Pacific Update: Hail hits PNG, monster 474kg blue marlin hooked in Rarotonga

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    The video piece includes news that the Solomon Islands has temporarily banned Facebook, Guam has experienced a number of covid deaths including that of a 10 year old boy, residents of Vanuatu’s Tanna Island have had to isolate and get tests after interacting with a yacht from French Polynesia, Fiji rugby fixtures have been cancelled following positive Covid-19 tests, Fiji Airways are running “Flights to Nowhere” to prepare staff and customers for international travel once restrictions are lifted and Papua New Guinea’s Western Highlands experienced an exceptionally rare hailstorm.

    The segment also cover the record capturing of a 474kg Marlin, which was later photographed at the Cook Islands Game Fishing Club. A few more amusing viral videos from the Pacific Islands finish off the news round-up.

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