7 Apr 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 7 April 2017

From , 5:05 am on 7 April 2017

Claims of human rights abuses during a police operation near a PNG goldmine are raising questions about whether its owners are doing enough to combat the violence that's plagued the mine for decades; Sorcery-related attacks and killings are said to be on the rise in Papua New Guinea but very few cases reach the courts. Under-resourced policing and a lack of evidence remain obstacles; Tighter NZ immigration policies lead to big fall in Pacific migration; The SPC says Pacific NCD epidemic is a development issue; The launch of a new album with music from Tonga's past shares ancestral stories with a royal connection.