Official Duty Travel by Heads of Public Service Departments

All Official Duty Travel taken by Leaders of the Public Service.

July 2017 to June 2018

Month# of DaysHead of MinistryGovernment AgencyMeeting AttendedFunding (NZ$)Destination(s)
July 20175Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs and Immigration47th Meeting of the CRGA & 10th Conference of The Pacific CommunityNew Caledonia
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportCivil Aviation ForumDonor-Civil Aviation Authority Singapore/CIsGovt $1442Singapore
5Ms Bredina DrolletOffice Prime MinisterGCF Structured Dialogue with the PacificDonor-UN Climate ChangeMorocco
August4Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry Cultural DevelopmentPCC and BYU Management for CIs future representation at PCC and BYUCIsGovt $3579Hawaii
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs and ImmigrationForum Officials & Forum Foreign Minister's MeetingFiji
6Mr Ngametua PokinoMinistry Infrastructure Cook IslandsPWWA MeetingTonga/Samoa
1Mr Paul AllsworthMinistry Internal AffairsIndigenous Conference for Aronga ManaNew Zealand
7Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesDraft Bridging for CMM for South Pacific AlbacoreDonor WCPFCHawaii
September7Mr Matairangi PureaMinistry AgricultureFAO Meeting on Agricultural Biotechnologies in Sustainable Food Systems and Nutrition in Asia PacificDonor FAOMalaysia
5Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationHigh Level Ministerial Meeting on Early Childhood EducationDonor UNICEFFiji
10Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementAnnual Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance Workshop, 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders MeetingCIsGovt $5460Samoa
5Mr Paul AllsworthMinistry Internal Affairs2017 Conference on Moving Forward with SDGs for Early ChildhoodDonor UNICEF/World Bank GroupFiji
3Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesMeeting with Chinese InvestorsDonorAuckland
7Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine Resources4th Guangdong 21st Century Maritime Silkroad Int ExpoDonor CCPIT/GDPAFFCChina
7Ms Bredina DrolletOffice Prime MinisterCOP23 Informal Heads of Delegations of the Parties to the UNFCCC MeetingDonor UN Climate ChangeMorocco
October5Mr Paul AllsworthMinistry Internal Affairs13th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 6th Meeting of the Pacific MinistersDonor SPCFiji
4Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic Management5th Annual i3Global Investment Strategy Forum 2017CINSF (Tina to confirmed back)Singapore
5Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationPHES-Pacific Heads of Education Systems Small Working GroupDonor - Grace to confirm donor nameFiji
7Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health68th Session of the WHO Regional Meeting for Western Pacific CIs Govt $6628Australia
5Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesAccompany Prime Minister for the Arctic Circle Forumcheck travel docIceland
4Mrs Daphne RingiOffice Public Service
Commissioner
Singapore
6Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry Cultural DevelopmentAsia Pacific Regional Meeting for Heads of Copyright OfficiesDonor (WIPO) World Intellectual Property OrganisationJapan
11Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationGeneral Conference of UNESCODonor UNESCOParis
5Ms Bredina DrolletOffice Prime MinisterMinisterial for the 23rd Conference of Parties of the UNFCC PreCOP23check travel doc for fundingFiji
2Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthWHO Executive Leadership Meetingcheck travel doc for fundingGeneva
2Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesMOC & FFC14 meetingcheck with uirangi
NOVEMBER8Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance Economic DevelopmentLevel 1 Project, 2nd Asia Forum,
Underwrite discussion with Air NZ Talk
Donor ADB
CIsGovt $1325
Phillipines/Auckland
6Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry Cultural Development4th ACP Senior Officials and Ministers of Culture MeetingDonor (ACP-EU) Africa Caribbean and Pacific Group State-European UnionBrussells
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationUNESCO General Conference & Executive Board Electionscheck with davina for fundingParis
3Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesCourse on International Law of the SeaDonor (SCP)Singapore
10Ms Bredina DrolletOffice Prime MinisterMinisterial Meeting for the 23rd Conference of Parties of the UNFCC PreCOP23check with OPMFiji
10Ms Gail TownsendMinistry Educationduty travelcheck with MoEParis
5Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthWHO Executive Leadership Meetingcheck travel docGeneva
5Mr Paul AllsworthMinistry Internal AffairsPacific Labour Annual Mobility MeetingDonor PLMAM (Pacific Labour Mobility Annual MeetingAustralia
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationUNFCCC COP23check with davinaGermany
6Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportCivil Aviation Meeting CIsGovt $3291Singapore
4Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPASO Council Meeting Funding included aboveSamoa
5Mr Ngametua PokinoInfrastucture Cook IslandsPWWA Strategic Planning 5-10years Donor PWWAAustralia
December7Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesWestern and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission WCPFC14 MeetingDonor WCPFCPhillipines
Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CultureTravel with Minister M Brown and CINAT TeamChina

July 2016 to June 2017

Month# of DaysHead of MinistryGovernment AgencyMeeting AttendedFunding (NZ$)Destination(s)
July4Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance & Economic Management2nd Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (PCRAFI)-Technical Working Group MeetingDonor-PIFSFiji
2Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthRNZCGP ConferenceCIsGovt $2266New Zealand
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPacific Civil Aviation Ministers MeetingCIsGovt $2798/Donor FJ GovtFiji
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportSpecial Dialogue with Chief Executive of Civil Aviation of the Pacific Island StatesDonor-CAASSingapore
1Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterGreen Climate Fund Regional MeetiGngDonor-GCFFiji
2Mr Russell ThomasPublic Service Commissioner13th Pacific PS Commissioner's ConferenceDonor-PICPAPalau
August5Mr Russell ThomasPublic Service Commissioner13th Pacific PS Commissioner's ConferenceDonor-PICPAPalau
5Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterGreen Climate Fund Regional MeetingDonor-GCFFiji
4Mr Ngametua PokinoInfrastructure Cook IslandsPWWA ConferenceDonor-PWWA $1759/CIsGovt $638Tonga
5Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthRNZCGP ConferenceCIsGovt $2266New Zealand
5Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthPacific Medical Association (PMA) 20 Year Celebration ConferenceDonor-PMANew Zealand
8Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationFOC-Pre Forum Session/Forum Foreign Ministers MeetingDonor/CIsGovt $1130Fiji/New Zealand
5Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationUNESCO 14th Session of Regional Committee on Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education in Asia and the PacificDonor-UNESCOAustralia
September5Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry Cultural DevelopmentCultural and Health Partnership Visit with the Guangdong Province LeadersDonor-Govt China/CIsGovt $850China
5Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationAnnual Recruitment & PLNA Steering Group MeetingDonor-SPCFiji
5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementFirst Meeting of Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment an Financing Initiative (PCRAFI) MDTF Steering GroupDonor-World BankGermany
7Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs & Immigration47th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders MeetingDonor-PIFSFederated States of Micronesia
18Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportICAO & IMO MeetingCIsGovt $10235Canada/London
5Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterOur Oceans ConferencePartially Funded Oceans 5Washington DC
5Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterSubmarine Cable Meeting
CIsGovt $2300New Zealand
6Mrs Daphne RingiOffice Public Service CommissionerBrunei Darussalam and Commonwealth Third Country Training Programme (BDTCTP) 2016Donor-Govt Brunei DarussalamBrunei
October5Mrs Daphne RingiOffice Public Service CommissionerAttending the CIs Graduates Dinner Kia Rangatira Celebration of ExcellenceCIs Govt $2709New Zealand
Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportIMO MeetingAs per travel SeptLondon
5Mr Ngametua PokinoInfrastructure Cook IslandsGEF Inception 1st Regional Workshop (PRR) Ridge to ReefDonor-SPCFiji
7Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health67th WHO Regional Committee MeetingCIsGovt $7697Phillipines
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs and Immigration47th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders MeetingDonor-PIFSFederate States of Micronesia
6Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance Economic ManagementPCRAFI Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Council Of Members MeetingDonor-World BankWashington DC
1Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationPHES/USP Council MeetingDonor-CIs Govt $560Fiji
12Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry Cultural DevelopmentInternational Federation of Arts Council and Culture 7th World Summit/Study Visit to Copyright Management OrganisationDonor-IFACCA Organisation/World Intellectual Property OrganisationMalta/Japan
November4 Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationPHES/USP Council MeetingDonor-CIsFiji
4Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic Management2nd Regional Steering Committee for the Pacific (RSCP)Donor-PIFSFiji
5Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthPacific Health Symposium/Meeting with Key Partners Canterbury District Health BoardDonor-Otago University/CIs Govt $864New Zealand
5Mr Ngametua PokinoInfrastructure Cook IslandsPacific Water & Wastewater Association ConferenceDonor-AWPFiji
6Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesChina-CIs WCPFC DialogueDonor-Zhubai Municipal Govt of ChinaChina
9Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPacific Airspace Review Meeting/2016 PASO General Council MeetingDonor-PASO/CIs Govt $2474New Zealand/Australia
December7Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesThirteenth Regular Session of the Commission WCPFC13Donor-WCPFCFiji
Jan 20178Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesFifth SRFMO Commission MeetingDonor-SPFFMOAustralia
February7Mr Tingika ElikanaMinistry JusticeWorkshop Online Companies RegistryAustralia
3Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesTaniwha Dragon Economic SummitDonorNew Zealand
March4Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationPILNA Meeting & Regional Education FrameworkDonor-PILNAFiji
3Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementRegional Consultation
Workshop on ADB's Climate Change Strategic Framework 2017-2030
Donor-PFTAC,ADB,World Bank,PIFSPhillipines
5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementPFTAC Steering Committee MeetingDonor-PFTAC/ADB World Bank, IMF,PIFSSolomon Islands
3Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementPCRFI Meeting, FEMM and IMF High Level DialogueDonor-World Bank,IMF,PIFS, CIs Govt $2127Fiji
6Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs and ImmigrationAustralia National University Women and National Security ConferenceCIs Govt $5,529Australia
6Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsMinisters of Social Development for the Asia-Pacific
Regional Seniors Official Meeting
Donor-Govt Malaysia/CIs Govt $279Malaysia
10Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine Resources FFA Ministerial MeetingDonor-FFASolomon Island
8Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPASO MeetingCIs Govt $2594Vanuatu
April6Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesEffectively Managed Coastal Fisheries Areas in The Polynesian RegionDonor-EU,SPCTahiti
4Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry Cultural DevelopmentWIPO ConferenceKorea
5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementPCRAFI meeting, FEMM and IMF High Level Dialogue meetingDonor-World Bank/IMF,PIFS,CIs Govt $2127Fiji
5Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthThe Pacific Community 5th Heads of Health MeetingDonor-SPC,DFAT,CIs Govt $381Fiji
6Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesEffectively Managed Coastal Fisheries Areas in The Polynesian RegionDonor-EU, SPCTahiti
May7Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementADB Annual MeetingCIs Govt $5228Japan
13Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health70th World Health Assembly (WHA) MeetingCIs Govt $10,529.41Switzerland
5Mr Paul AllsworthMinistry Internal AffairsBenefits to Pacific Islands Nations of National Mechanisms for Human Rights Implementation/Reporting and the Two Covenants, ICCPR and ICESCRDonor-OHCHRFiji
5Mr Russell Thomas Office of The Public Service Commissioner2017 Pacific Public Service Commissioner's ConferenceDonor-PIFSPapua New Guinea
4Mrs Daphne RingiOffice of The Public Service CommissionerRegional Workshop Strengthening the Role of Central Agencies Supporting Mainstreaming Gender Across Governments Policies, Programmes and ServicesDonor-SPCFiji
4Mr Paul AllsworthMinistry Internal AffairsRegional Workshop Strengthening the Role of Central Agencies Supporting Mainstreaming Gender Across Governments Policies, Programmes and ServicesDonor-SPCFiji
June4Ms Bredina DrolletOffice Prime MinisterPacific Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue on the 2030 Agenda SAMOA, Pathway and Framework for Pacific RegionalismCIs Govt $2837Fiji
4Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementEvaluation Training Program for Government Officials and Learning Event:Caught in a TrapADBThailand

July 2015 to June 2016

Month# of DaysHead of MinistryGovernment AgencyMeeting AttendedFunding (NZ$)Destination(s)
July
5Ministry Marine ResourcesMr Ben PoniaPacific ACP Trade and Fisheries Ministers meetingDonor – Pacific Islands Forum SecretariatFiji
3Ministry HealthMrs Elizabeth IroWHO Commission on ending Childhood ObesityDonor-SPCNew Zealand
August
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportWorld Civil Aviation Chief Executive ForumDonor-Singapore Cooperation Programme/CI Govt $600Singapore
5Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterAccompany PM’s Official visit to NZ for 50th Anniversary of Self Government Free Association with NZCIGovt $1552New Zealand
2Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementMeeting between Finance Minister and Governor of the NZ Reserve BankNew Zealand
September
8Mr Vaine MokoroaInfrastructure Cook Islands8th Pacific Water Conference & Expo 2015Donor-PWWA/ADBPapua New Guinea
