14 Oct 2016

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 14 October 2016

From , 6:05 am on 14 October 2016

Refugee children engaging in self harm and attempting suicide on Nauru has prompted a psychiatrist to expose the damage caused by Australia's offshore detention; Samoa's Chamber of commerce is optimistic that the country will be able to fill the gap left by its largest private sector employer; some of the challenges Pacific island countries face in implementing human rights goals have been identified at a regional meeting in Fiji; the Pacific Community is assisting Samoa and other Pacific countries to curb any resurgence of the coconut rhinoceros beetle; legendary New Zealand coach Sir Gordon Tietjens is expected to be appointed head coach of the Samoa sevens team.