High Commissioner to Samoa appointed
Minister of Foreign
27 November 2012 Media
to Samoa appointed
Foreign Affairs Minister
Murray McCully today named New Zealand’s next High
Commissioner to Samoa as career diplomat Jackie
“New Zealand and Samoa have a strong and
unique relationship – one that was cemented 50 years ago
with the Treaty of Friendship,” Mr McCully says.
Frizelle has extensive experience in the Pacific and will
bring an impressive mix of strategic and practical skills to
her new role.”
Ms Frizelle most recently served as
Director of Strategy and Effectiveness for the New Zealand
Aid Programme at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
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South Africa: Death Of Nelson Mandela
South African President Jacob Zuma:
Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation has departed. He passed on peacefully in the company of his family around 20h50 on the 5th of December 2013.
He is now resting. He is now at peace.
Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father. Although we knew that this day would come, nothing can diminish our sense of a profound and enduring loss.
His tireless struggle for freedom earned him the respect of the world. His humility, his compassion, and his humanity earned him their love. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mandela family. To them we owe a debt of gratitude.
They have sacrificed much and endured much so that our people could be free. More>>