Kōrero: Development assistance and humanitarian aid

Rinjani trek centre

Rinjani trek centre

A three-day trek on the island of Lombok takes in the second-highest volcano in Indonesia, the 3,726-metre Mt Rinjani in Gunung Rinjani National Park, established in 1997. Since 1999 New Zealand aid has helped fund this community-based ecotourism venture. The Rinjani trek centre (pictured), which includes interpretive displays, was officially opened in August 2002 by Lombok’s governor alongside New Zealand's ambassador.

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John Overton, 'Development assistance and humanitarian aid - Declining aid, 1980s and 1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32840/rinjani-trek-centre (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by John Overton, published 20 Jun 2012