Canada – New Zealand Relations. New Zealand is an Canada enjoys cordial bilateral relations with Samoa. Relations are enhanced by. The Samoan Government is generally conservative and pro-Western, with a strong interest in . Canada is accredited to Samoa from its high commission in Wellington, New Zealand. Under the terms of the treaty, Samoa can request that New Zealand act as a channel of communication to governments and international. In Samoa, Canada is represented by the High Commission of Canada in New Zealand. Samoa is represented in Canada by a high commission.
In the s, Samoan illegal immigrants were the targets of notorious " dawn raids " by the police, which led to accusations of ethnic bias in tackling illicit immigration.
Samoa and New Zealand's special relationship: More than a Neighbour?
That same decade, some Samoan New Zealanders joined the newborn Polynesian Panthersan organisation dedicated to supporting Pacific Islander New Zealanders, for example by providing information on their legal rights.
Samoan immigration in New Zealand has subsequently been regulated by quotas. Since1, Samoans are granted entry each year. Numbers have increased steadily ever since, to in1, in19, in24, inand 47, in Of the overseas-born population, 84 percent had been living in New Zealand for at least five years, and 48 percent had been living in New Zealand for at least 20 years.
Just under 94 percent live in a main urban area i. Of those living in Auckland, The large employment industries of Samoans were manufacturing According to the article "Ambivalent Kinships?
Pacific People in New Zealand", written by authors Teresia Teaiwa and Sean Mallon, they talked about how some tensions arose when the Tangata Whenua in New Zealand opposed the growing amount of Pakeha immigrating to New Zealand, fearing that New Zealand would lose its European culture and identity and become just another "Pacific Island" economically and socially.
Because the Samoan migrants continued to grow rapidly in New Zealand, the Tangata Whenua continued to have tensions amongst each other. Coast Guard and Navy vessels to provide maritime policing in Samoan waters. Assistance to Samoa For 50 years, a dynamic and active Peace Corps mission has formed the foundation of U. With their focus on people-to-people engagement and practical solutions to developmental challenges, U.
Two Fulbright programs currently exist in Samoa. Successful candidates at the national level then compete for limited slots with applicants from the Pacific region. Samoa has also benefited from the Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship Program. Two Fellows per year serve ten-month stints as public policy capacity-building assistants to various Samoan government ministries. The United States also provides significant additional assistance to Samoa, including an annual foreign assistance allocation to provide capacity building and training for the Samoan Maritime Police and frequent invitations for training and mentoring sessions for Samoan government, NGO, media, and private sector individuals.
USAID has several projects in Samoa focusing on climate change, food security, and disaster preparedness. In October of the United States finished the construction of a hospital opposite the international airport to aid development in the health sector.
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