New Zealand High Commission Port Vila, Vanuatu
Prime Minister John Key Visits Freswota School, Vanuatu
On Friday 6 August Prime Minister John Key visited Freswota ("Freshwater") School in Port Vila, Vanuatu, accompanied by the Vanuatu Minister of Education, Hon Charlot Salwai, to view first-hand the positive impact New Zealand's assistance to Vanuatu's education sector is having. During the visit, PM Key toured the school, met with local school children and talked with the School's Principal and staff. In collaboration with other donors, New Zealand is providing NZ$12m over three years (2010-2012) to support improvements to basic education in Vanuatu.