6 Nov 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 6 November 2018

From , 6:05 am on 6 November 2018

The French Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, spent a brief period in New Caledonia yesterday following the territory's vote on independence; an Australian government minister says there is going to be a huge surge in the number of Pacific workers getting temporary work in Australia; a new report from Fiji's Women's Rights Movement says up to fifty per cent of women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer will not follow up with further medical care and treatment: Fiji election seen as truer test of democracy than 2014 polls; a New Zealand academic says his appointment to a new Pacific leadership role will pressure other universities in the country to follow suit.