Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Pacific Roundup

AFP re-signs MOU with PNG Police

AUSTRALIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Reece Kershaw and Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary (RPNGC) Commissioner David Manning have renewed a Memorandum of...

PM winds up South East Asian engagements

Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon has completed a successful trip to Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines, in what he says was an opportunity to deepen...

Education Minister to lead Singapore summit delegation

Education Minister, Erica Stanford, is set to lead the New Zealand delegation at the 2024 International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) held in...

NZ and Thailand agree to Strategic Partnership

Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon and his Thai counterpart, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, have today agreed that New Zealand and the Kingdom of Thailand will upgrade the...

Kiwi wool on the table in Adelaide

Associate Agriculture Minister, Mark Patterson, is speaking at the International Wool Textile Organisation Congress in Adelaide this week, promoting New Zealand wool, and outlining...

Queensland Police recruitment skyrockets

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA A raft of new incentives, including $20,000 to pay off university Higher Education Contribution (HECs) study debts have skyrocketed the Queensland Police Service’s recruitment...

PM pays tribute to departing Singapore leader

Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon, has paid tribute to Singapore’s outgoing Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong.   Meeting in Singapore today immediately before Prime Minister Lee announced he was...

Aussie palaeontologists unearth giant kangaroo skeleton

Palaeontologists from Flinders University have described three unusual new species of giant fossil kangaroo from Australia and New Guinea, finding them more diverse in...

Singapore visit deepens Prime Ministerial ties

Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon, today held a bilateral meeting with Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong. While in Singapore as part of his visit to South East...

Australian Governor-General to visit NZ

The Australian Governor-General, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley and his wife Her Excellency Linda Hurley, will make a State visit to New Zealand from...

NZ and US announce new $16.4m Pacific connection

Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, has announced further New Zealand cooperation with the United States in the Pacific Islands region through $16.4 million in funding...

Pacific and Gaza focus of UN talks

Foreign Minister, Winston Peters says his official talks with the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York today focused on a shared commitment...

NZDF commemorate WWII sinking in Solomon Islands

New Zealanders have gathered for a moment of reflection in Solomon Islands to commemorate the Second World War sinking of HMNZS Moa in Tulagi...

PM leads East Asia delegation

Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon will travel to Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines this week (April 14-20), along with a senior business delegation, signalling the...

Queensland green lights new hydrogen centre

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA A new green energy manufacturing centre in Queensland’s Gladstone region has been officially opened today underlining the Australian Government’s delivery of a 'Future...