New Caledonia was the name given to a fur-trading district of the Hudson's Bay Company that comprised the territory of the north-central portions of present-day British Columbia, Canada. Though not a Britishcolony, New Caledonia was part of the British claim to North America. Its administrative centre was Fort St. James. Even before the partition of the Columbia Department, known to Americans as the Oregon Country, by the Oregon Treaty in 1846, the rest of what the southern half of what is now mainland British Columbia, the term was often used to describe anywhere on the mainland not in the Columbia Department per se, such as Fort Langley in the Fraser Valley.
The cruise line had been trying to resolve issues with Immigration New Zealand, which had refused visas for the hotel crew aboard the cruise ship Le Laperouse ... It was also suggested that if the ship disembarked the 61 crew without visas while in New Caledonia it could proceed to New Zealand.
Visas for 61 other crew members, mostly in the hotel areas, were denied because they were deemed non-essential to the operation of the cruise ship on its voyage to New Zealand ... It was suggested that the ship could disembark the crew in New Caledonia before proceeding to Auckland.
The Le Laperouse has rerouted to New Caledonia after 61 of its 90 crew members had their visa applications declined ... Only 29 of the 90 crew had clearance to come into New Zealand ... The ship is now on its way to New Caledonia to decide the best course of action ... Before the ship had even set sail for New Zealand it had hit troubled waters.
A cruise ship turned away from New Zealand is now stuck off the coast of New Caledonia, low on fuel with a significant storm approaching and no permission to dock ... Le Laperouse cruise ship heading to New Caledonia after 61 of its 90 crew were denied visas in NZ.
Mrs Berthe arrived in Opua, Bay of Islands with her husband RemiBarre on their yacht from New Caledonia. The French nationals are in New Zealand on a three-month holiday visa ... She said she was aware of New Zealand's biosecurity regulations and had deliberately kept the ships stores low.
She said she was aware of New Zealand's biosecurity regulations and had deliberately kept the ships stores low, MPI said. Barre arrived in Opua with her husband, Remi Barre, on their yacht, Belissima, from New Caledonia. She is currently staying in New Zealand on a three-month visiting visa.
Looking for a quick overseas jetaway? Within an eight-hour flight of Australia's east coast is a smorgasbord of destinations, from the rice terraces of Bali to the ice terraces of New Zealand's alps and the sun-kissed islands of Polynesia ...NEW CALEDONIA. Visa requirements for Australians. No visa required for stays of up to three months ... NEW ZEALAND.
DIPLOMATIC SPAT. Marc Thao was a French national who died in custody, just after French officials were informed he had been in detention for five months ... Thao died on Aug ... Thao left New Caledonia in 1999 to live with his stepdaughter in Sydney. After his three-month tourist visa expired, Thao continued to live in Australia as an illegal immigrant ... .