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Ken's story

One of the success stories of the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Scheme is local ni-Vanuatu hero, Ken Natuman.

Saving sight

The New Zealand Government has a long-standing partnership with The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ to prevent blindness and provide sight-saving services across the Pacific.

A Pathway to Peace

In 2003, as Solomon Islands emerged from conflict, New Zealand recognised the power of education for young people to rebuild society. It led to one of our largest development partnerships with another country.

Fishing in the Blue Pacific

Fisheries are essential to Pacific economies, cultures and communities. We're working with the region to create a sustainable future for its ocean resources.

News & Events

First Ministerial Meeting for the Treaty of Rarotonga


Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control, Hon Phil Twyford will participate in the inaugural Meeting of the Parties to the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty (the Treaty of Rarotonga), which will take place virtually on 15 December 2020.