5Mrs Daphne RingiOffice Public Service CommissionerXIIth Pacific Public Service Commissioner's ConferenceCIGovt $2896Niue
6Mr Russell Thomas Office Public Service CommissionerXIIth Pacific Public Service Commissioner's ConferenceDonor-PICPA Niue
6Mr Sonny WilliamsMinistry Cultural DevelopmentCompletion of DVD production TMN 15CIGovt $2075New Zealand
2Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationRecruitmentCIGovt $3288New Zealand
October
7Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance and Economic Management2015 Annual Meetings of Boards of Governors of the World Bank GroupCIGovt $4713Peru
8Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health66th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western PacificCIGovt $10078Guam
15Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesFFC Ministerial Committee Special Session Meeting/Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between CIs and EUDonor FundingFiji/Brussels
2Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CultureMeeting with 2015 50th Anniversary DVD and NZ CIs Community- AucklandCIGovt $1941New Zealand
12Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterSupporting PM at the Nansen Initiative Global Consultation & Working Group on Durban Platform for Enhanced Action Part IIDonor FundingGeneva/Germany
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign AffairsPSigning of the Koreromotu/Covenant Agreement between CIs and Te KiingitangaCIGovt $1941New Zealand
4Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CultureCook Island Development Agency NZ (CIDANZ) EventCIGovt $2264New Zealand
6Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationPHES and UNESCO MeetingDonor FundingVanuatu
November
10Ms Gail TownsendMinistry Education38th Session of UNESCO General ConferenceDonor UNESCOFrance
5Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsILO Technical Consultation for Government Officials Concerning Working Conditions on Fishing VesselsDonor ILOSolomon Islands
8Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign AffairsProgress matters related to staffing both Consulate and the High Commission/Te Mato Vai Governance Group meeting involving CIs Govt, New Zealand, and ChinaCIGovt $1646New Zealand
3Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementTe Mato Vai Governance Group MeetingCIGovt $1594New Zealand
4Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementFinal Stage 2 Evaluation Meeting/Governance Group Meeting TMVCIGovt $1594New Zealand
12Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesWCPFC Twelfth Regular SessionDonor WCPFC SecretariatIndonesia
15Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterAttending the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCCDonor UNFCCCFrance
11Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CultureUNESCO Pacific World Heritage Convention/WIPO Intellectual Property MeetingDonor UNESCO/CIs Govt $690Fiji/Samoa
2Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPacific Airspace ReviewDonor Airways/CIs Govt $636New Zealand
December
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportICAO On line Reporting Training WorkshopDonor PASO/CIs Govt $1304New Zealand
2016
January10Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine Resources4th meeting of the CommissionDonor Forum SecretariatChile
5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementPacific International Connectivity meetingmeetingDonor Pacific International Connectivity/CIs Govt $1060.00New Zealand
February5Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CultureIFACCA Member Summit meetingDonor IFACCA/CIs Govt $300 Australia
5Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterPacific International Connectivity Project meetingCIGovt $1014New Zealand
7Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportSingapore Airshow and Aviation Leadership Summit 2016Donor SAS/IATA/CIs Govt $1998Singapore
5Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CultureSub-Regional Workshop on Copyright and Related Rights in the South Pacific for Decision MakersDonor WIPO/APRA/ACA Govt of JapanAustralia
Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthHighLevel Meeting PACER Plus, Meeting with Honorary Consul CIs in Australia, High Commission Staff Wellington and Consulate StaffCIGovt $3320Australia/New Zealand
March9Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs and ImmigrationHigh Level Meeting Pacer Plus, Meeting with Honorary Consul in Australia, High Commission Staff Wellington, and Consulate Staff CIGovt $3320Australia/New Zealand
5Mr Matairangi PureaMinistry Agriculture33rd FAO Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Food SecurityDonor FAOMalaysia
5Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationEducational Quality and Assessment Programme for Pacific CommunityDonor PBEQFiji
4Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesPIPS Working Group MeetingDonor PDFAustralia
April5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic DevelopmentADB's New Corporate Strategy and Pacific ApproachDonor ADBAustralia
3Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic Management

Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative Working Group MeetingDonor PIFSFiji
6Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesFisheries Ministerial VisitDonor FFANew Zealand
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry Marine ResourcesPASO Annual General meetingCIGovt $4781New Zealand/Australia
6Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthStakeholder Reference Group (SRG) meetingDonor SSCSipFiji
5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementLeading and Managing Change in the Public SectorDonor SCP/CIs Govt $2122Singapore
4Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesUS Treaty MeetingDonor FFAFiji
5Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsLeading and Managing Change in the Public SectorDonor Singapore Govt/CIGovt $4212Singapore
5Mr Tingika ElikanaMinistry Justice Family BillNew Zealand
May5Mr Garth HendersonMinistry FinanceThe 49th ADB Annual Meeting of The BoardCIGovt $5927Germany
5Mr Ngametua CollegeMinistry Infrastructure Cook IslandsOZ Water 16 PWWA ConferenceDonor PWWAAustralia
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationTransformation Leadership ProgramSingapore
14Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CulturePCC Meeting/Regional Ministers of Culture MeetingCIGovt $7410Hawaii
20Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsConvocation of the 105th Session of the ILO Conference CIGovt $5994Switzerland
6Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterWorld Humanitarian Summit Donor Govt of TurkeyTurkey
6Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health69th WHO Assembly CIGovt $8000Switzerland
11Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign AffairsAccompanying PM to 8th Summit of ACP Heads of State & Government MeetingDonor/CIGovt $4853Papua New Guinea
June2Mr Anthony TuruaMinistry CulturePCC Meeting/Regional Ministers of Culture MeetingCIGovt $7410Hawaii
6Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesUS Treaty Meeting-Nomination for SPIP27 & RS18Donor FFANew Zealand
5Ms Tepaeru HerrmannMinistry Foreign AffairsAccompanying PM to Special Smaller Island States Meeting/PLG Leader MeetingPacific Islands Forum SecretariatPalau/French Polynesia
9Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationThird Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCODonor UNESCOShanghai
4Ms Gail TownsendMinistry EducationPacific Heads Of Education System Small Working Group MeetingDonor PHESFiji

July 2014 to June 2015

       
Month# of DaysHead of MinistryGovernment AgencyMeeting AttendedFunding (NZ$)Destination(s)
July6Mr Matairangi PureaMinistry AgricultureCodex Alimentarians meetingDonor-FAO/WHOGeneva
9Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance & Economic ManagementFinance & Economic Management Ministerial Meeting 2014Donor-PIFs & PFTACSolomon Islands
3Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance & Economic ManagementPFTAC Steering Committee meetingDonor-PFTACFiji
5Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsForum Disability Officials MeetingDonor-Forum Secretariat $6,270Fiji
9Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesFFC 10th Annual Ministerial meeting/US Treaty Negotiation meetingDonor-FFCTokelau/New Zealand
5Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationPacific Islands Leaders ForumDonor-PIFSPalau
4Mr Vaine MokoroaInfrastructure Cook IslandsPACC Multi-Partitie Review meetingDonor - PACCFiji
5Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUSP Executive SPBEA meetingDonor - SPBEAFiji
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPASO - Pacific Aviation Safety Office meetingCIGovt - $2,342Auckland
August5Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesPacific Bech-Der-Mer Future of Coastal Fisheries meetingDonor – NZGovt-PPFFiji
10Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationLeaders in Education Course ProgrammePartially SOP- Donor $4,354Singapore
10Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationSIDs meetingDonor - UNSamoa
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportCivil Aviation Chief Executive meetingDonor -Singapore Govt/CIGovt $1,057Singapore
9Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterSIDs meetingDonor-UNSamoa
5Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthPMA/PFL conferenceDonor – PMA/PFLNew Zealand
10Mr Vaine MokoroaInfrastructure Cook IslandsSIDs meetingDonor - PACCSamoa
September5Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsADB Designing Social Protection Interventions for Developing CountriesDonor/ADBPhillipines
6Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationVaka Pasifiki ConferenceDonor/NZ AIDTonga
October10Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUSP Executive Meeting/Recruitment for 2015 AucklandDonor/USP-NZ AIDFiji/New Zealand
5Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsThird Forum Disability Ministers MeetingDonor/Forum SecretariatFSM
