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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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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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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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Fiji: Tropical Cyclone Mona

By   /  January 4, 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 Fiji: Tropical Cyclone Mona

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Fiji: Tropical Cyclone Mona Tropical Cyclone Mona is currently tracking towards Fiji, and is forecast to make landfall on the main islands as a Category 1 or 2 cyclone around Sunday morning (local time). Tropical Cyclone Mona may bring heavy rain and strong […]

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France: Protests

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  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 France: Protests

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel France: Protests There are ongoing demonstrations in Paris and across France. Protests have turned violent and traffic has been disrupted across the country. We continue to advise New Zealanders in France to avoid all demonstrations, protests and rallies, follow any advice issued by […]

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Ukraine: Martial Law

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  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 Ukraine: Martial Law

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Ukraine: Martial Law Following a maritime confrontation in the Crimean Peninsula between Ukraine and Russia, the parliament of Ukraine has voted in favour of the application of martial law in a number of border and coastal regions. Regions covered by martial law are: […]

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Travel Insurance

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  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 Travel Insurance

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Travel Insurance If you’re heading overseas, don’t forget to take out comprehensive travel insurance. Your policy should cover any activities you plan to undertake (from scuba diving to scooter riding), personal liability, medical treatment, emergency medical evacuation, and any pre-existing medical conditions. Even minor […]

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Brunei Darussalam

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  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 Brunei Darussalam

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 2 November 2018, 15:11 NZDT Still current at: 2 November 2018 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is not issuing a specific travel advisory for Brunei Darussalam at this time. New Zealanders are advised to familiarise themselves with and observe local […]

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ebola virus

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  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 Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ebola virus

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ebola virus On 1 August 2018, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Government confirmed an outbreak of the Ebola virus in North Kivu province, originating in Béni territory. On 24 September a case was also confirmed in Tchomia, […]

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Mexico: Hurricane Willa

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  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 Mexico: Hurricane Willa

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Mexico: Hurricane Willa Hurricane Willa, a category 5 hurricane, is expected to make landfall on the Pacific coast of Mexico in Jalisco, Nayarit and Sinaloa in the afternoon or evening of Tuesday 23 October. A hurricane warning is in effect for San Blas […]

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Papua New Guinea: Temporary Suspension of Visa on Arrival

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  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 Papua New Guinea: Temporary Suspension of Visa on Arrival

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Papua New Guinea: Temporary Suspension of Visa on Arrival As part of enhanced border security measures related to APEC Leaders’ Week, Papua New Guinea will temporarily suspend visa on arrival for all foreign nationals from 30 October to 30 November 2018. The suspension […]

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