The New Zealand Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, says he is still considering whether New Zealand should provide further aid to Nauru's justice sector.
New Zealand provides $US800,000 to Nauru to support its justice system, which is under the spotlight after four opposition MPs were charged with criminal offences following anti government protests.
Mr McCully says he wants to be satisfied that Nauru's justice sector is credible and meets international standards before he commits New Zealand to another tranche of funding.
"We're involved in a discussion at the moment to try and ascertain where things are going to track from here. Sadly the trends in the last few weeks haven't shown improvement but we remain hopeful."