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry Transport5th Special Dialogue with Directors-General of Civil Aviation of Pacific StatesDonor/CAASSingapore
7Mr Sonny WilliamsMinistry Cultural DevelopmentAsia Pacific Regional Workshop on Copyright and Related Rights for Heads of Copyright OfficesDonor/WIPOJapan
5Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs & Immigration47th Session of the (GEF) Council of the Global Environment FacilityDonor/GEF $4619.00Washington DC
5Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUSP Council MeetingDonor/NZAIDFiji
November3Mr Sonny WilliamsMinistry CultureAkirata Ou Festival 2014CI Govt-$1863.00New Zealand
5Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesForty-Second Special Meeting of The Parties To Nauru AgreementDonor – FFA-PDFTuvalu
12Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesWCPFC11 Annual MeetingDonor/WCPFCSamoa
4Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance and Economic ManagementConference on Payment System(BCI), Te Mato Vai Governance Group MeetingDonor/PFTAC/PIFSNew Zealand
10Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime MinisterAccompany PM Meeting with Indian PM and China's PresidentDonorFiji/Korea
5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPacific Islands Upper Airspace Review MeetingDonor-PIUANew Zealand
6Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs and ImmigrationBilateral Meetings between PM and Prime Minister of India, President of China and Polynesian LeadersDonor - $2,266/CIGovt $1,485Fiji
December10Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthSPC Selection Panel Meeting/MOU Meetings with CMDHADHBDonor - SPCNoumea/New Zealand
January 20155Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUNESCO MeetingDonor-UNESCO/NZAIDNew Zealand
$1,679
5Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesThird Meeting of the SPRFMO CommissionDonor - SPRFMONew Zealand
5Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs and ImmigrationBilateral Meetings between PM and Polynesian Leaders, Air NZ, French and Czech AmbassadorsCIGovt $2,206New Zealand
9Mr Ned HowardMinistry Transport(1)    International Shipping consultation with Matson Ltd. (2) Civil Aviation consultation with ICAO Audit representativeCIGovt $4,760New Zealand
February2Mr Vaine MokoroaInfrastructure Cook IslandsPacific Water and Waste Association Executive Board MeetingDonor –PWWA/CIGovtNew Zealand
$931
8Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthRegional Meetings - 6th Strengthening Clinical Services meeting in the Pacific/Third Heads of Health meetingDonor – Regional Partners/SSCSiPSFiji
8Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationSPBEQ/USP Council MeetingDonor-SPBEO/USPNZ/Fiji
5Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsNZ Social Services Select Committee Hearing on Social Assistance (Portability to C Is, Niue and Tokelau) BillCIGovt $2159New Zealand
March4Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance & Economic ManagementRoyal Australian MintDonor-CIs Govt $1900Australia
9Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice of The Prime MinisterThird World Conference on Disaster Risk ManagementDonor-UNIDSRJapan
4Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPASO Annual General Council MeetingCIsGovt $3245Fiji
5Mr Vaine MokoroaInfrastructure Cook IslandsNegotiate shipping arrangements TMN15, F/up Stage Cover and Sound System BCI Dome Stage, Visit Waste Recycling CenterCIs Govt $1977New Zealand/Tahiti
April10Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health11th Pacific Health Minister’s MeetingDonor-WHOFiji
8Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUSP Executive Committee of Council meetingDonor-NZ AidFiji
4Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportICAO Global Aviation Dialogue (GLADs)Donor-GLADs/CIsGovt $830Singapore
5Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance & Economic ManagementAsia-Pacific High-Level Consultation on Financing for DevelopmentDonor-ESCAPIndonesia
May6Mr Matairangi PureaMinistry AgricultureEleventh Meeting of The FAO West Pacific Ministers for AgricultureCIs Govt $3020Papua New Guinea
10Mrs Daphne RingiOffice of the Public Service CommissionerFourth Commonwealth Pacific Forum of Central Agencies/Innovation and Change Management in the Public SectorCommonwealth Secretariat/Singapore Cooperation ProgrammeSamoa/Singapore
10Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health68th WHO Assembly of the WHO and Courtesy meetings with Health agencies in NZCI Govt $9271Geneva/NZ
5Ms Bredina DrolletMinsitry Internal AffairsUNICEF Violence Against ChildrenUNICEFFiji
9Mrs Elizabeth KotekaOffice Prime Minister7th Isalnd Leaders Meeting with Japan (PALM7)/71st Commission Session of the UNESCAPDonor - UNESCAPJapan/Thailand
June4Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportEarly PASO Council MeetingPartially CI Govt-$1904New Zealand
5Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs48th Session of the GEF CouncilDonor - GEF/CI Govt $125USUSA
