6 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 6 February 2017

From , 4:05 pm on 6 February 2017

Fiji is defending its decision to forcibly deport an Iranian asylum seeker, amid accusations that it has bungled an important human rights opportunity;The Marshall Islands Government has emphasised its commitment to fighting human trafficking; a survey of the New Zealand NGOs that provide international aid shows they are facing tough headwinds; Tonga's government has doubled the earnings goals for the tourism sector in the hope that it will play a bigger part in building a strong economy. in sport, the coach of Hekari United's biggest rival says it was wrong for them to undermine the Papua New Guinea Football Association and called for the rival factions to come together.