New Zealand High Commission Honiara, Solomon Islands

03-11-11

HMNZ Resolution, the Navy's survey ship, is visiting Solomon Islands in October and November and last week journeyed to Mono Island and Vella Lavella Island in Western Province in support of the NZ High Commission.

26-10-11

Election Day in New Zealand is Saturday, 26 November 2011.

Voting for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents will commence at the New Zealand High Commission on 0830 Wednesday 9 November 2011, and close 1600 Friday 25 November 2011.

26-10-11

 The Inland Revenue Division of the Solomon Islands was out in force in support of the All Blacks who won the Rugby World Cup 2011 this past Sunday.

18-07-11

The May 2011 edition of our SoloBis newsletter has just been published. SoloBis is a bi-monthly update of business and economic happenings in Solomon Islands, of potential interest to New Zealand businesses.

28-04-11

The frequency schedule to listen to Radio New Zealand is below.  For further information on how to listen visit the Radio New Zealand website.

18-04-11

This year the ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Honiara is to be hosted by the Australian High Commission.

The service will be held at the Cenotaph next to the Central Police Station, Honiara, commencing at 5.45 am, Monday 25 April.

Members of the public are asked to arrive at 5.30 am. It is recommended that  you bring a torch and an umbrella.

Following the service everyone is welcome, including children, to attend the traditional gunfire breakfast to be held at the Point Cruz Yacht Club.

11-03-11

Solomon Islands-based Kiwis and friends gathered at the Residence on Saturday 5 March for a community fundraiser for the Canterbury Earthquake Appeal.

The event gave people a chance to get together far from home to remember family and friends caught up in the quake and its aftermath. A sausage sizzle (complete with Wattie’s tomato sauce), collection boxes and a raffle of fine New Zealand wines donated by High Commission staff raised SB$11,560 (around NZ$1,900) in two hours.

01-03-11

New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key has announced the launch of the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

The Appeal is an official global fundraiser for the recovery effort in Christchurch and the Canterbury region. It has been launched by the Government to reach as many people as possible globally who wish to help and support Christchurch . The Appeal is for donations from both private and Governmental sources.

24-02-11

Following the Christchurch earthquake on 22 February the New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) in Honiara has received many messages of sympathy and support from Solomon Islanders. NZHC Honiara has also received enquiries from people concerned about the wellbeing of family and friends in the Christchurch area.

16-02-11

Around 200 Solomon Islanders and New Zealanders attended the annual Waitangi Day reception held at the High Commissioner’s Residence in Honiara. Among the guests, we were honoured to be joined by Solomon Islands Prime Minister Danny Philip and Speaker of the National Parliament Sir Allan Kemakeza. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) band provided light music, with national anthems sung by New Zealanders serving with RAMSI and the Woodford School Choir.

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