New Zealand High Commission Nuku'alofa, Tonga


The Tonga Tourism Growth Fund (TGF) is part of the New Zealand funded Tonga Tourism Support Programme to be delivered in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism. This is a three year programme to significantly increase the tourism sector’s contribution to Tonga’s economic growth.


The Pacific Development and Conservation Trust funds a range of conservation, cultural heritage, development and goodwill projects in the South Pacific. Projects must be based in the South Pacific and can also be in New Zealand. Projects must be charitable and benefit South Pacific countries.


At the memorial service held at the Centenary Church in Nuku’alofa on Sunday New Zealand High Commissioner Dr Jonathan Austin expressed thanks for the many messages of condolence received by the High Commission following the Christchurch Earthquake.


To mark Waitangi Day 2011, the New Zealand High Commission will be subsidising for resident New Zealanders the cost of boat transfers and a BBQ Buffet Lunch at Pangaimotu Island Resort.


Applications for the New Zealand Aid Programme In-Country Awards Scholarships for the 2011 academic year are now sought from interested applicants. Applications close at 4:30pm on Monday 31st January 2011. Late applications will not be accepted.

Application forms and guidelines are available from the In-Country Awards section of this website.



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