30 Jan 2018

NZ gift to Nauru to mark 50 years

5:05 pm on 30 January 2018

The New Zealand Government is giving Nauru's Intergenerational Trust Fund $US1.46 million dollars to mark the island's 50th anniversary of independence.

National flag of Nauru.

National flag of Nauru. Photo: luzitanija/123RF

Foreign Minister Winston Peters said the contribution recognises New Zealand's shared history and ongoing connection with the people of Nauru.

Pacific Peoples Minister, Aupito William Sio, is representing New Zealand at the celebrations.