16 Dec 2016

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 16 December 2016

From , 4:05 pm on 16 December 2016

Hundreds of workers in American Samoa burdened by cannery closure; A Pacific welfare group hopes to ease pressures on pro-rugby players overseas; The WWF regrets the failure of moves to place limits on shark finning at last week's Tuna Commission meeting; The capital of PNG's Hela province is in lockdown after another tribal fight; And an 18 year old man in Tonga is charged with attempted suicide.