23 Nov 2019

Tagata o te Moana for 23 November 2019

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 23 November 2019

The caretaker president of the Marshall Islands says it's unconscionable that the United States kept secret key information about its nuclear tests for decades; As Bougainville holds its self-determination referendum, the mine that sparked its bloody civil war is seen as the key to potential independence from Papua New Guinea; A fundraiser has been launched in New Zealand to help families affected by the measles epidemic; Vanuatu's government is backtracking on a controversial immigration policy that would racially profile Middle East visitors; Tahiti's OPT case abandoned as statute of limitations applies, and; Tatau: Samoan Tattooing and Photography presents the work of Mark Adams, Greg Semu, John Agcaoili and Angela Tiatia who have been documenting the practice over the past 40 years.