10 Jul 2019

Dateline Pacific for 10 July 2019

From , 3:06 pm on 10 July 2019

Fifteen women and children have been killed in an early morning attack on a village in Papua New Guinea's Highlands region. Police say it has the hallmarks of a 'seek and hide'-type tribal violence which has plagued Hela in recent years; The Cook Islands Government has been told it needs to properly consult with the people more over how, or whether, to purify the water on Rarotonga; The World Bank is working with Australia and New Zealand on their stepped up engagement in the Pacific; Samoan Public Health doctor discusses health monitoring at Pacific Games and handling of malaria case, and; The Pacific Games are now in full swing in Samoa, with the rain replaced by sunshine and French territories taking an early lead on the medals table.