Johnny Blades goes to PNG to explore whether the elections will help the nation recover from a year of poltical conflict.
Papua New Guinea’s just completed general election marks a major political juncture for the resource-rich, but impoverished Pacific nation.
Coming after political conflict which has dominated PNG's government for the past year, the country appears on the cusp of prosperity and mayhem alike.
Johnny Blades looks at whether the nation’s political leadership can keep PNG from tipping into chaos.
Coming Up on Insight
8:12 am Sunday 31 August: Insight: The Realities of Auckland
In the second part of this Insight mini- series looking at election issues, we tackle what the political party policies mean for Auckland.
Radio New Zealand’s Auckland Correspondent, Todd Niall and Pacific Issues Correspondent Karen Mangnall investigate how the key issues facing the country's biggest city are affecting both those doing well and those struggling.
Housing- from the perspective of someone living in a car through to the professional property investor. Employment – the city has high jobless rates among its young , despite improving headline employment data.
Insight also looks at the relationship between Auckland's Council and central Government and how that affects the way problems are tackled.
8:12 am Sunday 7 September: Insight: Sparking the Youth Vote
Photo: The Wireless/Levi Brinsdon-Hall II
There’s an unprecedented number of campaigns aiming to get out the youth vote for this year’s election.
But four weeks out from polling day, more than 100,000 people under 25 were not enrolled to vote.
Is it apathy or something else stopping them from engaging?
Megan Whelan and Elle Hunt from The Wireless investigate.