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SafeTravel Registration is temporarily unavailable

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on SafeTravel Registration is temporarily unavailable

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel SafeTravel Registration is temporarily unavailable The travel registration part of our website is temporarily unavailable, but we are working hard to get it back online as soon as possible. If you are about to take off but haven’t registered yet, don’t fret! Once […]

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Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Papua New Guinea: 7.5 magnitude earthquake An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck 45km North East of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, the earthquake was also felt in Solomon Islands. New Zealanders are advised to monitor advice from the Pacific Tsunami […]

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Nigeria

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Nigeria

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 13 May 2019, 14:38 NZST Still current at: 13 May 2019 Related news features Do not travel to the north-eastern states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, and Yobe. There is an ongoing significant threat from terrorism and a very high […]

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Venezuela: Civil unrest

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Venezuela: Civil unrest

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Venezuela: Civil unrest On Tuesday 30 April 2019, violent clashes erupted in Caracas. On Wednesday, both pro and anti-government supporters held demonstrations in Caracas that were initially peaceful but there were reports of gunfire and violence. The clashes between opposition supporters and the […]

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India: Tropical Cyclone Fani

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on India: Tropical Cyclone Fani

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel India: Tropical Cyclone Fani On Thursday 02 May 2019, Tropical Cyclone Fani strengthened significantly in the Bay of Bengal off India’s east coast. Maximum sustained winds have reached 250 kilometres per hour and gusts have reached up to 305 kilometres per hour, according […]

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Ramadan 2019

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Ramadan 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Ramadan 2019 Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, will be observed from approximately 5 May to 4 June 2019. The exact timing depends on sightings of the moon which will vary from country to country.   During Ramadan in some Muslim countries, eating, drinking […]

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Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo

By   /  April 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Sri Lanka – Explosions in and near Colombo On 21 April 2019, six explosions were reported in and around Colombo, causing a number of deaths and casualties. Three exploded at hotels around the city, the Cinnamon Grand, Kingsbury and Shangri-La, and three at […]

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Anzac Day 2019: Gallipoli Commemorations

By   /  April 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Anzac Day 2019: Gallipoli Commemorations

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Anzac Day 2019: Gallipoli Commemorations Anzac Day 2019 commemorations in Gallipoli, TurkeyOn Anzac Day 2019, we will commemorate the Anzac landings in Gallipoli. This bulletin should be read in conjunction with our Turkey travel advisory.Safety and securityThe Anzac Day Service on the Gallipoli […]

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Tropical Cyclone Idai

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Tropical Cyclone Idai

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Tropical Cyclone Idai On 15 March 2019, tropical cyclone Idai made landfall at the port city of Beira in Mozambique, causing flooding, high winds and mud slides which has left a trail of destruction in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.   If you are […]

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Advice for New Zealanders overseas

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Advice for New Zealanders overseas

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Advice for New Zealanders overseas The terrorist attacks in Christchurch on 15 March, which were motivated by extreme right-wing ideology, have attracted global attention and strong international condemnation.  International reactions to those events are difficult to predict and may change at short notice. […]

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Are you a New Zealander living in the UK or travelling to the UK?

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Are you a New Zealander living in the UK or travelling to the UK?

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Are you a New Zealander living in the UK or travelling to the UK? The United Kingdom (UK) is preparing to exit the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019. We provide the following information for New Zealanders living in or travelling to […]

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Ministry of Youth Development fund opening

By   /  January 24, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ministry of Youth Development fund opening

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities The Ministry of Youth Development are set to open two new funding streams: Youth Development and Youth Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.  The Youth Development funding stream supports the wellbeing of young people by funding holistic programmes and services that emphasise identity, belonging, connectedness and the strengths of young […]

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Suffrage 125 Fund celebrates women artists of diverse cultural backgrounds

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Suffrage 125 Fund celebrates women artists of diverse cultural backgrounds

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities The new Suffrage 125 Arts Fund, part of the Suffrage 125 commemorations, is led by the Ministry for Women in partnership with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. The Fund supports high quality arts projects that recognise the contribution to women’s rights, by women from diverse cultural […]

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Kazakhstan

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Kazakhstan

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 22 January 2019, 14:45 NZDT Still current at: 22 January 2019 Exercise increased caution in Kazakhstan due to terrorism and violent crime. TerrorismThere is an underlying threat of terrorism in Kazakhstan. On 18 July 2016, a gunman in Almaty killed three policemen […]

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Farewell to Tayyaba Khan

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Blog posts, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Farewell to Tayyaba Khan

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities This week, we bid farewell to our colleague, Tayyaba Khan, who is moving on from the Office of Ethnic Communities to explore new adventures. In her time as Manager Community Engagement, Tayyaba has made a marked and appreciated contribution to OEC. Many of you have had the […]

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New Family Violence Law takes effect

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on New Family Violence Law takes effect

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities On 3 December 2018, strangulation or suffocation, coerced marriage or civil union, and assault on a family member were introduced as amendments to the Family Violence Act 2018. Now, these behaviours are prosecutable under the Act as practices of family violence. Changes have also been made to […]

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Panama: World Youth Day 2019

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Panama: World Youth Day 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Panama: World Youth Day 2019 Between 22 and 27 January 2019, World Youth Day (a youth event organised by the Roman Catholic Church) will take place in Panama. Before you goIf you’re a New Zealander planning on attending World Youth Day, we encourage […]

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Office of Ethnic Communities civic participation project

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Office of Ethnic Communities civic participation project

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities On Friday 7 December 2018, the Office of Ethnic Communities concluded the face to face consultations for our civic participation project. The aim of this project is to reduce barriers and create opportunities for ethnic communities to engage in all aspects of New Zealand civic life. We […]

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Farewell to Vivien Verheijen

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Communities, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Farewell to Vivien Verheijen

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Communities Many of you will know Dr Vivien Verheijen, Senior Diversity and Engagement Advisor, who has been with the Office of Ethnic Communities for 11 years. She recently completed her doctorate and is moving on to new ventures. Congratulations Viv, and we’ll miss you! Can you tell us […]

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