World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

United States Pacific Commander Visits New Zealand

New Zealand Defence Force
Te Ope Kaatua O Aotearoa


Media Release

November 17, 2000

UNITED STATES PACIFIC COMMANDER VISITS NEW ZEALAND

Admiral Dennis Blair, Commander-in-Chief, United States Pacific Command (CINCPAC), will make an official visit to New Zealand as a full guest of Government during the period November 17-21, 2000.

Admiral Blair, accompanied by his wife, Mrs Diane Blair, and a small party of officials and support staff, arrive tonight, November 17, but have no official engagements over the weekend.

On Monday, November 20, he will call on Government and Defence officials in Wellington.

Admiral Blair returns to Hawaii on Tuesday, November 21.

ENDS

Released by Wing Commander John Seward, HQ NZDF Press Officer, Ph: (04) 4960299

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Swing States: Gordon Campbell On Why The US Needs MMP

After the bizarre events this week in Helsinki, the world will be hoping and praying that the US midterm elections in November can put a restraining brake on the presidency of Donald Trump. This may happen, but there’s a highly undemocratic reason why such hopes may be frustrated. More>>

ALSO:

putin, trump scalpGordon Campbell: On The White House Romance With Russia

Tough on Europe over trade, at the G-7. Tough on Europe over defence, at NATO. And utterly smitten as usual by Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. More>>

ALSO:


Gordon Campbell: On This Week’s NATO Debacle

For someone routinely cast as a clown presiding over an administration in chaos, Donald Trump has been very consistent about his agenda, and remarkably successful in achieving it, in the short term at least. More>>

ALSO:

NZ Law Society: Rule Of Law Threatened In Nauru

“The recently enacted Administration of Justice Act 2018 is another clear sign of the deterioration of civil rights in Nauru,” the Law Society’s Rule of Law Committee convenor Austin Forbes QC says. More>>

ALSO:

'Fixing' Family Separation: Executive Order Imprisons Families Indefinitely

Amnesty: President Trump signed an executive order today mandating for children to stay with their parents in detention while their asylum claims are processed. More>>

ALSO: