Niue ready to open travel bubble with New Zealand

Niue’s quarantine free travel bubble with Aotearoa and the resumption of weekly passenger flights starts on June 27. Niue is one of very few countries that has had no community transmission of Covid-19. But nine cases were detected at the border, the Office of...

World Bank plan to improve Marshall Islands’ urban areas

The World Bank has approved a new project to strengthen the climate resilience, safety, and livability of urban areas of the Marshall Islands. The $US30 million Urban Resilience Project includes support for more climate resilient public facilities and urban spaces,...

Samoa to reopen borders from August

Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa announced on Monday major changes to Samoa’s State of Emergency orders. Fiame said Samoa’s high vaccination rate was critical in Cabinet’s decision on when to open the borders. She said the State of Emergency...

ADB Infrastructure Webinar

The New Zealand Pacific Business Council, in conjunction with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, hosted the ADB Transport infrastructure webinar with ADB Director of Transport and Communications, Dong-Kyu Lee. This webinar, held on Wednesday 3rd November, was the final...

ADB Water Webinar Summary

The New Zealand Pacific Business Council, in conjunction with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, hosted the ADB Water Webinar with Principal Urban Development Specialist, Steve Blaik. This webinar, held on Wednesday 20th October, was the second of three in our ADB...