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Back in 2006, Downies released the first one-ounce silver proof Niuean dollar of a “Deadly & Dangerous Australians Series.” It featured a highly deadly Red-back Spider (Latrodectus hasseltii). Over the next 10 years, the sale value of the coin rose twenty-fold. The original issue price, including tax, was ...
Niue's population peaked in 1966 when the island population reached 6,000. Today it's only about 1,800, with 23,000 living in New Zealand, their citizenship to this country guaranteed after they became self-ruling in 1974 . Aid to the tune of $53.7 million made it to Niue since 2015, around four per cent of ...

It comes amid continuing concerns at the quality of some domestic water with local reports that people in a number of villages are being told to boil their water. The Niue water export plan, headed by New Zealander Wayne Harris-Daw, draws on the same aquifer that supplies the island. MP Terry Coe has ...
SPREP's Environmental Monitoring and Governance Programme continued to provide policy and technical support to Niue with its final consultations on the State of Environment (SoE) Report and National Environmental Management Strategy (NEMS) from the 26-29 March 2018. Government agencies ...
... Winston Peters, announced the government is looking at ending this requirement. Sir Toke Talagi, along with other Pacific leaders, had been asking for this but on Facebook he said it would encourage young people to leave the island. He said he had written to Mr Peters withdrawing Niue's initial support.
Standing at Niue's Ana'ana Point, rough waves pound into the coral, shooting plumes of water into the air in front of me. Much of the coast stretches out around me, the northern and southern ends of the country partially visible from where I stand, perched above the blowholes in the coral. It's like I'm ...

The New Zealand government has appointed Kirk Yates as the new High Commissioner to Niue. Niue and New ... New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said New Zealand was working closely with Niue to develop its tourism infrastructure, including upgrading the Hanan airport runway. Jacinda ...
Students are competing on five main stages to perform traditional items from the Cook Islands, Māori, Niuean, Samoan and Tongan cultures and there is also a diversity stage. 24 students and five teachers from Niue have raised funds so they could attend. Niue High School leader and year 13 student, ...
The government and treasury of the island nation of Niue have issued (5th March) the first coin in a new series which features some of most beloved and well-known Disney princess characters. The first of these royal princesses depicted is remembered for her magical night at the ball when she met her ...
"We've also got featured ukeleles being auctioned by John Pule, one of our renowned artists who is now resident here on Niue," Ms Jacobsen-Christian said. "Tommy Nee, one of our musical artists, who is also renowned in the musical sector in New Zealand. "So we would like to welcome everyone to bid ...
When "the daughter of Niue" returns to her home away from home, you may as well get the whole family together. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's flying trip to the small island nation felt like it brought out most of its 1700 or so inhabitants. In a country as small as that, it must feel at times like everyone is your ...
Niue's leader says the island wants to be less dependent on financial support from New Zealand. Toke Talagi. Sir Toke Talagi Photo: RNZ/ ... Sir Toke Talagi said he knows some people were sceptical, but he only cared about achieving his goals and making Niue a prosperous place. Last month he was in ...
New Zealand's High Commissioner to Niue came aboard the Prime Minister's plane and welcomed a special visitor - his daughter, who just so happens to be Jacinda Ardern. Inside the terminal, another special welcome - a big hug from her niece and sister Louise too. They flew all the way to Niue from ...
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Prime Jacinda Ardern has made a plea to the young students of Niue to bring their skills back home after travelling. During her whirlwind day in the tiny pacific country on Tuesday (NZT), Ms Ardern was welcomed and took questions from the island's about 450 school children. Principals at the event at Niue ...
... relations with its neighbours. Today, they'll pass through Niue - where the High Commissioner also happens to be Ms Ardern's father, Ross Ardern. ... Mr Ardern has been High Commissioner to Niue since 2014 and his tenure is due to end this year before he takes on the role of Administrator of Tokelau.
New Zealand today provided a small boost for Niue's growing tourism industry, a step closer to self-sufficiency. Premier of Niue Toke Talagi says, “Our relationship with New Zealand is coming more and more in line with the investment of funds to ensure that we can develop our economy.” Both leaders say ...

Ms Ardern arrived in Niue as part of her week-long trip around the Pacific Islands today. It not usual diplomatic protocol for the Prime Minister to receive a big hug from their High Commissioner when they touch down in a country, but then again, they're not normally related. Her father, Ross Ardern, is New ...
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Niue Readiness Project has officially commenced with the launch of the Project at an Inception Workshop held at the Matavai resort in Niue on 9 February 2018. The GCF Readiness project will support Niue to work more effectively with the GCF and other partners to access ...
Mr Coe had complained to police that Mr Talagi, who is the Justice, Health and Education Minister, punched him in the face after a heated debate in parliament. Mr Talagi, who is the brother of the premier, told RNZ Pacific at the time that the incident didn't take place, that it was nothing more than a rumour.
Jacinda Ardern visited Fasi Government Primary School to see the destruction caused by cyclone Gita. Photo: Pool photo / Michael Craig / New Zealand Herald. Jacinda Ardern has completed a whirlwind trip of the Pacific Islands, stopping in Samoa, Niue, Tonga and the Cook Islands. It was her first trip as ...
People from the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau no longer have to return to New Zealand to get their superannuation. Currently they need to have lived a total of ten years in New Zealand - five of those after the age of 50. Speaking in Rarotonga, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said people can now ...
In Niue many of the teenagers leave for university overseas - particularly in New Zealand - and never come back. This is reflected in the statistics - roughly 24,000 Niueans live in New Zealand with only 1500 on the single island nation. Niue School principal Charles Ioane said the country needed to provide ...


 

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