New Zealand Consulate-General Noumea, New Caledonia


A 16-member New Caledonian delegation comprising mayors from around New Caledonia and government officials visited Wellington and Taupo from 23 to 29 June to study New Zealand’s water and waste water regulatory framework and policy implementation.


Consul General Linda Te Puni made an official visit to Wallis 12-15 June, during the course of which she made calls on the  King of Wallis, the Prefet (representing the French state) , the new President of the Territorial Assembly (the first woman to hold the position) and a range of  political and economic contacts, including local entrepreneurs.



Consul General Linda Te Puni made an official visit to Ouvea 28-30 June, where she met with representatives of the municipal and provincial administrations, local women’s association, Association for the Safeguard of Biodiversity and former HOMF beneficiaries and Short Term Training Award recipients. 


HMNZS Manawanui made an operational visit to Noumea 7-10 June, en route to the Solomon Islands. The ship was invited by the French Navy to berth at the Navy base, with hospitality extended to the ship’s company.


New Zealand Senior Sergeant Kevin Kneebone will speak about community involvement in crime prevention in New Zealand at the regional conference “What shared future for the prevention of delinquency?” organised by the government of New Caledonia 5-7 June.

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