5Mr Sonny WilliamsMinistry CultureDiscussions with suppliers of technical equipment for TMN15CI Govt $3067New Zealand
5Mr Russell ThomasPublic Service CommissionerPacific Islands Centre of Public Administration SymposiumDonor - PICPAFiji

July 2013 to June 2014

Travel Date# of DaysHead of MinistryGovernment AgencyMeeting AttendedFunding (NZ$)Destination(s)
30/6/13 to 6/07/137Mr Ben PONIAMinistry of MARINE RESOURCESAnnual Ministerial Forum Fisheries Committee MeetingFully FundedHoniara, SOLOMON ISLANDS
6/07/13 to 13/07/138Mr Vaine Makiroa MOKOROAMinistry of PLANNING AND INFRASTRUCTUREPacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change AdaptionFully Funded -SOPAC (Accompanying Official -Keu Mataroa Manager Regional Programs & Disaster Risk Management CoordinationFIJI
8/07/13 to 12/07/135Mrs Elizabeth Wright-KOTEKAOFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTERPacific Region Preparatory Meeting for Third International Conference on Small Islands Developing StatesFully Funded -UNESCAPNadi, FIJI
22/07/13 to 26/07/135Mr Matairangi PUREAMinistry of AGRICULTURERegional workshop on Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Forestry and Fisheries in the Context of Food Security for Pacific IslandsFully Funded - SPCNadi, FIJI
27/07/13 to 2/08/137Mrs Sharyn PAIOMinistry of EDUCATIONExecutive Committee Concil MeetingFully FundedSuva, FIJI
22/07/13 to 26/07/135Mr Ned HOWARDMinistry of TRANSPORTStrengthening Inter-island Shipping and Logistics in the Pacific Islands MeetingSuva, FIJI
Aug-13
2/08/13 to 10/08/139Mr Russell THOMASOffice of The PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONERPSC Commissioners ForumFully FundedTONGA
3/08/13 to 9/08/137Mrs Myra PATAIMinistry of FOREIGN AFFAIRS & IMMIGRATIONSpecial PPAC Mtng, SIS Mtng & FOC Pre-Forum MtngPartially funded - Ministry Accom 346.99, Other Exp 607.24Nadi, FIJI
11/08/13 to 13/08/133Mrs Myra PATAIMinistry of FOREIGN AFFAIRS & IMMIGRATIONAccompany PM to Wellington -C. Is. Constitution Day and Bilaterals Meetings 11 - 13th Aug, 2013Partially funded - Ministry Airfare 618.03, Accom 1050, Other Exp 497.66 - total 2165.69Wellington, NEW ZEALAND
12/08/13 to 17/08/136Mr Ned HOWARDMinistry of TRANSPORTPacific Director of Civil Aviation Security ForumFully FundedSuva, FIJI
10/08/13 to 17/08/138Mr Vaine Makiroa MOKOROAMinistry of INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNING4th Multiparties Review (MPR) Meeting & Project Board MeetingNot statedFIJI
11/08/13 to 14/08/134Mrs Sharyn PAIOMinistry of EDUCATIONTertiary Institute MeetingFully FundedNapier, NEW ZEALAND
23/08/13 to 30/08/138Mrs Elizabeth Wright-KOTEKAOffice of the PRIME MINISTERSIDS Conference Preparatory meetingFully fundedBARBADOS
25/08/13 to 01/09/137Mr Ben PONIAMinistry of MARINE RESOURCESWorking Group on Tropical TunaFully fundedTokyo, JAPAN
27/08/13 to 9/09/1313Mrs Myra PATAIMinistry of FOREIGN AFFAIRS & IMMIGRATIONAccompany PM to PLG & Pacific Islands Forum MtngPartially funded - Ministry $4982.79Auckland and Republic of Marshall Island
Sep-13
10/09/13 to 13/09/134Mr Ned HOWARDMinistry of TRANSPORTInternational Shipping ConsultationMinistry Funded $2021.88Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
12/09/13 to 13/09/131Mr Richard NEVESMinisty of FINANCE & ECONOMIC MANAGEMENTTe Mato Vai Project Governance GroupDonor FundedWellington, NEW ZEALAND
23/09/13 to 29/09/137Mr Russell THOMASOffice of The Public Service CommissionerX1 PS Commissioner's ConferenceDonor FundedWESTERN SAMOA
21/09/13 to 28/09/138Mrs Daphne RINGIOffice of The Public Service CommissionerX1 PS Commissioner's ConferenceDonor FundedWestern SAMOA
28/09/13 to 4/10/137Mrs Sharyn PAIOMinistry of EDUCATIONAnnual Recruiting Staff 2014Donor FundedAuckland
Oct-13
6/10/13 to 14/10/139Mr Vaine Makiroa MOKOROAMinistry of INFRASTRUCTURE AND PLANNINGTe Mato Vai Technical Specification Quartely CheckDonor FundedCHINA
21/10/13 to 27/10/137Mrs Sharyn PAIOMinistry of EDUCATION20th Consultation Meeting of Pacific Heads of EducationDonor FundedTONGA
8/10/13 to 20/10/1313Mr Ben PONIAMinistry MARINE RESOURCES(1) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Related Meetings. (2) Inaugural meeting of the Parties of the Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries AgreementDonor FundedBrussels- BELGIUM, Melbourne
14/10/13 to 23/10/1310Mrs Myra PATAIMinistry of FOREIGN AFFAIRS & IMMIGRATIONAttend Pacific . Conference for ACP members & Opening of C Is Consulate OfficePartially fundedSamoa, Auckland
19/10/13 to 23/10/135Mr Ned HOWARDMinistry of TRANSPORT2nd International Shipping ConsultationMinistry fundedAuckland
22/10/13 to 28/10/137Mrs Elizabeth Wright-KOTEKAOffice of THE PRIME MINISTERAccompany the Prime Minister to the PALM Ministerial MeetingGovt of Japan will cover Airfares and accommodation, OPM will cover transit and incidental costTokyo, Japan
Nov-13
02/11/13 to 09/11/1310Mr Terry RANGIBusiness Trade Investment BoardThe Seventh Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment NegotiatorsExternal Agency -Government of Indonesia, the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the South CentreJakarta, INDONESIA
