9 Apr 2019

Dateline Pacific for 9 April 2019

From , 3:06 pm on 9 April 2019

Australia's step-up in the Pacific has come largely at the expense of other regions, which has some development agencies worried; New Zealand's Pacific communities have rallied against a proposal to legalise euthanasia; scientists in New Zealand are hoping a new project to develop the use of cutting edge genetic research will improve woeful health problems in the country's Pacific people; a controversial mining company in French Polynesia claims the government has assured it a new mining code will be introduced next week; as negotiations to form the next Solomon Islands government get underway, voters across the country are being reminded that their civic responsibility does not stop at the ballot box; some delegates at the Pacific Trade Show in Auckland were left disappointed after their products were held by New Zealand's biosecurity service.