Prime Minister Ardern begins busy day in Samoa

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern inspected the Guard of Honour in front of the Government Building this morning as her first official duty in Samoa.

Ms. Ardern arrived last night and is in the country for a day. It is her first official visit as New Zealand’s Prime Minister on a tour that includes stops in Tonga, Niue and the Cook Islands.

The Prime Minister and her delegation – including Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vaovasa Winston Peters - has a full day ahead, starting with joint media conference with Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi.

The following is her list of activities today:


10.15 am: SBEC Event 

10.30 am: Moata'a Mangrove Walkway  

10.40 am: Habitat for Humanity site visit (Magiagi)  

11.30 am: National University of Samoa visit and roundtable  

12.30 pm: Climate Change Luncheon 

3.30 pm: Marist St Joseph's Sports Club visit 

6.30 pm: Official Pacific Mission 2018 Reception

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