December 2011 Development stories

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Cyclone Shelter upgrades contribute to a more secure Manihiki

The New Zealand Aid Programme provided just over $1 million of funding to upgrade the Tukao and Tauhunu cyclone shelters in Manihiki in the northern Cook Islands.

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Business Mentoring Programme expands in Pacific

About to enter its third year, the successful Pacific Business Mentoring Programme (PBMP) is now well established across 270 client businesses in six countries, and is set to expand further.

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Ground-breaking ceremony for Solomon Islands airfield redevelopment

On 6 December New Zealand's High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Mark Ramsden participated in a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the redevelopment of Munda airfield in the country's Western Province. New Zealand is collaborating on the project with the Solomon Islands Government.

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ACE team wins Young Enterprise award for energy initiative

A team from St Thomas of Canterbury College has taken out the inaugural New Zealand Aid Programme award in the 2011 Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme.

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