International

Radio New Zealand International

Thursday  28 August  -  7:05 pm  NZT

RNZI provides a comprehensive Pacific service with the very latest Pacific stories and an extensive online news archive. Podcasts, a live audio feed and on demand programmes are also available.

Pacific News

Fiji military warns about campaigning

Fiji government buildings

The commander of the Fiji military has told political parties campaigning for next month's election to refrain from promoting discriminatory policies.


Missing West Papua leader Yohame found dead

no caption

Reports from West Papua say the body of a senior separatist leader, Martinus Yohame, has been found - six days after he was allegedly abducted.


Lowy Institute says PNG women still face 'extreme challenges'

Traditional dancers in East Sepik, Papua New Guinea.

The Australian think tank, the Lowy Institute, says women in Papua New Guinea continue to face extreme challenges, including gaining access to the justice system.


PNG's West Sepik wants larger logging share

Logs in West Sepik ready for export to Asia.

The Acting Governor of Papua New Guinea's West Sepik has called for the National Forest Act to be reviewed to ensure better returns for local people from the operations of foreign loggers.


CNMI opposes militarisation of Pagan

no caption

Parliamentarians in the Northern Marianas are opposed to US plans to expand military activities on Pagan.


Academic urges Pacific leaders to address 'blatant inequalities'

no caption

A New Zealand academic is urging Pacific leaders to use the upcoming Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa as an opportunity to address blatant inequalities in the region.


Latest from Dateline Pacific

  • Dateline Pacific evening edition for 28 August 2014 ( 19′ 4″ )

    Cross-border trade with Indonesia should provide a springboard to prosperity for PNG's West Sepik province; A NZ academic urges Small Island Developing States to address 'blatant inequalities'; Troubled American Samoa hospital resumes off island referrals; and heart surgery for critically ill young children in Fiji.


  • Cross-border trade could spark prosperity for PNG province ( 6′ 28″ )

    The Acting Governor of Papua New Guinea's West Sepik says projects underway to develop cross-border trade and services with neighbouring Indonesia should provide a springboard to prosperity.


  • Heart surgery for critically ill young children in Fiji ( 2′ 48″ )

    A team from New Zealand is to travel to Fiji to perform heart surgery on a number of critically ill young children.


  • Dateline Pacific morning edition for 28 August 2014 ( 19′ 1″ )

    A NZ academic urges Small Island Developing States to address 'blatant inequalities'; Troubled American Samoa hospital resumes off island referrals; A Tongan politician calls for MPs to work together to move the country forward; We speak to the new chairman of Tourism Fiji.


  • NZ academic urges SIDS to address 'blatant inequalities' ( 5′ 32″ )

    A New Zealand academic is urging leaders of small island developing states to address 'blatant inequalities' in the region.


Programmes