2 Sep 2017

Tagata o te Moana for 2 September 2017

From Tagata o te Moana, 7:10 am on 2 September 2017

Tongan's interim prime minister's ok with dissolution of Tongan parliament; Climate change, sustainable development, conservation and possibly West papua will be items on the agenda of a newly expanded Pacific Forum leaders summit line-up in Samoa next week; First Pasifika poet selected for prestigious NZ Poet Laureate award; Gay detainees fear for their lives and future if Australia close the detention centre on Manus Island; Fixing an ailing economy and a broken health system, as well as addressing corruption are among the stated priorities of Papua New Guinea's re-elected government; New Caledonia's FLNKS outlines its plan for independence.

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