02/11/13 to 15/11/1314Mrs Elizabeth IROMinistry of HEALTHTechnical Meeting Monitoring Alliance for NCD Action (MANA) with NZ Rural Hospital doctorsDonor FundedAuckland, NEW ZEALAND
03/11/13 to 11/11/139Mrs Elizabeth Wright-KOTEKAOffice of the PRIME MINISTERAccompany PM to Second China P Is Countries Economic Development & Cooperation Forum 7-11 NovNot statedGuangzhou, CHINA
09/11/13 to 15/11/137Mr Richard NEVESMinistry of FINANCE & ECONOMIC MANAGEMENTSamoa Peer ReviewFully funded -Pacific Island Forum SecretariatApia, WESTERN SAMOA
17/11/13 to 29/11/1313Mrs Daphne RINGIOffice of the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONERCapacity Building Program for Executing and Implementing Agencies on Successful Project DesignFully FundedManila, PHILLIPINES
18/11/13 to 23/11/136Mr Richard NEVESMinistry of FINANCE & ECONOMIC MANAGEMENTInternational Monetary Fund (IMF)/Government of Vanuatu Pacific Islands ConferenceFully FundedPort Villa, VANUATU
24/11/13 to 29/11/136Mr Vaine Makiroa MOKODROAINFRASTRUCTURE and PLANNINGGlobal Water Operators Partnerships AllianceTransit $1,398.70Barcelona, SPAIN
25/11/13 to 29/11/135Mr Ned HOWARDMinistry of TRANSPORTPacific Airspace Review MeetingAirfare, Accomodation Donor Funded, Other expenses $688 Ministry fundingNEW ZEALAND
28/11/13 to 7/12/1310Mr Ben PONIAMinistry of MARINE RESOURCES10th Regular Session of the CommissionFully FundedCairns, AUSTRALIA
29/11/13 to 5/12/137Mrs Elizabeth IROMinistry of HEALTH1st International Diabetes Foundation (IDF) Global Forum of Parliamentary Champions of DiabetesFully FundedMelbourne, AUSTRALIA
Dec-13
7/12/13 to 13/12/137Mr Ned HOWARDMinistry of TRANSPORTInternational Shipping ConsultationMinistry Funded -Airfare $895.88, Accommodation $420.00, Other expenses $1,032.00; Total $2,347.88NEW ZEALAND
2014
MonthDaysHead of MinistryGovernment AgencyMeeting AttendedFundingCountry
January10Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine Resources2nd meeting South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management OrganisationDonorManta, Ecuador
February5Mr Vaine Makiroa MokoroaInfrastructure C IsPWA (Pacific Water & Wastes Executive Board meetingCIGovt-$2KNew Zealand
13Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportSingapore Aviation Leadership SummitCIGovt-$2k-Donor-CAAS/IATASingapore
7Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUSP Executive Committee Council meetingDonor-PIFsFiji
9Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs & Immigration2014 First Preparatory Committee SIDS Conference/Continental Shelf MeetingCIGovt-$1k-Donor$7kUSA
10Ms Bredina DrolletMinistry Internal AffairsSocial Protection of Vulnerable in Pacific/Regional workshop Implementing Pilot ProgramsDonor-ADB $9,460Marshall Island
March5Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportInternational Shipping Consultation Matson LtdCIGovt-$700New Zealand
3Mr Tingika ElikanaMinistry JusticeICC Rome Statute WorkshopDonor-NZMFATNew Zealand
9Mr Matairangi PureaMinistry AgricultureThirty Second FAO Regional Conference Asia and PacificDonor-FAOMongolia
9Mr Sonny WilliamsMinistry Cultural DevelopmentWIPO 2nd Sub Regional Workshop on CopyrightWIPO-UNDPAuckland
3Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationInternational Summit on Teaching ProfessionDonor-OECD-CIGovt $900New Zealand
6Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPacific Regional Energy Transport MeetingDonor-CIGovt $93Fiji
7Mrs Elizabeth Wright-KotekaOffice Prime MinisterPacific Regional Energy MeetingDonor-CIGovt $700Fiji
April10Mr Sonny WilliamsMinistry CultureRatification and Implementation of 2003 Convention In-tangible Cultural Heritage in Asia Pacific regionDonor-CRIHAPChina
10Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry HealthRegional meeting Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights ConferenceDonor-SSCISIPFiji
16Mr Richard NevesMinistry Finance & Economic Management47th ADB Annual MeetingDonor-$3KKazakhstan
May12Mrs Elizabeth IroMinistry Health67th World Health Assembly of WHOCIGovt-$11KSwitzerland
12Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationUSP Council & Executive MeetingDonor NZAID$3,200Fiji/Niue
6Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesAligning Regional Policy Activities of WCPO LongliningDonorBangkok
7Mr Ned HowardMinistry TransportPacific Islands Aviation Safety ForumDonor-$2K-CIGovt-$534Fiji
June12Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine ResourcesThirty-first Session of Committee on FisheriesDonorItaly
8Mrs Elizabeth Wright-KotekaOffice Prime MinisterOceans 21 ConferenceDonorUSA
9Mrs Sharyn PaioMinistry EducationEducation visit to various OrganisationsDonor-NZAIDNew Zealand
6Mrs Myra PataiMinistry Foreign Affairs & ImmigrationThird Preparatory Committee meeting for SIDs conferenceDonor -UN $1,794New York
5Mr Ben PoniaMinistry Marine Resources10th Annual Ministerial MeetingDonorTokelau
3Mr Tingika ElikanaMinistry JusticeOceania Orado Results Management WorkshopDonorPapua New Guinea