FBC News: NZ Minister acknowledges Fiji

[Source: FBC News]

Fiji has been commended for its humanitarian assistance to New Zealand in response to the recent Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle.

NZ Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth, Rino Tirikatene was referring to the deployment of personnel from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, National Disaster Management Office and the National Fire Authority to provide surge support to the joint Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief and support operations in affected areas.

Tirikatene says the assistance from Fiji is a clear demonstration of the friendship between the two countries.

The full story can be found at FBC News, along with other stories from Fiji and around the Pacific.