9 Dec 2017

Tagata o te Moana for 9 December 2017

From Tagata o te Moana, 8:10 am on 9 December 2017

A New Zealand parliament select committee has heard there's currently no pathway for Indonesian-ruled Papua region, known as West Papua, to be put on the UN decolonisation list; French PM takes initiative for New Caledonia's independence referendum; An opposition MP has criticised Fiji's unions for not doing enough to boost bus driver conditions and prevent foreign workers coming in; Scientists are warning Japan's plans to dump treated water from the Fukushima power plant into the Pacific Ocean could be a hidden disaster for the region;Pacific training provider in Auckland leaves Pacific people to fend for themselves;Pacific women MPs visiting New Zealand this week say meeting prime minister Jacinda Ardern was a real inspiration for them; Pacific mini games wrap up; The Pacific Communityhost health officials from across the region gather to observe the revised guidelines on Pacific nutrition.