24 May 2024

More New Zealanders evacuated from New Caledonia

9:55 am on 24 May 2024

A Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules arrives in Port Moresby, 30 November 2021.

Another 50 people are due into Auckland Friday afternoon. Photo: NZDF

A plane which will carry another 50 people home from New Caledonia has landed in Noumea.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said today's would carry 50 passengers and leave for New Zealand at about 11am.

It was due to land in Auckland Airport at around 2.30pm.

The first New Zealand evacuation flight touched down in Auckland on Tuesday, while another French-operated flight took people to Brisbane the following day, they were then flown to Auckland by the Defence Force.