7 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 7 February 2017

From , 6:05 am on 7 February 2017

Work is still being done to get emergency supplies and help to Solomon Islanders affected by a major earthquake two months ago; it is just months before Papua New Guineans go to the polls but just 3 of the 111 MPs in the current parliament are women, and there are hopes this figure can be improved; Fiji is defending its decision to forcibly deport an Iranian asylum seeker, amid accusations that it has bungled an important human rights opportunity;The Marshall Islands Government has emphasised its commitment to fighting human trafficking; in sport, the coach of Hekari United's biggest rival says it was wrong for them to undermine the Papua New Guinea Football Association and called for the rival factions to come together.