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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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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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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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North Korea missile test unacceptable

By   /  July 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on North Korea missile test unacceptable

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: North Korea missile test unacceptable Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has denounced the further testing of a ballistic missile by North Korea. “I’m deeply concerned that North Korea continues to flout its obligations to the international community by testing these missiles – it’s completely unacceptable,” Mr […]

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Counter-terrorism talks come at important time

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Counter-terrorism talks come at important time

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Counter-terrorism talks come at important time Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee will today arrive in Indonesia to attend a meeting on foreign terrorist fighters and cross-border terrorism. The sub-regional meeting – co-hosted by Indonesia and Australia in Manado, Indonesia – will ensure New Zealand is well […]

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Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam to visit NZ

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam to visit NZ

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam to visit NZ Viet Nam’s Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue will arrive in New Zealand today for talks with ministers, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced. “Viet Nam is one of our most important partners in South East Asia,” […]

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NZ sharing energy expertise around the globe

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ sharing energy expertise around the globe

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ sharing energy expertise around the globe Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says New Zealand’s renewable energy expertise are in demand worldwide as our Development Programme continues to help Pacific Island nations achieve renewable energy targets. Mr Brownlee has welcomed the signing of a Partnership Arrangement […]

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New talks with UK to strengthen friendship

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Foreign Affairs, Gerry Brownlee, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New talks with UK to strengthen friendship

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New talks with UK to strengthen friendship Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee has welcomed further engagement between New Zealand and the United Kingdom. “The establishment of a people-to-people dialogue has been announced during Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s visit to New Zealand,” Mr Brownlee says. “New Zealand and […]

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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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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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