15 May 2019

Dateline Pacific for 15 May 2019

From , 3:05 pm on 15 May 2019

The general-secretary of Papua New Guinea's ruling party says MPs who recently left to join the opposition are still welcome to return; new Wallisian Party wins kingmaker roll in New Caledonia's Congress; the Vanuatu Teachers Union says it's confident parliament will approve payments to settle a pay dispute; a prominent Samoan writer and academic is to be honoured for her contribution to a bilingual Samoan-English Education system; this week is Rotuma Language Week and hundreds of Rotumans from around New Zealand are gathering in Auckland to celebrate their language and culture.