7 Apr 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 7 April 2017

From , 3:05 pm on 7 April 2017

A New Zealand naval ship will be deployed to Fiji to help tackle illegal fishing in the region; Documentary filmed in secret gives glimpse inside Manus Island detention centre; Spike in mumps outbreak in Majuro; 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.