30 Mar 2017

Papuan students thriving in NZ

From , 6:03 am on 30 March 2017

The government of Papua Province in Indonesia says the students it has sent to New Zealand for various forms of study are thriving.

The Papua Governor's EA, Dina Ayonda

The Papua Governor's EA, Dina Ayonda Photo: linkedin

The executive assistant for Papua's Governor Lukas Enembe says the programme has helped the students to significantly grow their skills and experience base.

Dina Ayonda is currently in New Zealand to observe the students' progress, with a small team researching a new documentary about the students' overseas training experience.

She told Johnny Blades there are approximately 80 Papuan students in New Zealand cities of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson and Palmerston North.