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Friday November 15, 2019 Written by Published in Local
Henry Puna has wrapped up a week of official meetings in Canberra. 19110862 Henry Puna has wrapped up a week of official meetings in Canberra. 19110862

Prime Minister Henry Puna will be attending Te Maeva Nui celebrations in Melbourne, Australia today. Last night Puna, his wife Akaiti and senior government officials were scheduled to attend the opening dinner of the festival.

 

The Te Maeva Nui celebration will bring to Melbourne various Cook Islands cultural groups from the  15,000 population of Cook Islanders resident in Australia.

Puna is in Australia for bilateral high level and senior officials interactions between the Cook Islands and Australian governments. The engagements held this weekend involved visits to Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne.

He met Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison followed by visits to Sydney Opera House, New South Wales Parliament, and University of Sydney Waste Management Research Hub.

He also met with the Cook Islands New South Wales diaspora and tourism and chamber meetings.

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