4 Nov 2013

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 4 November 2013

From , 4:00 pm on 4 November 2013

Critics rubbish the Fiji government's claims it is holding the first truly democratic election; new analysis shows it makes financial sense to invest in family planning; there's been a warning that the closure of a major news agency's PNG bureau may result in less informed reporting on the region; traditional Cook Island leaders say consultation on a new water scheme could have come sooner; time could be running out for Tonga reforms before next year's poll; a call for fisheries governance to keep up with new trends.