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Pacific Update: Tuvaluans living in NZ celebrate independence week, and jihadists threaten holy war in West Papua


In this week’s Pacific Update, correspondent Barbara Dreaver looks at jihadists threatening holy war in West Papua and the two Samoan prisoners who escaped the country’s new high security prison.

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1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver has a round-up of news from the region. Source: 1 NEWS

She also looks at the tyre shop worker who scattered hundreds of nails across a Solomon Islands road and why Niue plans to ban vaping.

And, of course, she shows us the best social media videos from across the region.

Watch the full report in the video above.