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Aviation partnership makes Pacific airways safer

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 3:16 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Commercial air travel in the Pacific is now safer and more reliable following the completion of a four-year programme improving air navigation across the region. The Pacific Aeronautical Charting and Procedures (PACP) project upgraded decades-old ... More >>

NZ to join Australia and IFC to boost Fiji private sector

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 1:52 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The New Zealand Government has announced it will join Australia and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in the Fiji Partnership, the first initiative of its kind in the country designed to help spur economic growth, jobs and private sector development ... More >>

Improved access to essential medicines for Polynesia

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9:54 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Improved access to essential medicines in Polynesia following support from New Zealand will help Pacific people live healthier lives, MFAT Deputy Secretary Jonathan Kings announced today. The second Polynesian Health Corridors Dialogue is taking place ... More >>

Global trade solution to fossil fuel subsidy challenge

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 10:38 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has today released a video calling for international action against the US$425 billion annual spend on fossil fuel subsidies. More >>

Manchester: Incident at Manchester Arena

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 1:29 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

There has been an incident at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Local authorities have confirmed that there have been a number of fatalities and injuries. More >>

Travel safely with SafeTravel

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 2:39 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Kiwis heading for the Pacific this summer need to be prepared for the chance of a tropical cyclone disrupting their break. More >>

MFAT advises travelling Kiwis to log on before take off

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 12:14 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says increasing numbers of Kiwi travellers are heeding advice about registering with SafeTravel before they head overseas. More >>

Ministry welcomes release of Whitehead Report

Friday, 5 February 2016, 10:00 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has welcomed the public release of the Whitehead report. More >>

Heading overseas this holiday season?

Monday, 14 December 2015, 11:59 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

MFAT Consular divisional manager Lyndal Walker says it’s important that New Zealanders travelling overseas register their details at safetravel.govt.nz . More >>

Cyclone season likely to affect Kiwi holidaymakers

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 2:03 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

An increased risk of tropical cyclones in the Pacific this summer season has implications for New Zealand travellers, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade. More >>

Comments to the press by NZ’s Permanent Representative

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 10:32 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

7 July 2015 Good afternoon everybody. As you know the Council just had informal consultations on the Secretary General’s report on the United Nations Office of West Africa. The Council members expressed strong support for SRSG Chambas particularly ... More >>

NZ Statement To UNSC On Humanitarian Situation In Syria

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 9:14 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

It is increasingly apparent that the burden for Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, and Iraq is unsustainable. We cannot expect countries in the region to absorb the impact of the Syrian conflict indefinitely. More >>

Remember Cyclone Season When Travelling to the Pacific

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:16 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade is urging New Zealanders travelling to the Pacific during the next five months to register their details online at www.safetravel.govt.nz . More >>

Helping New Zealanders offshore

Friday, 26 September 2014, 10:44 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealand’s Embassies and High Commissions offshore received more than 50,000 queries during the year to 30 June 2014, up 33 percent on the previous year. More >>

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 2:33 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas can now register their travel details using a simpler online system, thanks to changes made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). More >>

Remember cyclone season when planning tropical holidays

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 10:52 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Registering your details on SafeTravel is even more important during cyclone season, says Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade Consular Divisional Manager Lyndal Walker. More >>

Ministry helps New Zealanders offshore

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 11:29 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealand’s Embassies offshore received nearly 40,000 consular queries during the year to 30 June 2013. More >>

Annual Antarctic meeting endorses New Zealand initiatives

Thursday, 21 June 2012, 9:36 am | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Antarctic Treaty Parties meeting in Hobart have supported New Zealand proposals in areas ranging from protection for geothermal sites to improving vessel safety. More >>

Doha fire - Statement from the Weekes family

Wednesday, 30 May 2012, 3:41 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Doha fire - Statement from the Weekes family Please find below a statement, and attached a photograph, from the Weekes family regarding the loss of their children in yesterday's fire at Villagio Mall, Doha, Qatar. "Lillie, Jackson and Willsher came into ... More >>

Ministry announces final decision on Change Programme

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 3:04 pm | Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announced today the final decision on its change programme. More >>

 

 

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