10 May 2018

Melino Maka, Tino Pereira discuss Pacific funding boost

From Morning Report, 8:44 am on 10 May 2018

The government has swung its attention to the Pacific with a promise of $700 million of foreign aid over the next four years. National Party leader Simon Bridges says the money would be better spent at home. And his former Pacific People's Minister, Alfred Ngaro, says criticism of National's record in the Pacific is unfair. To look at what Winston Peters is calling the 'Pacific reset', we're joined by two Pacific community leaders Tongan Advisory Council chair Melino Maka and Central Pacific Collective chair Tino Pererira.