20 Aug 2016

Tagata o te Moana for 20 August 2016

From Tagata o te Moana, 5:30 pm on 20 August 2016

It remains unclear where men held at Australia's offshore processing camps on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island will go when the centre is closed; human rights professor says closure of Manus detention centre a sign of cracks in Australia's offshore processing policy; the President of Bougainville is furious after Papua New Guinea decides to give its Rio Tinto shares to landowners rather that the autonomous government; pie in the sky or milestone achievement? NZ's multi-million dollar Solomons airport; difficulties with negotiating the PACER plus trade agreement for Pacific islands have come to light at a public presentation in Auckland; the Marshall Islands has been told that achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be difficult unless the quality of data can be improved; the vision of former New Zealand Prime Minister Norman Kirk continues through a trust in his name.