7 Dec 2018

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 7 December 2018

From , 4:06 pm on 7 December 2018

A school and homes on Vanuatu's southernmost island of Aneityum are reported to have been damaged after a tsunami hit following a 7.5 earthquake yesterday; Vanuatu is currently trialling drones as a way to transport childhood vaccines into remote areas early next year; The head of the Cook Islands climate change office says he is at the United Nations climate summit in Poland to lobby for greater political ambition to battle climate change; The Cook Islands Government has called on a Chinese company to replace about a third of the pipeline it laid as part of a huge water system upgrade on Rarotonga, and; Parts of Papua New Guinea's huge Western Province are in the grip of a significant drought.