17 Feb 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 17 February 2017

From , 6:05 am on 17 February 2017

Abuse allegations against a former bishop shock the Northern Marianas, as the Vatican's investigation into abuse on Guam steps up; the Minister of Health in Solomon Islands says there is strong backing for his Child and Family Bill; refugee deported from Fiji is to plead not guilty; NZ Foreign Minister flies the flag in parts of Melanesia; Fiji's top sevens players have been offered contracts by the Fiji Rugby Union, six months after the previous arrangement ended.