23 Oct 2019

Dateline Pacific for 23 October 2019

From , 6:05 am on 23 October 2019

Australia is using cruel conditions to coerce Manus Island asylum seekers into repatriation, the Catholic Church says; the Solomon Islands has asked China to support its hosting of the 2023 Pacific Games; s provincial premier in Solomon Islands says he won't accept development loans from China; a New Zealand Health Board has not adopted a coroner's recommendation to improve its mental health services after a psychiatric patient died in Samoa; six Cook Islands First World War soldiers will be added to the New Zealand and Commonwealth War Graves Commission's official rolls of honour.