Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 2013

Commonwealth Games Baton Relay arrives

By |December 22nd, 2013|

In 1958 the Queen’s Baton Relay became a feature in the leadup to each Commonwealth Games.

The relay begins at Buckingham Palace where the Queen hands over her game’s message, enclosed in a specially designed silver-gilt Baton, to two relay runners. The Baton is carried to every participating country, and in 2014 at the games in Glasgow the message will be read out.

The Baton arrived on Norfolk Island today (Sunday 22nd December) on board the Air New Zealand flight from the island of Niue via Auckland. And yes, that does mean Norfolk Island participates in the Commonwealth Games! It is […]

Live and invest

By |December 13th, 2013|


The Hon Robin Adams, Minister for Cultural Heritage and Community Services, advised today that a web page has been created which will assist potential new residents and investors to access relevant information about Norfolk Island as a place to live and invest.

“This new web presence will be a useful resource for people to access information to help them understand the recent changes to the Immigration Act 1980”, the Minister said.

“The web page can be viewed at and the promotional material on the site can be downloaded. I encourage all local businesses to ‘spread the word’ by creating a […]

There’s more to Norfolk Island

By |December 7th, 2013|

Kerri-Ann on NIs new immigration regime

By |December 2nd, 2013|

This is an interview that DNIs Kerri-Ann Brooks had with Radio National in 2013.   —–>  (6 Mb audio)