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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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Intern embraces the unexpected in Japan

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Intern embraces the unexpected in Japan

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Intern embraces the unexpected in Japan Jade Phibbs describes travelling the length of Japan, visiting clients and company branches while on a Foundation internship at pulp and paper company Oji Holding’s. She says the experience not only gave her invaluable insight into Japanese business culture but […]

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Spain: Incident in Las Ramblas, Barcelona

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Spain: Incident in Las Ramblas, Barcelona

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Spain: Incident in Las Ramblas, Barcelona Spain: Incident in Las Ramblas, Barcelona On 17 August 2017, a van drove into a crowd of people in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain resulting in a number of fatalities and injuries. Local authorities have advised people […]

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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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Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: 8-14 August

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: 8-14 August

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: 8-14 August What are English-language media in Asia saying about New Zealand? Here’s a roundup of news and views from the region. Continue reading below. Chef shows off New Zealand cuisine in Singapore Martin Bosley wows a Channel […]

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Auckland to host APEC 2021 Leaders’ Week

By   /  August 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Auckland to host APEC 2021 Leaders’ Week

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland to host APEC 2021 Leaders’ Week New Zealand will host APEC in 2021, with Leaders’ Week to be held in Auckland from November 8 to 14, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says. “With Auckland also set to host the America’s Cup, 2021 will be a big […]

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Hajj Pilgrimage

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hajj Pilgrimage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Hajj Pilgrimage Hajj Pilgrimage Over 2 million Muslim pilgrims are expected to visit Mecca to perform the Hajj from 30 August to 4 September 2017.  As there is an ongoing threat of terrorism in Saudi Arabia, New Zealanders considering making the pilgrimage […]

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Libya

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Libya

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Libya Reviewed: 14 August 2017, 11:45 NZST Still current at: 14 August 2017 There is extreme risk to your security in Libya and we advise against all travel. The ongoing conflict and the threat from terrorism and kidnapping present a significant risk […]

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70 years of partition: Q&A with Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on 70 years of partition: Q&A with Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: 70 years of partition: Q&A with Sekhar Bandyopadhyay Tuesday, 15 August 2017, marks the 70th anniversary of the end of Britain’s colonial rule in India, and its partition into the two separate states of India and Pakistan. Sekhar Bandyopadhyay, Professor of Asian History at […]

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South Korea

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on South Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: South Korea Reviewed: 11 August 2017, 16:00 NZST Still current at: 11 August 2017 Related news features ‘); $(‘#close-map’).click(function(){ $overlay.hide(); $(this).remove(); }); }); $(‘.overlay-bg’).click(function(){ $overlay.hide(); }); initialize(); }); View Larger Map Close/Open map There are no significant security risks in South Korea […]

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Guam

By   /  August 11, 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 Guam

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Guam Reviewed: 11 August 2017, 11:00 NZST Still current at: 11 August 2017 ‘);$(‘#close-map’).click(function(){$overlay.hide();$(this).remove();});}); $(‘.overlay-bg’).click(function(){$overlay.hide();}); initialize();}); View Larger Map Close/Open map The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is not issuing a specific travel advisory for […]

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Give feedback and help New Zealand families

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, Inland Revenue, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Give feedback and help New Zealand families

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Give feedback and help New Zealand families The Government is proposing changes to the way Inland Revenue manages Working for Families and child support, and they need your feedback. One proposal is to base Working for Families payments on recent income, […]

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Pacific foreign ministers meet ahead of Forum

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pacific foreign ministers meet ahead of Forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pacific foreign ministers meet ahead of Forum Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee will tomorrow attend the annual Pacific Islands Forum – Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Fiji. “As Foreign Minister I’ve made meeting with – or talking to – my Pacific counterparts a priority,” Mr Brownlee says. […]

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NZ welcomes stronger sanctions on North Korea

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ welcomes stronger sanctions on North Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ welcomes stronger sanctions on North Korea Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has today welcomed a United Nations Security Council Resolution strengthening sanctions on North Korea. Resolution 2371 was passed unanimously following North Korea’s testing of intercontinental ballistic missiles on 4 and 28 July. All North […]

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Introductory comments by Martin Harvey, lead negotiator

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Introductory comments by Martin Harvey, lead negotiator

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Introductory comments by Martin Harvey, lead negotiator Introductory comments by Martin Harvey, lead negotiator, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, at public sessions on trade in June and July 2017. We have seen the themes of trade loom large during […]

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Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: 25 July–2 August

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Foreign Affairs, NGOs  /  Comments Off on Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: 25 July–2 August

MIL OSI – Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation – Press Release/Statement Headline: Asia Perspectives on New Zealand: 25 July–2 August What are English-language media in Asia saying about New Zealand? Here’s a roundup of news and views from the region. Singapore air force to train in NZ New Zealand Defence Minister Mark Mitchell announced Wednesday […]

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Saudi Arabia

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Saudi Arabia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Saudi Arabia Reviewed: 3 August 2017, 11:45 NZST Still current at: 3 August 2017 Related news features There is extreme risk to your security within 30 kilometres of the border with Yemen, including Najran and the southern and eastern suburbs of Jizan, […]

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Travelling to Cuba from the United States

By   /  August 2, 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 Travelling to Cuba from the United States

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Travelling to Cuba from the United States Travelling to Cuba from the United States Travel is permitted to Cuba from the US; however travelling for tourism purposes directly from the US to Cuba isn’t allowed under […]

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Cameroon

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Cameroon

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Cameroon Reviewed: 1 August 2017, 14:15 NZST Still current at: 1 August 2017 There is extreme risk to your security in the Far North region due to the threat from terrorism, kidnapping and armed banditry. We advise against all travel to this […]

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