Last Sunday night:
The internet has changed the world. This global network connects millions of computers around the world to exchange information in a moment. But it’s a revolution that’s left much of the Pacific behind.
Now it’s catch up time…. Clement Paligaru heads to Papua New Guinea’s first cyber village.
This Sunday night – 7.20pm on the Australia Network:
In this episode, Tania Nugent meets a woman from Goroka in the eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea who has established a booming market for funky fashion made from the traditional bilum string bag. In Samoa, Clement Paligaru finds Polynesian fans are identifying with the values and music of India’s Bollywood movies as their popularity spreads further into the Pacific. And we meet the proud custodians of Kiribati’s culture as climate change threatens the island nation’s future.