News - Pacific and General
22 Mar 2018
Today we are pleased to launch the Australia-Pacific BRIDGE School Partnerships program as part of our commitment to strengthening links with our neighbours in the Pacific. Over the next two...
5 Mar 2018
You only get one shot at a first impression. The Prime Minister steps onto Samoan soil tonight for the most important trip to the Pacific of her time in Government, the one proper chance to set...
21 Feb 2018
Foreign Minister Winston Peters has signed off on a further $7 million to go towards reducing the high newborn mortality rates in the Pacific. The Pacific has some of the world's worst child...
19 Feb 2018
Additional humanitarian assistance to Tonga and SamoaJoint media release Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the...
9 Feb 2018
The International Monetary Fund, together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), held roundtables in Sydney on February 5 and Auckland on February 7-8 to identify practical solutions to address...
7 Feb 2018
New Zealand will fund a new rugby programme aimed at improving the health of young people in the Pacific Islands. Former All Blacks midfielder Pita Alatini and Black Ferns star Charlene Gubb...
5 Feb 2018
New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer Scheme is likely to continue expanding in the coming years, but not dramatically. Around 11,000 Pacific people are working in New Zealand's viticulture...
31 Jan 2018
Dunedin has the opportunity to benefit from climate change migrants, writes Dennis Wesselbaum The World Economic Forum has declared extreme weather as the most likely risk and with the...