28 Aug 2015

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 28 August 2015

From , 5:05 am on 28 August 2015

An analyst says India's hopes of making it to the UN Security Council is driving its stronger links with the Pacific; Former gold miner, St Barbara, is rejecting claims from the new owners of the Gold Ridge mine in Solomon Islands that it is facing an environmental disaster; The Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea is not giving up on its campaign to stop the death penalty being applied there; PNG's growing drought fear is expected to place great strain on many people; A new study shows Pacific women in New Zealand are twice as likely to be affected by antenatal depression.