Ministers home to welcome Pacific Mission

Monday March 05, 2018 Written by Published in Politics

All cabinet ministers will remain in Rarotonga for the Pacific Mission visit this week.


The two-day mission, which will be led by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, will arrive in the country on Tuesday night.

Ardern’s delegation will include deputy prime minister Winston Peters and other New Zealand cabinet ministers.

Their itinerary includes meeting with Prime Minister Henry Puna for a private breakfast, as well as visiting the House of Ariki, lunching with Queen’s Representative Tom Marsters, and visiting Muri for a tourism experience.

Before she departs on Thursday afternoon, Ardern will attend the opening of the new Tereora building, visit the Opposition Office, and will also panel a discussion, also including House Speaker Niki Rattle, in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Henry Puna - Prime Minister, Attorney General, Energy, OPM, Outer Islands, Office of the Public Service Comission, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Transport, Tourism, Education, Marine Resources           
Henry Puna – Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 12 – Rarotonga

Teariki Heather - Deputy PM, Infrastructure and Planning, Cultural Development, House of Ariki, Police           

Teariki Heather - Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 12 – Rarotonga

Mark Brown  - Finance and Economic Management, Seabed Minerals and Natural Resources Internal Affairs,CI Investment Corporation FIU, Telecommunications, Financial Supervisory Commission, Superannuation, PERCA, Financial Services Development Authority

Head of State, CI Pearl Authority     

Mark Brown - Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 12 – Rarotonga

Nandi Glassie - Ministry of Health, Justice, Parlimentary Service,    

Nandi Glassie - Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 12 – Rarotonga

Kiriau Turepu  Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, BTIB

Kiriau Turepu - Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 12 – Rarotonga


Albert Nicholas - Ministry of Internal Affairs, Youth and Sport, Ombudsman, Punanga Nui 

Albert Nicholas - Monday, March 5 to Monday, March 12 – Rarotonga 

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