13 Feb 2021

Tagata o te Moana for 13 February 2021

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 13 February 2021

Palau president says Micronesian exit from Forum a wake up call for the Pacific;Forum split could hurt Pacific's global leadership on climate and oceans;Samoa's prime minister has gone public with his desire to re-home the University of the South Pacific;Ocean scientists say the importance of providing Pacific governments with accurate data about the potential impacts of deep sea mining cannot be underestimated;Uncertainty has increased in New Caledonia where the government has collapsed after weeks of tension;Unemployment rate has dropped in New Zealand but Maori, Pasifika and women are still over-represented;Wellington Rugby League sees future in Maori and Pasifika communities.