19 Mar 2016

Tagata o te Moana for 19 March 2016

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 19 March 2016

Samoa's MPs in the 16th Parliament are sworn in and the cabinet is named; The WHO says new research has strengthened the link between Zika and fetal abnormalities, and they say sexual transmission is more common than previously thought; The sugar industry in Fiji is set for a difficult year after Cyclone Winston; Southern parts of PNG are still struggling with drought; A plea from Norfolk Island for intervention from the top; The Solomons prepares for the Family Protection Act; NZ's Labour puts the focus on the Pacific climate change threat; Female artists from around the Pacific work to reviving lost cultural art forms.