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David Carter, Speaker NZ Parliament.

Regional Presiding Officers Conference in Tonga

The Speaker, Rt Hon David Carter, will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 47th Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks being held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga from 10 – 14 July, 2016. The annual conference, attended by Presiding Officers and Clerks from Australian and Pacific parliaments, is an important forum for knowledge sharing and professional […]

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Mass Arrests in West Papua

Press Release – West Papua Action Auckland West Papua Action Canterbury and West Papua Action Auckland call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs to take action over the latest mass arrests of peaceful demonstrators in West Papua. Mass arrests of activists are becoming an all too common fact of …Mass Arrests in West Papua. West […]

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US announces withdrawal from crucial fisheries treaty with Pacific nations

The United States has given Pacific Island nations notice that it plans to withdraw from the South Pacific Tuna Treaty, one of its most important aid, trade and geopolitical arrangements with the region. The 27-year-old treaty is set to expire 12 months from the date of the withdrawal notice. The announcement came after Washington agreed […]

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PIFL in India

Pacific Island countries are a key factor in India’s extended

Speaking on the occasion, the President welcomed them to India. He said even though India is separated from the Pacific Island Countries by oceans and continents, India is proud to have a long tradition of close friendship with them. Government of India attaches great importance to its relations with their friends in the Pacific Island […]

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