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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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France tax rebate to boost New Caledonia’s AirCalin airliner fleet

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24/7 News, Airbus, AirCalin, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Aviation, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Global, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, Pacific aviation, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Tourism, Transport  /  Comments Off on France tax rebate to boost New Caledonia’s AirCalin airliner fleet

An AirCalin promotion poster at Tontouta International Airport, New Caledonia. Image: David Robie/PMC By RNZ Pacific New Caledonia’s international airline, AirCalin, has been given tax rebates by France to buy two new Airbus airliners. The French High Commission in Noumea announced the Economics and Finance Ministry had approved the concession for the purchase of two […]

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Stats NZ Report: International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: October 2018

By   /  November 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, AM-NC, DJF, International Visitor Statistics, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on Stats NZ Report: International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand – 26 November 2018 The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: October (IVA) is now available on the Stats NZ website. IVA is a monthly report produced by Stats NZ and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand. It contains detailed tables and graphs of monthly and annual […]

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New Zealanders take more overseas trips than ever before – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: International travel and migration: October 2018

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Holiday Makers, Holidays, KB, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel  /  Comments Off on New Zealanders take more overseas trips than ever before – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: International travel and migration: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions New Zealanders take more overseas trips than ever before – 22 November 2018 Over 3 million New Zealand residents arrived back from overseas trips in the year ended October 2018, Stats NZ said today. This was up 175,100 from the October 2017 year. More and more Kiwis have been taking overseas trips in […]

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Net migration is lowest since 2015 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: International travel and migration: October 2018

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Demographics, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Immigration Impact, KB, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on Net migration is lowest since 2015 – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: International travel and migration: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Net migration is lowest since 2015 – 22 November 2018 Annual net migration has eased to its lowest level in three years, Stats NZ said today. For the year ended October 2018, it fell to 61,800. Net migration for the October 2018 month was 6,700, down 1,000 from October 2017. Overall, net migration […]

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Detained tourist in West Papua on allegations of ‘treason’ awaits trial

By   /  November 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, DJF, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, Insurgency, journalism, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Political trial, Reports, Tourism, Treason, Wamena, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Detained tourist in West Papua on allegations of ‘treason’ awaits trial

Accused tourist Jakup Febian Skrzypski with Frits Ramandey of the Human Rights Commission Office of Papua. Image: Tabloid Jubi By Islami Adisubrata in Wamena, West Papua Indonesian Regional Police in West Papua have handed over the documents of the case of a Polish tourist, Jakup Fabian Skrzypski, who was arrested recently with three Papuans and […]

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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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Kiwi Parks New 15% Discount Offer on Accommodation & Ferry Transport

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Accommodation, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Kiwi Holiday Parks, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Kiwi Parks New 15% Discount Offer on Accommodation & Ferry Transport

Source: Press Release Service – New Zealand (PR.co.nz) Kiwi Holiday Parks and Accommodation are excited to announce that on 1 November 2018, we increased the Kiwi Holiday Parks & Accommodation (KHPA) members’ discount from 10% to 15% on all accommodation throughout New Zealand. These Kiwi Card holders are eligible to receive this discount at any […]

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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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Hotels, motels, and holiday parks more popular than ever – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: August 2018

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, Dwelling and household estimates, Holiday Makers, Holidays, Hospitality Sector, Hotel Occupancy, Hotels, Household Sector, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel  /  Comments Off on Hotels, motels, and holiday parks more popular than ever – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: August 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions Hotels, motels, and holiday parks more popular than ever – 10 October 2018 People spent a record number of nights at hotels, motels, and holiday parks in the August 2018 year, but nights spent at backpackers fell, Stats NZ said today. “Most accommodation types have seen growth in the past year, except for […]

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Istanbul, Turkey: Airport Opening

By   /  October 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, 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 Istanbul, Turkey: Airport Opening

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Istanbul, Turkey: Airport Opening Istanbul’s new airport is scheduled to open on Monday 29 October 2018, with commercial flights transferred from Istanbul’s existing Ataturk International Airport (IST). In the period around the scheduled opening, flight delays and cancellations may occur and traffic congestion […]

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Japan: Typhoon Kong-Rey

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, 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 Japan: Typhoon Kong-Rey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Japan: Typhoon Kong-Rey Typhoon Kong-Rey is currently making its way towards the south of Japan, set to make landfall in the southern islands around Thursday evening (local time). Typhoon Kong-Rey brings heavy rain, storm surges and strong winds. The Japan Meteorological Agency is […]

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Indonesia: 7.5 earthquake

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, 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 Indonesia: 7.5 earthquake

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Indonesia: 7.5 earthquake Over the weekend a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. A tsunami later struck the coastal town of Palu, sweeping houses and buildings on its way. More than 800 people have been confirmed dead and many more injured. The […]

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Japan: Typhoon Trami

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, 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 Japan: Typhoon Trami

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Japan: Typhoon Trami Typhoon Trami is currently making its way towards Japan, set to make landfall as a Category 3 in the southern islands around Saturday morning (local time) and then continue on to mainland Japan. Typhoon Trami brings heavy rain, storm surges and strong winds. The Japan […]

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Liberia

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, 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 Liberia

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 26 September 2018, 15:07 NZST Still current at: 26 September 2018 Avoid non-essential travel to Grand Gedeh and River Gee counties, on the border with Cote D’Ivoire, due to the presence of armed groups and the possibility of cross-border attacks. Exercise increased caution elsewhere […]

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Stats NZ Report: International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: August 2018

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Annual Net Migration, Asia Pacific, Economic Statistics, Economics, Holiday Makers, Holidays, Immigration Impact, International Visitor Statistics, Migration Rates, Migration Statistics, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Overseas Trips, Tourism, Tourism Statistics, Travel, Visitor Arrivals  /  Comments Off on Stats NZ Report: International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: August 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand 25 September 2018 The latest edition of International Visitor Arrivals to New Zealand: August 2018 (IVA) is now available on the Stats NZ website. IVA is a monthly report produced by Stats NZ and sponsored by Tourism New Zealand. It contains detailed tables and graphs of monthly […]

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