February 7, 2018

New CEO for Nauru Air Corporation

NAURU AIRLINES Airline of the Central Pacific Media Release: CEO Announcement – Nauru Air Corporation The Chairman of Nauru Air Corporation Trevor Jensen has announced that after 11 years serving as CEO for Nauru Air Corporation, Geoff Bowmaker will be retiring from the airline. “Geoff has seen many changes during […]
January 31, 2018

Independence day speech by HE President Baron Waqa on the occasion of the 50th anniversary

Please find attached the national address of His Excellency President Baron Divavesi Waqa delivered on the occasion of Nauru’s 50th Independence Day anniversary, Wednesday 31 January 2018.
January 30, 2018

Statement from the Government of Nauru – Re: Facebook

In 2015 the Government put in place a temporary restriction on Facebook due to ongoing exploitation of women and children on the site. No other social media platforms were restricted. This decision received some criticism from international media and the then Nauruan opposition, however the Government stood firm in our […]
January 30, 2018

Nauru port funding complete

The Government of Nauru has welcomed the announcement by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) of the approval of a US$21.3 million grant to upgrade the Aiwo boat harbour into a fully functioning international port. The grant, made by the ADB board of directors on January 25, 2018, completes the funding […]
January 30, 2018

ADB, Australia, EU commission new generators to deliver safe, reliable power to Nauru

MEDIA RELEASE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK 26 January 2018 The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Union (EU), and the governments of Australia and Nauru today commissioned two generators which will provide safe, reliable, and efficient electricity supply to the people and businesses of Nauru. President of Nauru Baron Waqa, who […]
January 5, 2018

President Waqa receives Australia high commissioner Angela Tierney

His Excellency President Baron Waqa received the high commissioner of Australia to Nauru at the formal presentation of credentials at the Office of the President today, 5 January. High Commissioner Angela Tierney arrived at the government office this morning and was met by the Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade […]
December 30, 2017

New Year’s message from His Excellency Hon. Baron Waqa MP, President of Nauru

Thanks to God’s grace and guidance, our nation has reached the end of another prosperous year. We have much to be thankful for – health, family, friends, our lifestyle, financial blessing and the freedoms we enjoy as part of a Christian democracy. At this time we also remember – with […]
December 22, 2017

Nauru Media news clip: Road Safety Campaign

December 20, 2017

Government calls on Nauruans to get serious about road safety

The Government has issued a plea to Nauruans to make road safety a priority as the country enters the festive season, and is backing up the call with a police blitz. His Excellency President Baron Waqa, who is also the Minister for Police, has announced a crackdown on drink driving […]
December 14, 2017

DFAT and electoral office assist Fiji voter registration

The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) and the Nauru Electoral Commission (NEC) assisted the Fijian Elections Office in conducting voter registration for Fiji nationals in Nauru last week. Fiji Elections Office official Mrs Aditewa Bolaniwaqa Hauvina arrived in country on Tuesday 5 December to conduct the voter registrations […]