6 Jul 2017

Tagata o Te Moana for 1 July 2017

From Tagata o te Moana, 4:00 pm on 6 July 2017

Controversy mars first half of polling in PNG election; Understanding the success of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands holds the key to the country's future; A childrens rights advocate in Vanuatu says an abuse case that has outraged the nation also highlights glaring deficiencies in the country's child welfare system; A number of events have been held to mark the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the Montevideo Maru in 1942, but an Australian historian says far too little is known about Australia's worst maritime disaster; Four Nepalese refugees who'd been detained on a ramshackle boat in Pohnpei for months have been moved to a house as they wait to be resettled; Pacific people in New Zealand sign up to be Maori Party election candidates; As Tokelau's last village is connected to the country's power grid, the goal of a 100 percent sustainable energy supply, 100 percent of the time gets closer.

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