NZ Foreign Affairs Minister leads delegation to Pacific region

NZ Foreign Affairs Minister leads delegation to Pacific region

Richard Butler | RNZ | Feb 27, 2019 Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is leading a New Zealand government delegation on a Pacific regional visit this week. The New Zealand delegation is travelling to Fiji, Tuvalu, and Kiribati. “This visit is a further reflection of New Zealand’s energized approach to the region as part of our Pacific Reset policy.  New Zealand is committed to building deeper partnerships with our Pacific neighbors,” says Peters. “In each country we Read more [...]
Vanuatu Has One Of The World’s Strictest Plastic Bans. It’s About To Get Tougher

Vanuatu Has One Of The World’s Strictest Plastic Bans. It’s About To Get Tougher

PORT VILA, Vanuatu ― At the bustling open-air market, women in bold-patterned dresses sit behind tables laden with a dozen different types of bananas, chips made from purple taro root and mounds of dangerously red chilis. Pomelos the size of small boulders sit next to scores of emerald avocados. But there are no flimsy plastic shopping bags ― not here or anywhere else on this island nation... Read more [...]
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