14 Jul 2018

Tagata o te Moana for 14 July 2018

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 14 July 2018

Investigations into the deaths of two Samoa infants just hours after they had been immunised for measles, mumps and rubella are continuing ; A security analyst says the recent discovery of significant hauls of cocaine in Fiji and Tonga will have barely dented the supply being smuggled across the Pacific; Vanuatu's ground breaking ban on single-use plastics began this month and environmental campaigners including the government are setting their sights on new targets; Kiribati ancestral artefacts dating back a century are on display as part of language week celebrations in New Zealand; Since the recent launch of a national violence prevention programme in New Zealand, the number of Pasifika people reaching out for help has been on the rise; A kindergarten in Porirua fighting to save Pacific languages has won a prestigious prime minister's award for engagement and service to its community.

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