6 Oct 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 6 October 2017

From , 6:05 am on 6 October 2017

UNICEF's field office chief in Vanuatu says children displaced by the volcanic eruption on Ambae are in urgent need of support; The lack of psychiatric treatment outside of the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea has raised fear of more deaths when the centre is closed at the end of the month; An academic says labour schemes that allow Pacific islanders to come to New Zealand for work could be run better, and; Jason Taumalolo and Andrew Fifita are the standout names in a star-studded Tongan team named for the Rugby League World Cup.