8 Mar 2016

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 8 March 2016

From , 4:06 pm on 8 March 2016

Tonga's government agrees to pay compensation to the family of a NZ police man killed in a police cell in Tonga; The massive drought in Papua New Guinea is still affecting millions; On International Women's Day the Pacific is told it is not doing enough to ensure gender equality; Marshalls health officials are ramping up their zika prevention efforts; Tongan government says rebuilt schools in Haapai are more climate resilient; The WHO encourages action on alarming increase in betel nut use in the region.