7 Oct 2013

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 7 October 2013

From , 4:00 pm on 7 October 2013

A plane crash in the Northern Marianas claims 3 lives; A public disagreement in French Polynesia over a call to end tax exemptions for hotel developments; An academic says the Solomon Islands climate is not conducive to rice growing; There's a call for help with funeral costs in Papua New Guinea cities; An environmental group is calling on the Samoan government to list the uplands of Savai'i as a protected area; The PNG government is told it should consult the people before any constitutional changes.