9 Nov 2017

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 9 November 2017

From , 6:06 am on 9 November 2017

As the humanitarian crisis on PNG's Manus Island deepens, one of the refugees has been rescued by Canada; After NZ's offer to take 150 refugees a year was again refused by Australia at the weekend, a Green Party MP says the country could take 250; Tonga's Supervisor of Elections says all is ready for the nation to go to a vote next week; A new biography of the father of modern day Samoa seeks to turn colonial history on its head; Young climate activists from the Pacific are pushing their message at COP23, and; The Samoan public is being asked to dig deep to bail out the country's rugby union, which has been labelled "bankrupt" by the prime minister.