5 Nov 2013

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 5 November 2013

From , 6:00 am on 5 November 2013

Cook Islanders vow to keep up pressure not to have their New Zealand pensions back taxed; Senior Niuean high school students appeal to the New Zealand government for more support in their education; Critics rubbish the Fiji government's claims it is holding the first truly democratic election; New analysis shows it makes financial sense to invest in family planning; Traditional Cook Island leaders say consultation on a new water scheme could have come sooner; A warning that the closure of a major news agency's PNG bureau may result in less informed reporting on the region.