NZ govt announces renewed focus on building deeper ties with Pacific nations
As part of the Pacific Reset policy, the government announced a renewed focus on building deeper and more mature partnerships with Pacific Island countries, as well as increasing development funding.
"Ten new positions will be rolled out across our posts in Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, and Honolulu."
"These new positions are a first step in demonstrating New Zealand is committed to the Pacific to help it be a safer and more prosperous and enhancing New Zealand's voice in a region," said Mr Peters.
(With Inputs from New Zealand Government Press Release)