Brawl between Ni-Vanuatu and Fijian RSE worker resolved the Pacific way

A brawl between a Ni-Vanuatu and a Fijian RSE worker has been resolved through a custom reconciliation ceremony the Pacific way, according to information received from the Vanuatu Mission in Wellington, New Zealand.

Last week, a Ni-Vanuatu Worker and a Fijian Worker had arguments over jokes which turned out into a fight that saw the men pushing and punching each other. They were separated by the Employer.

A reconciliation ceremony, the Pacific way, was arranged between them.

No police arrest was made, though rumors circulated in Port Vila that a Ni-Vanuatu RSE Worker was arrested and detained by the New Zealand Police.

This was dismissed as false by the Vanuatu Mission in Wellington, New Zealand, and relayed to the Daily Post by the Commissioner of Labour, Murielle Meltenoven.

“No one was in police custody and it is good to see Pacific Islanders working under the RSE Scheme in New Zealand opt to use the Pacific way of reconciliation to uphold peace and unity amongst them,” Commissioner Meltenoven said.

The incident occurred at Tauranga, New Zealand.

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