15 Mar 2019

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 15 March 2019

From , 4:06 pm on 15 March 2019

Australia and NZ security help for Solomons polls hits the ground; Displaced Papuans who fled to Wamena in desperate situation; Indonesia has accused Papuan independence campaigners of faking a humanitarian crisis in troubled Nduga regency; New Zealand and the US say they are committed to the Papua New Guinea Electrification Partnership despite the PNG government's awarding of major energy contracts to Chinese companies without open and competitive tendering; Cook Islands makes plea for climate change assistance; Students say Polyfest reflects cultural diversity of NZ.