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Thursday 10 January 2008
London, UK
New Zealand's Prime Minister Helen Clark praised the Secretary-General's stewardship of the Commonwealth, saying that his eight years at the helm has capped his many years of distinction in public life in New Zealand. This includes seven years as Deputy Prime Minister, nine as Foreign Minister and 21 years as a Member of Parliament.
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Thursday 25 October 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand's biggest apple production company, Mr Apples Farm Ltd., will be recruiting 248 Tongan workers under the Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) Scheme.
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Thursday 23 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six Tongan seasonal workers will leave for New Zealand on September 1, the second group joining the new RSE scheme this year.
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Saturday 18 August 2007
Wellilngton, New Zealand
Despite hitting severe turbulence from its government owners over helping fly Australian soldiers to Iraq, Air New Zealand will help transport another troop of Baghdad-bound soldiers on August 18, Stuff NZ reports.
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Wednesday 11 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty Tongan seasonal workers will leave for New Zealand on July 20, the first group of what Tonga's Minister of Labour hopes will amount to 600 to 700 workers joining the new RSE scheme this year.
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Wednesday 18 April 2007
Apia, Samoa
The Samoa Government says it will send back home a seasonal worker from the first group who left in early March to work for the Mr Apple company in New Zealand, Radio New Zealand International reported.
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Wednesday 11 April 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some 5,000 Tongan applications for the first seasonal New Zealand Work Scheme are expected before the closing deadline this Friday, April 13.
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Wednesday 28 March 2007
Auckland, New Zealand
Manukau City Councillor, Su'a William Sio appealed to parents, church and community leaders to look at ways that will help our communities stop using pokie machines and other forms of gambling.
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Friday 2 March 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The opportunity for thousands of Tongans to find seasonal employment in New Zealand for seven months annually could become a reality as early as May, according to Sione Maumau, the acting secretary of Tonga's Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries today.
Monday 22 January 2007
Auckland, New Zealand
It is important for for New Zealand politically and economically to be involved in the reconstruction of Nuku'alofa, the Chairman of the New Zealand Pacific Business Council, Gilbert Ullrich, told representatives from 12 New Zealand companies in a meeting today in Auckland.
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Thursday 7 December 2006
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand has rejected Australia's latest proposal for a common currency, with the Minister of Finance Micahel Cullen saying it was never a consideration.
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Monday 30 October 2006
Manukau, New Zealand
The recent announcement by the New Zealand Prime Minister, Rt. Hon Helen Clark, at the Pacific Islands Forum in Fiji, of a new seasonal labour scheme for workers from six Pacific Islands countries, was welcomed by the New Zealand Pacific Business Council (NZPBC).
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Monday 16 October 2006
Waitakere, New Zealand
Tongan-born Pes Fa'’aui has received one of New Zealand's highest bravery awards.
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Thursday 19 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A strong economy is just as important as a robust and transparent democracy, said Gilbert Ullrich, the chairman of the New Zealand Pacific Business Council, at the launching on December 9 of the preparations for a Pacific Trade Expo to be held in Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand, in March.
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Friday 13 January 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
When the Nuku‘alofa branch of the New Zealand Immigration Pacific Division celebrated the first birthday of the Pacific Division on January 11, the event was more than just wishing the Pacific Division a long life.
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Tuesday 23 August 2005
Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand will meet the costs of strike mediator Judge Tom Goddard and his team who are expected to arrive in Tonga on Wednesday to begin discussions with the parties.
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Saturday 20 August 2005
Wellington, New Zealand
The New Zealand government is willing to help Tonga resolve its long-running public sector strike, New Zealand's Foreign Minister Phil Goff said.
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Saturday 20 August 2005
Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan protesters were back outside their King's Auckland residence today, for a second day in support of a month-long public service strike in Tonga.
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Saturday 20 August 2005
Auckland, New Zealand
Tongans burned their national flag and smashed a lock to the gates of their King's Auckland residence on Friday in support of a widespread public service strike in their homeland.
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Tuesday 16 August 2005
Wellington, New Zealand
NZPA -New Zealand Education Institute (NZEI) members have rallied to support striking teachers, health workers and public servants in Tonga.
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