2 Oct 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 2 October 2017

From , 4:05 pm on 2 October 2017

The number of evacuees leaving the Vanuatu island of Ambae where the Manaro Voui volcano continues to belch ash and smoke is higher than expected and continues to climb; Papua New Guinea police are struggling to contain ongoing election violence in Southern Highlands province where two police officers were killed in the weekend; Tuvalu language week is celebrated for the fifth time in New Zealand, with the focus on staying true to the culture; Push for Cooks Coroner to inquire into woman's disappearance, and; Fijian childcare centre in NZ fights to stay open amid split.