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 2 August: Insight: Mediterranean Rescue
Women and children are among the scores of migrants from Sudan, Eritrea and Syria arriving to Sicily after attempting to cross the Mediterranean (AFP)
.Hundreds of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, amid a surge in overcrowded boats heading for Europe from Libya.
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the dramatic rescue of 500 African migrants trying to cross the sea and then follows two of them as they make their way to Europe
8:12 am Sunday 9 August: Insight: Gay Rights Beyond Marriage
Liggs Hoffman and Nicola Wood had a civil union ceremony five years ago - but haven't opted to "upgrade" to marriage.
( RNZ/ Alex Ashton )
It's nearly two years since gay and lesbian couples were given the right to marry in New Zealand.
Since then, more than 1500 same-sex couples have tied the knot and the rate of civil unions has plummeted. Worldwide, more countries are now following suit - including the United States and the United Kingdom.
But how has the Marriage Amendment Act changed the lives of gays and lesbians living in this country, and has it been the silver-bullet against homophobia that some thought it would be?
This Insight explores how same-sex marriage has changed what it is to be gay in New Zealand, and asks where to now for the queer rights movement.