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Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Concerns at Japan’s commercial whaling signal Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says he’s concerned that Japan is driving towards overturning the long-standing global moratorium on commercial whaling. “New Zealand is extremely disappointed that Japan has passed new legislation that commits to subsidising its whaling fleet,” Mr Brownlee […]

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New Pacific rugby partnership kicks off

By   /  July 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Pacific rugby partnership kicks off

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Pacific rugby partnership kicks off A new sporting partnership will promote healthy lifestyles and encourage teenagers in the Pacific to take part in sport, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says. The Pacific Sporting Partnership – Sports for Health Rugby programme kicked off yesterday at the […]

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NZ welcomes visit from UK Foreign Secretary

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ welcomes visit from UK Foreign Secretary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ welcomes visit from UK Foreign Secretary Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has confirmed that United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit New Zealand from 23-25 July. “New Zealand and the United Kingdom enjoy a close and enduring friendship,” Mr Brownlee says.    “We share extensive defence […]

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New stabilisation funding as Mosul is retaken

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Defence, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, Mark Mitchell, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New stabilisation funding as Mosul is retaken

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New stabilisation funding as Mosul is retaken New Zealand has congratulated the Iraqi government on the successful liberation of Mosul from ISIS after a long and hard-fought campaign. Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee and Defence Minister Mark Mitchell say the liberation of Mosul is an important […]

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Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea Celebrity Chef Lee Jinho and his cooking demonstration New Zealand Food Week in Korea and local interest in New Zealand food and beverage offerings has kept the NZTE Seoul office […]

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Humanitarian assistance for war-torn Iraq

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Humanitarian assistance for war-torn Iraq

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Humanitarian assistance for war-torn Iraq New Zealand will contribute $1.5 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross for crucial humanitarian assistance in Iraq, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is one of the largest and most volatile in […]

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North Korea missile tests unacceptable

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on North Korea missile tests unacceptable

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: North Korea missile tests unacceptable Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has condemned today’s test launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea.    “North Korea has now tested more than a dozen ballistic missiles this year,” Mr Brownlee says. “Like those previous tests, today’s launch violates UN […]

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$15 million boost for Pacific labour mobility

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, Immigration, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $15 million boost for Pacific labour mobility

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $15 million boost for Pacific labour mobility The Government has today announced $10 million in new funding to expand Pacific labour mobility, as the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme celebrates ten years of success. Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse say the […]

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NZ support for agriculture innovation

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ support for agriculture innovation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ support for agriculture innovation Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced an $11 million boost to global agricultural research. “New Zealand is a world leader in international agriculture research and we want to help meet global food needs in ways that are positive for the environment,” […]

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The Foreign Minister, the Zone and the Convention

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Diplomacy, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, Green Party, Israel, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues  /  Comments Off on The Foreign Minister, the Zone and the Convention

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Foreign Minister, the Zone and the Convention Last month the relatively new foreign minister of our realm, Hon Gerry Brownlee, steered a wobbly diplomatic course on Israeli settlements, which became leveraged to a political level. In May, he described UN Security Council resolution 2334 […]

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NZ to support training of Cuban doctors

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to support training of Cuban doctors

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to support training of Cuban doctors Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced the renewal of an agreement between New Zealand and Cuba that will boost medical assistance in Pacific countries. The Cooperation Arrangement was first signed between New Zealand and Cuba in 2015 and […]

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Ministry PIF review 2017

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Ministry PIF review 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ministry PIF review 2017 The State Services Commission has published the Ministry’s second review under its Performance Improvement Framework (PIF). These reviews are designed to help public sector leaders improve the performance of the agencies they lead. The central […]

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Minister to travel to Cuba and Colombia

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister to travel to Cuba and Colombia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister to travel to Cuba and Colombia Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee will today travel to Cuba to meet with his counterpart before attending the Pacific Alliance Summit in Colombia. On June 27, Mr Brownlee will visit Cuba to meet Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla. […]

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NZ to share its disaster management expertise

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to share its disaster management expertise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to share its disaster management expertise Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced New Zealand will provide a workshop in Barbados to help upskill the Caribbean in disaster risk management. “New Zealand knows that having the right people with the right skills in place before an event […]

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NZ to help Pacific combat money laundering

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ to help Pacific combat money laundering

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ to help Pacific combat money laundering Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a significant boost to support Pacific island countries comply with international anti-money laundering standards. New Zealand is providing $3.6 million to the Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering. “The Group is a collaborative […]

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Spain: WorldPride 2017

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on Spain: WorldPride 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Spain: WorldPride 2017 Spain: WorldPride 2017 From the 23rd June to 2nd July Madrid will host WorldPride 2017. The festival itself will take place in the neighbourhood of Chueca and the main streets of Madrid. For […]

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New Ambassador to China announced

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Ambassador to China announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Ambassador to China announced New Zealand’s next ambassador to China will be Clare Fearnley, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. “New Zealand’s relationship with China is one of our most important. In its 45th year, it encompasses areas as diverse as economic, trade, climate […]

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New Consul-General to Hong Kong announced

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Consul-General to Hong Kong announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Consul-General to Hong Kong announced Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced diplomat Carl Worker as New Zealand’s next Consul-General in Hong Kong, a role he has held previously. “New Zealand has a close relationship with Hong Kong with thriving trade, investment and finance links,” […]

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New Ambassador to Germany announced

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Ambassador to Germany announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Ambassador to Germany announced Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced diplomat Rupert Holborow as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Germany. “New Zealand enjoys an excellent relationship with Germany, with extensive political, trade, scientific and tourism links,” Mr Brownlee says. “Germany is an influential member […]

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New Ambassador to Mexico announced

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Ambassador to Mexico announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Ambassador to Mexico announced Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee has today named diplomat Mark Sinclair as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Mexico. “Mexico is an important partner for New Zealand as we look to establish a stronger New Zealand presence throughout Latin America,” Mr Brownlee […]

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