27 Aug 2012

Pacific Regional News for 27 August 2012

From Morning Report, 6:18 am on 27 August 2012

Labour says New Zealand needs to be careful not to impose its ideas on other Pacific Islands Forum nations; opposition in PNG to Nautilus Minerals' sub-marine exploration in the Bismarck Sea, the world's first major deep sea mining operation; three men to appear in a Tongan court in connection with the death of a New Zealand police officer and; American Samoa's Governor signs executive order to protect shark species.