15 Jul 2017

Tagata o te Moana for 15 July 2017

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 15 July 2017

Papua New Guinea sees camps set up in the hope of forming the next government; There is finally a World Heritage listing for Taputapuatea marae in French Polynesia; The Cook Islands parliament has now formally established one of the biggest marine reserve areas in the world; Bikini Atoll could yield cancer insights; There is a renewed call for the better protection for fishing observers in the Pacific after a Papua New Guinean man went missing in Nauru waters; New surcharge on plastic bag use at service station convenience stores from August; And the rapid growth of a Pasifika cultural festival is seen as important in the struggle for New Zealand's Pacific youth and identity.