|NZ's lolly dispenser: Murray McCully. pic The Jackal|
New Zealand's Foreign Affairs Minister, Murray McCully, announced today Cabinet had revoked the sport sanctions it had imposed in 2006 and also reinstated 10 post graduate scholarships.
Individual bans on regime members and the military remain in place, but from today's developments it appears restrictions around family members of less senior figures had been relaxed for some time but not made public.
|Fiji: Held at ransom since 2006. pic Truth for Fiji|
He said New Zealand would "continue down this path as further progress is made toward free and fair elections."
|Another get out of jail for free card for Bainimarama. pic Shazzer and Truth for Fiji|