Story: Development assistance and humanitarian aid

Restructuring NZAID

Restructuring NZAID

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully speaks to the media after announcing the decision to restructure NZAID in 2009. NZAID was created by the Labour-led government in 2002 as a separate organisation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The National-led government elected in 2008 brought NZAID back into the ministry. A group of protesters looks on.

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John Overton, 'Development assistance and humanitarian aid - Aid and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2022)

Story by John Overton, published 20 Jun 2012