8 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 8 February 2017

From , 4:05 pm on 8 February 2017

Communities in the north west of Fiji's main island are getting a soaking again as rain continues to lash the country and rivers rise; Tonga's Ministry of Internal Affairs says Tongan fruit pickers were ordered to return home from New Zealand last week because they were not meet their work conditions; A cartoonist detained on PNG's Manus Island is in perilous health on hunger strike; Papua New Guinea's defence force sacks whistleblowers; Vanuatu introduces a right to information law.