1 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 1 February 2017

From , 6:05 am on 1 February 2017

Russian businessman Anton Bakov expands on plans for new empire in Kiribati; there is still doubt whether Australia's refugees on Nauru and Papua New Guinea will be accepted by the United States; the Tongan company behind a proposed casino says it represents much needed investment; the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ended its shortwave service to the Pacific yesterday; the Auckland based Blues Super rugby side is to take one of its home games to Apia in Samoa.