1 Feb 2020

Tagata o te Moana for 1 February 2020

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 1 February 2020

Samoa's preventative measures against the new coronavirus outbreak is affecting travellers; Papua New Guinea has again maintained its position as the most corrupt country in the Pacific according to last year's global rating; Bougainvilleans hold high expectations for independence after the referendum; Drug-related domestic violence is on the rise in Tonga; And new tech will bring Tsunami detection times down from hours to minutes in the SW Pacific;Environmentalists in the Cook Islands says a government assessment of Rarotonga's new water system is to narrow; A master carver in Bougainville is encouraging young people to remember their roots; And New Zealander Vern Cotter has been appointed the new head coach of the Fiji national rugby team.