9 Feb 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 9 February 2018

From , 6:06 am on 9 February 2018

The Kiribati government has banned a New Zealand TV crew from reporting on the Butiraoi ferry disaster; the director of Kiribati Maritime says there is a lot of sadness and anger over the disaster; a former Niue diplomat and businessman says successive governments in Niue have failed to put in place proper maintenance programmes for key infrastructure; Samoa faces a dilemma on how to manage its waste; the Cook Islands Tourism Corporation says its mindful of community needs; reaching out to disaster affected Pacific communities through radio.