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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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When we see litterbugs

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, KB, KB, Litter, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Recreation, Rubbish, The Kiwi Way, Tourism, visitors  /  Comments Off on When we see litterbugs

Source: Department of Conservation New Zealanders care about our nature and looking after it is the Kiwi way. Last week stories emerged about a family of visitors to our country who wreaked havoc everywhere they went, including leaving an obscene amount of litter at an Auckland beach. 📷: Krista Curnow The saying ‘be a tidy […]

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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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October boost for accommodation – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: October 2018

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accommodation, AM-NC, DJF, Economic Statistics, Economics, Hospitality Sector, Hotel Occupancy, Hotels, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL-Submissions, New Zealand, Statistics, Tourism, Tourism Statistics  /  Comments Off on October boost for accommodation – Stats NZ Media and Information Release: Accommodation survey: October 2018

Source: MIL-OSI Submissions October boost for accommodation – 17 December 2018 Guests spent more nights in hotels, motels, and holiday parks in October, Stats NZ said today. Overall guest nights rose 3.9 percent in October 2018 compared with October 2017, helped by more nights spent in hotels, motels, and holiday parks. However, fewer nights were […]

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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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