29 Nov 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 29 November 2018

From , 4:05 pm on 29 November 2018

The co-founder of a new political party in the Cook Islands says people are disillusioned with the current government; Pacific Islanders with Polynesian heritage have more than three times the likelihood of suffering from gout than Europeans in New Zealand; Police in Papua New Guinea's Enga province say tribal violence has escalated to a humanitarian crisis; A new community group in Tonga is encouraging people to say no to plastic and use fabric bags and baskets woven from coconut fibres as an alternative; A prominent member of Bougainville civil society in Papua New Guinea has dressed down parents for not caring properly for their children.