Tonga‘s CoViD-19 travel restrictions have disrupted national renewable energy targets for the next two years. Getting technical experts into the country to design and commission urgent work is a major problem. It is critical for Tongatapu’s Stablising Battery to be commissioned this month, says a key administrator.
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Results for CoVid-19 border restrictions
Wednesday 10 March 2021
Friday 27 November 2020
Wellington, New Zealand
Up to 2,000 experienced seasonal workers from the Pacific will be allowed into New Zealand in 2021 to address labour shortages in the horticulture and wine growing sectors. But countries wanting to send workers must agree to take back not only their new workers coming under the border exception but also other RSE employees already in NZ when the 2020/2021 season ends.
Friday 21 August 2020
A second repatriation flight planned from Auckland to Tonga on August 25 has been suspended until further notice, Tonga's MEIDECC ministry advised this afternoon, after they were advised that one Tongan in New Zealand had been tested positive.