New Zealand High Commission Suva, Fiji


During the launch of the 2013 National Disaster Awareness Week, Acting Head of Mission Mark Ramsden said the New Zealand Aid Programme in Fiji has a strong focus on supporting disaster risk reduction.


This has been the fifth consecutive year of the Secondary School Essay Competition, organised jointly by the New Zealand High Commission and the Fiji Association in Auckland Inc.


Former All Black and 7s captain Eric Rush visited Fiji as a keynote speaker for the “Fiji Rugby Centenary Conference: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future” organised by the University of the South Pacific (USP) on 1-2 July.


A New Zealand High Commission grant of FJ$14,000 has helped improved the health and hygiene of the students of Viwa District through significant improvements to the school’s water harvesting system.


A Dawn Service will be held within the grounds of the New Zealand Official Residence, Ratu Sukuna Rd, Muanikau, on Anzac Day.

Those wishing to attend are requested to arrive at the New Zealand Official Residence no later than 5.15 AM.  The Dawn Service will commence at 5.25 AM, and conclude at approximately 6.15 AM.  The
Dawn Service will be followed by a gunfire breakfast.


New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) continues its support as a major sponsor of the Leadership Fiji Programme.

This year NZHC under the Head of Mission Fund granted $10,000 to further the work of Leadership Fiji.

The High Commission has been a sponsorship of its programme since 2002.

Acting Head of the Mission, Philip Taula congratulated those involved in the Leadership Fiji programme for their on-going commitment to developing and enhancing the abilities of the next generation of Fiji’s leaders.


The New Zealand High Commission and the Fiji Association in Auckland (Inc) are once again pleased to announce a Secondary Schools Essay Competition for 2013.

This is the fifth consecutive year that the competition has been held, allowing secondary school students across Fiji to illustrate their writing skills.  Last year’s competition attracted 328 entries from 72 schools. 


In a bid to provide safe drinking water to a community in the interior of Viti Levu, New Zealand Government financial assistance of $14,600 was given towards a water project in Navosa Province.

Working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Fiji (HFHF) and the villagers, the New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) funded construction of a completely new and safe water system for the Namacawa community.


The New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) recently assisted Nabukulevuira Primary School with over $6600 worth of library resources and water tanks.

Nabukulevuira Primary is an isolated boarding school with a roll of 92, situated in the province of Kadavu.
Acting Head Teacher, Sereima Tuitubou was overwhelmed with the assistance and acknowledged NZHC for the substantial support provided.

“We are very thankful to the NZHC for addressing the needs of our school,” said Ms Tuitubou.


To help nurture Fiji’s emerging musical talent, the New Zealand High Commission is funding a series of workshops to be conducted by visiting musicians taking part in the International Jazz and Blues Festival.


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