CLIMATE CHANGE & ALLIANCES ARE FOCUS FOR BARBADOS’ MOST RECENT NEW ZEALAND HIGH COMMISSIONER

The most recent envoy sent from Wellington to Barbados says he has big shoes to fill, but expects weather issues will narrow that gap…

Anton Ojala addressed media and well-wishers at the Sweetfield Manor in Brittons New Road on Monday evening.

He praised his predecessor Jan Henderson for her agricultural projects here, and sees further opportunities in bringing the two island states closer together in making sure weather over the next five decades does not hurt either country; -

He praised his predecessor Jan Henderson for her agricultural projects here, and sees further opportunities in bringing the two island states closer together in making sure weather over the next five decades does not hurt either country; –

The Pacific Rim diplomat greeted the audience in Maori the original Polynesian dialect spoken before Europeans invaded those islands in the 1700s.

In reciting a Maori proverb which embraced communities and the weather as all part of a holistic approach, he let participants know his tenure will not concentrate solely on climate change; -

In reciting a Maori proverb which embraced communities and the weather as all part of a holistic approach, he let participants know his tenure will not concentrate solely on climate change; –

Sweetfield Manor, a historic designated colonial building, was constructed at the beginning of the 20th Century for one of the early merchant families in Barbados. It is now an elegant in-land boutique hotel of 13 rooms.

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