23 May 2024

France declines another evacuation from New Caledonia

From Checkpoint, 5:29 pm on 23 May 2024

The government says it is frustrated there has been no progress in bringing New Zealanders stuck in New Caledonia home today. More than 200 are still in the Pacific Island nation after France declined our government's application for another evacuation. The stalling of getting our people out - comes as French President Emmanuel Macron flew in ... to Noumea for crisis talks. Worldwatch's Charlie Dreaver has the details.