6 Jun 2019

Dateline Pacific for 6 June 2019

From , 3:07 pm on 6 June 2019

Papua New Guinea's prime minister has vowed to reconstruct the nation in his first major speech; New Caledonia's next government could for the first time have a pro-independence president; Regional security was high on the agenda of a visit by Australia's foreign minister to Fiji this week; The deaths of two babies in Samoa last year was caused by nurses mixing the wrong vaccines, it has been confirmed. As New Zealand nurses prepare to visit for training, the Ministry of Health says it's trying to convince parents to put trust back in the immunisation system, and; Samoan weightlifter Don Opeloge won two gold medals at the Junior World Championships in Suva.