New Zealand High Commission Port Vila, Vanuatu


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Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will invest $2.4 million over two years to help improve aviation safety in eight Pacific countries including Vanuatu.


Prime Minister John Key has announced New Zealand will invest $50 million over the next three years to support the transformation of the Pacific fisheries sector.


Prime Minister John Key has today launched a new broadcasting initiative that will see more New Zealand television content and sports coverage provided to the Pacific free of charge.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced a $26 million package, aimed at helping the tourism sector in Vanuatu recover following Cyclone Pam.


A course guide for the Short Term Training Scholarships has been published to provide guidance on the types of courses that these scholarships will support.


The New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) in Port Vila is seeking to appoint a Development Programme Coordinator (DPC) on a fixed-term 2-year basis for the New Zealand Aid Programme. A job description is available from the New Zealand High Commission website


A dawn service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915 has been held at the Cenotaph in Port Vila.


The Asian Development Bank (ADB), with the Governments of New Zealand and Vanuatu, have provided additional financing of USD18.48 million, USD4.65 million, and USD1.607 million respectively to the Vanuatu Inter-Island Shipping Support Project.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will contribute a further $1 million to the Cyclone Pam response and will also help transport Fiji disaster response personnel to Vanuatu by RNZAF C-130 Hercules.


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