12 Nov 2016

Tagata o te Moana for 12 November 2016

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 12 November 2016

Fiji court finds police and military guilty in Soko rape trial; Trump elections brings benefits and raises fears; Complaints piling up at Fiji media regulator; Increasingly Pacific people in New Zealand are trying to negotiate issues like culture, identity and poverty in their struggle with mental illness; The returning president of Palau, Tommy Remengesau Jr, says the 2016 election race was the toughest ever on both a political and personal level; A New Zealand academic says the economic potential of land in the Pacific is often dismissed; In 1988, before civil war broke out in Bougainville, New Zealander Martin Ward was there, leading a team studying the impacts of the contentious Panguna copper mine.