13 Oct 2016

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 13 October 2016

From , 4:06 pm on 13 October 2016

Some of the challenges Pacific island countries face in implementing human rights goals have been identified at a regional meeting in Fiji; Offshore detention blamed for violence among detainees on Manus Island; an Australian aid group says its work preparing Vanuatu communities before Cyclone Pam paid off and there needs to be more investment in refresher courses and support for such schemes; The Pacific Community is assisting Samoa and other Pacific countries to curb any resurgence of the coconut rhinoceros beetle; Pacific island entrepreneurs pick up new ways to use fish bycatch; Legendary New Zealand coach Sir Gordon Tietjens is expected to be appointed head coach of the Samoa sevens team.