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China, America, and Our Warming Planet

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 1:32 pm | US Embassy Wellington

U.S. and Chinese Delegations Meet at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in November 2014 The United States and China are the world’s two largest economies, two largest consumers of energy, and two largest emitters of greenhouse gases: Together we account ... More >>

US Embassy media statement on suspicious package

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:06 am | US Embassy Wellington

A suspicious package was identified during the normal mail screening process and was referred to the Fire Service and the Police. More >>

US/NZ Antarctic partnership heats up at IceFest’s Air Day

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 11:21 am | US Embassy Wellington

Visitors to the US Antarctic Program Air Day in Christchurch this Sunday are being offered behind the scenes access to a US Air Force C-17 Globemaster and its crew before they fly to Antarctica. More >>

US/NZ Firefighters commemorate 13th anniversary of 9/11

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 5:15 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Two New York City firefighters joined forces with their New Zealand counterparts today to commemorate 9/11 in a memorial stair climb in Auckland. More >>

US/NZ to track endangered whales in Rarotonga

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:54 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Three US scientists are this week deploying satellite tracking tags on Humpback whales off the Rarotonga coast to gain information vital to protecting the endangered mammals from extinction. More >>

Christchurch innovator awarded prestigious US scholarship

Friday, 11 July 2014, 3:14 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Wil McLellan, Director of the EPIC Innovation Centre, was officially announced as an Eisenhower Fellow by US Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Marie Damour at the US Embassy’s Independence Day reception held this evening in Christchurch. More >>

Wellington US Memorial Day service at Old St Paul's Church,

Monday, 26 May 2014, 3:44 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Today’s Memorial Day service at Old St Paul’s Church was attended by over 100 people. US Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Marie Damour gave remarks to an audience of New Zealand Defence Force Chiefs including, local MPs and politicians. Invited guests ... More >>

US kiwi expert awarded NZ’s highest accolade

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 4:03 pm | US Embassy Wellington

US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Marie Damour congratulates Smithsonian National Zoo senior bird keeper Kathleen Brader for today becoming an Honorary Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit. More >>

Maori leaders to meet indigenous American counterparts

Friday, 7 March 2014, 10:41 am | US Embassy Wellington

The US Embassy is sponsoring five emerging Maori business leaders to visit leading American Indian and Alaskan Native tribes to discuss economic development, trade, investment, and networking in indigenous communities. More >>

US Embassy celebrates Thanksgiving down under

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:10 pm | US Embassy Wellington

More than 200 of Wellington’s poorest residents celebrated Thanksgiving today with a traditional lunch co-hosted by the US Embassy, DCM Wellington and the Wellington Chefs Association. More >>

Top US universities come to NZ

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 12:54 pm | US Embassy Wellington

The US Embassy is this weekend hosting the inaugural USA Universities Expo in Auckland, giving public access to recruiters from some of the world’s top academic institutions. More >>

US Memorial Day Honours NZ-US Relations

Monday, 27 May 2013, 3:15 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Memorial Day is held annually on the final Monday of May honouring the lives of men and women who have died while serving in the US defence forces. It originated during the US civil war in 1868, where citizens decorated the graves of fallen soldiers ... More >>

Marines retrace footsteps on Paekakariki’s Little Burma Road

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 2:42 pm | US Embassy Wellington

History will repeat itself this Sunday [May 26] as a group of United States Marines retrace the footsteps of their former comrades, seven decades later. New Zealand-based US Marines, who guard the US Embassy in Wellington, will participate in the “In ... More >>

Vic Student Heads to DC On Top Diplomatic Programme

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:17 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Victoria University public policy student Rory McCourt has been chosen from a worldwide pool of applicants to attend a prestigious diplomatic youth exchange programme in the United States. More >>

Vic student heads to DC on top diplomatic programme

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 12:10 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Victoria University public policy student Rory McCourt has been chosen from a worldwide pool of applicants to attend a prestigious diplomatic youth exchange programme in the United States. More >>

US Marines support NZ Defence Force Poppy Day Appeal

Friday, 19 April 2013, 12:40 pm | US Embassy Wellington

US Marines support NZ Defence Force Poppy Day Appeal US Marine Gunnery Sergeant Boylan and Royal New Zealand Army Lieutenant Bennet joined forces outside Parliament this morning to sell poppies for Anzac Day. More >>

U.S. Mission in NZ Decreasing Visa Application Costs

Friday, 16 March 2012, 1:29 pm | US Embassy Wellington

The U.S. Consulate General in Auckland is moving to a new appointment service for applicants applying for a visa to the United States which will decrease the costs for applicants. As of today, March 16, 2012, applicants will no longer be required ... More >>

Delegates from New Zealand and the U.S. To Meet

Friday, 11 February 2011, 4:27 pm | US Embassy Wellington

The next generation of leaders from New Zealand and the United States will gather in Christchurch between 20-22 February to work on mapping out the future direction of the relationship between their two countries. The Future Partners Forum, involving ... More >>

Declining numbers threaten a 60 year tradition

Friday, 28 May 2010, 2:08 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Declining membership numbers threaten the continued existence of the United States Military Veterans Club in Auckland, and the club’s president fears that will mean a 60 year tradition of honouring U.S. Memorial Day will eventually die out, too. More >>

Memorial Day Commemorated in NZ

Friday, 28 May 2010, 2:06 pm | US Embassy Wellington

The small group of American military veterans who have made their home in New Zealand will come together on Sunday May 30 to commemorate their fallen comrades in a wreath-laying ceremony at Auckland War Memorial Museum. The service – which marks the 62nd annual ... More >>



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