; A New Zealand government minister is heading to the territory of Tokelau on Wednesday for the first ministerial visit since 2004; French Polynesia's nuclear test veterans organisation says the latest visit by a French delegation appears designed to drag out the compensation process; Papua New Guinea investigators in Federated States of Micronesia after an Air Niugini airplane landed in a lagoon; Two key defendants acquitted after a legal battle over an anti-government protest in Nauru can't get their passports returned; Indonesia lashes out at Vanuatu over its representations about West Papua at the UN.