1 Sep 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 1 September 2017

From , 5:05 am on 1 September 2017

Gay detainees fear for their lives and future if Australia close the detention centre on Manus Island; the Supervisor of Elections in Tonga says his office is rushing to get the country ready for a vote a year before schedule, after last week's royal dissolution of parliament was accompanied by an order that elections be held on or before November 16; A two day South Auckland fono aims to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit among Pacific people; CNMI hopes US military plans wont disupt its growing tourism industry; And in sport Fijian Drua aiming high in Australian rugby debut.