July - August 2011 Development stories

Renewable energy in the Pacific

Energy underpins the full spectrum of socio-economic development.  New Zealand sees access to clean, reliable, and affordable energy as essential for sustainable economic development in the Pacific.

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New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Many past and current Pacific leaders studied in New Zealand and went on to make their mark in the region and the world. The New Zealand Aid Programme scholarships scheme gives the next generation of Pacific leaders even more opportunities to follow in their footsteps.

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Sustainable water solutions in Fiji

An innovative wastewater treatment project in Fiji is improving health, protecting the environment, and delivering income opportunities. It demonstrates the success of partnering specialist skills with active community participation.

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Managing urban development in Kiribati

New Zealand is working in partnership with other donors to address the urgent needs of urban communities in Kiribati, where a combination of social and environmental challenges have made increasingly extreme demands on the existing infrastructure.

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New water supply for South Tarawa

The Rainwater Harvesting Project aims to provide better access to safe drinking water through the installation of rainwater capture and storage systems on large public buildings.

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