20 May 2019

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 20 May 2019

From , 3:05 pm on 20 May 2019

The Cook Islands secretary of health, Josephine Herman, said the country is managing to contain the latest outbreak of dengue; The local government of Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands has bought hundreds of acres of land in Hawaii as a climate change bolt-hole; The Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea wants the rest of the country to take notice of its work to help internal migrants; Niue is building a new multi-million dollar parliament funded by New Zealand, but the project has run into opposition from landowners and an MP, who is seeking a court injunction against it, and; Samoan-New Zealand artist Edith Amituana'i has become the first Pasifika woman to hold a solo exhibition at Wellington's Adam Art Gallery.