Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP
Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: New Zealand moves Apec summit online, says no to return of international students

  • The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum would have brought in thousands of people culminating in a leader’s week in November 2021
  • Officials cited planning and security concerns for the cancellation, noting that quarantine facilities are already being stretched by returning citizens

Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP
Leaders listen during the Pacific Islands Countries Informal Dialogue with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in 2018. Photo: AP
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