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NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ provides additional support for Vanuatu Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced a further $700,000 of support to Vanuatu for communities impacted by the evacuation from Ambae.    “More than 10,000 people are in temporary accommodation following a precautionary evacuation from Ambae Island due to […]

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Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further NZDF flight to Vanuatu Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced a further New Zealand Defence Force C-130 flight to Vanuatu to deliver relief supplies for communities evacuated from Ambae. “The Vanuatu Government has completed the precautionary evacuation of Ambae and more than 10,000 people are […]

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Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kiwis in Bali urged to register with SafeTravel Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is encouraging all New Zealanders in, and travelling to Bali to register with Safe Travel. “Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Authority has raised the volcanic alert level for Mount Agung to level four, the […]

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NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ expresses condolences to Mexico

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ expresses condolences to Mexico Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today expressed condolences to the families of those who have lost lives in the devastating earthquake in Mexico, or are still waiting for news about their loved ones. Latest reports are suggesting at least 140 […]

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NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to sign prohibition of nuclear weapons treaty Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today New Zealand will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at a ceremony during the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week. New Zealand will sign the Treaty […]

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NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ strongly condemns North Korea missile launch Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is concerned by this morning’s launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea tracking over Japan – coming hot on the heels of threatening North Korean rhetoric directed to both Japan and the United […]

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New Antarctic Science Platform announced

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on New Antarctic Science Platform announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Antarctic Science Platform announced Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerry Brownlee and Minister of Science and Innovation Paul Goldsmith have today announced that Antarctica New Zealand, in partnership with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, will jointly develop a new Antarctic Science Platform. “With […]

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Pacific region cooperate on North Korea

By   /  September 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pacific region cooperate on North Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pacific region cooperate on North Korea Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has returned to New Zealand after attending the 48th annual Pacific Islands Forum in Samoa, on behalf of Prime Minister Bill English. “During the Forum, Pacific Leaders discussed and made decisions on a number of […]

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NZ boosts support for Pacific aviation security

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ boosts support for Pacific aviation security

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ boosts support for Pacific aviation security Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced New Zealand will provide $11.5 million for aviation security in the Pacific, to support trade, tourism and the safety of the travelling public, most of which are New Zealand citizens. “Pacific island countries […]

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Foreign Minister to attend Pacific Islands Forum

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Foreign Minister to attend Pacific Islands Forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Foreign Minister to attend Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee will today travel to Samoa to join Pacific Leaders at the 48th annual Pacific Islands Forum, on behalf of Prime Minister Bill English. “The Forum is an opportunity for Pacific Leaders to make decisions on […]

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NZ assistance for Myanmar humanitarian crisis

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ assistance for Myanmar humanitarian crisis

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ assistance for Myanmar humanitarian crisis New Zealand will contribute $1.5 million for humanitarian assistance in response to the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. The funding will be used by the Red Cross Movement to help affected people in […]

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Concern at Cambodian opposition leader’s arrest

By   /  September 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Concern at Cambodian opposition leader’s arrest

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Concern at Cambodian opposition leader’s arrest The New Zealand Government is deeply concerned about the arrest of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says.  “Mr Sokha is a respected advocate for democracy within Cambodia, and we urge the government in Phnom Penh to […]

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New Ambassador to South East Asian Nations

By   /  September 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Ambassador to South East Asian Nations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Ambassador to South East Asian Nations Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today named diplomat Pam Dunn as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). “The ASEAN region is a key political and security partner for New Zealand,” Mr Brownlee says. […]

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North Korea nuclear test utterly deplorable

By   /  September 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on North Korea nuclear test utterly deplorable

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: North Korea nuclear test utterly deplorable Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has condemned today’s nuclear test by North Korea as utterly deplorable. “This is the sixth nuclear test North Korea has conducted and appears to be the largest yet,” Mr Brownlee says. “It follows two such […]

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NZ denounces North Korean missile launch

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ denounces North Korean missile launch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ denounces North Korean missile launch Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has denounced in the strongest terms today’s missile launch by North Korea.  The missile’s flight path took it over Japan, landing in the northern Pacific. “Directly threatening the safety of the citizens of another country […]

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NZ disappointed at North Korea missile launches

By   /  August 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ disappointed at North Korea missile launches

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ disappointed at North Korea missile launches Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee is disappointed at this morning’s missile launches by North Korea. “These tests come at a time when cooler heads seemed to be prevailing,” Mr Brownlee says. “North Korea’s provocative acts indicate no desire to […]

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New High Commissioner to Fiji

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New High Commissioner to Fiji

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New High Commissioner to Fiji Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced the appointment of career diplomat Jonathan Curr as High Commissioner to Fiji. “The Fiji – New Zealand relationship has warmed since 2014, with the reciprocal visits of former Prime Minister John Key and Prime Minister […]

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Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Speech  /  Comments Off on Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Speech to the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce – Global Connections Export Summit When I met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson a few weeks ago, one of the things he wanted to talk about was how New Zealand had managed to bounce back so […]

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New HOM to Ethiopia and the African Union

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New HOM to Ethiopia and the African Union

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New HOM to Ethiopia and the African Union Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today announced Mark Ramsden will be New Zealand’s next Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union “Our relationship with Ethiopia and the African Union has strengthened considerably since New Zealand established a diplomatic […]

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New Permanent Representative to the UN

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Permanent Representative to the UN

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Permanent Representative to the UN Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee today announced the appointment of Craig Hawke as Permanent Representative to the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. “The New Zealand Permanent Mission is responsible for presenting and advocating New […]

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