9 Sep 2019

Dateline Pacific for 9 September 2019

From , 5:05 am on 9 September 2019

The number of people with measles in New Zealand is rapidly rising with the illness literally going viral in Auckland, prompting warnings to the Pacific; Australian campaigner wins support from New Zealand and the Commonwealth to protect the graves of Cook Islands soldiers who fought in World War One; A new facility dedicated to helping Pacific Island countries prepare for and cope with the impacts of the climate crisis is being officially opened today in Samoa; Fiji-Indian author and activist Shazia Khan has expressed her own experiences of bullying and discrimination in her first children's book titled Kaluti.