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UK medics fight deadly measles outbreak in Samoa

Friday, 29 November 2019, 1:16 pm | British High Commission

UK medics will help save lives in Samoa where a fatal outbreak of measles is affecting thousands of people. The group of 13 British doctors and nurses left the UK for the Pacific island today (Friday, November 29) to help children who are suffering. The ... More >>

Nationals from NZ can now use automated ePassport gates

Monday, 20 May 2019, 12:51 pm | British High Commission

Eligible travellers from New Zealand can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK quickly and securely in changes being made to the border from today (Monday 20 May). Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the ... More >>

HMS Montrose to visit New Zealand

Monday, 14 January 2019, 9:32 am | British High Commission

Devonport Naval Base will host Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose from Tuesday 15 to Sunday 20 January - the first Royal Navy Ship to berth at Devonport Naval Base for more than 20 years. More >>

NZ consults on a new free trade agreement with the UK

Monday, 26 November 2018, 12:18 pm | British High Commission

The government of New Zealand is seeking views about a free trade agreement with the UK and on Friday 23 November issued a call for written submissions. International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox has welcomed the step, which will help to ensure that ... More >>

The Queen recognises New Zealand volunteer

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 4:53 pm | British High Commission

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has today recognised Maata McManus, representing New Zealand, as the 74th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service supporting women by sharing the traditional art of korowai. More >>

Graham Stuart to Promote UK Trade And Investment in NZ

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 10:53 am | British High Commission

UK Investment Minister Graham Stuart is in New Zealand this week to promote UK-New Zealand investment and trade links as the UK prepares to forge its way in the world after it exits the EU. More >>

Governor of Pitcairn Documents Her First Visit

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 11:54 am | British High Commission

Governor of Pitcairn Documents Her First Visit With 51 inhabitants, Pitcairn Island is one of the smallest and most remote territories on Earth. Its Governor Laura Clarke paid her first visit in May 2018 – and shot a short film documenting her experience. More >>

British High Commission celebrates International Women's Day

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:33 pm | British High Commission

The British High Commisison last night released a very special edition of its " Tea with the High Commission " podcast, featuring Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Queen recognises NZ volunteer

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:43 pm | British High Commission

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has today, March 6th 2018, recognised Diane Vivian, of New Zealand as the 23rd Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary work establishing and running ‘Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust’. More >>

Lord Mayor of London visits New Zealand

Monday, 19 February 2018, 11:53 am | British High Commission

The Lord Mayor of London, an ambassador for the UK’s financial and professional services industry, is visiting New Zealand at the head of a business delegation this week with the aim of strengthening trade links with the City of London. More >>

'Paddington 2' Screens at Wellington City Mission

Monday, 18 December 2017, 11:19 am | British High Commission

To mark the release of British Film “ Paddington 2 , the British High Commission Wellington has organised a premier screening on the 19th of December with the Wellington City Mission distributing tickets to local families in need. More >>

UK Foreign Secretary on UK-NZ infrastructure partnerships

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 4:14 pm | British High Commission

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, met with senior representatives from NZ government and industry and UK infrastructure firms in Wellington today to share insights and discuss opportunities for future collaboration. More >>

Foreign Secretary to hold trade and security talks in NZ

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 12:15 pm | British High Commission

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will hold talks on trade, foreign policy and international security issues during a two-day visit to New Zealand. More >>

British Memorial Design Revealed

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 11:24 am | British High Commission

After years of work with Weta Workshop, the British High Commission has revealed the final design of the United Kingdom’s presence in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. More >>

The GREAT Bus Pulls into the Octagon

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:03 pm | British High Commission

As the Lions’ tour reaches the fourth stop on the New Zealand series, the British High Commission’s mobile home will be in full force again, this time stationed in Dunedin’s Octagon. More >>

British High Commission Bus Sets Up in Central Auckland

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 3:11 pm | British High Commission

Following the completion of a successful trip to Whangarei and Waitangi, the British High Commission will now make central Auckland home for the next three days. More >>

Condolence book to open in Wellington and Auckland

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 11:15 am | British High Commission

A Book of Condolence for the victims of the London Bridge attacks will be opened at the Australian High Commission, 72–76 Hobson Street, Thorndon , Wellington on the following hours: More >>

The British High Commission is Coming to Whangarei

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10:32 am | British High Commission

British High Commissioner, Jonathan Sinclair and his team will be taking a mobile British office on a nationwide tour - alongside the British & Irish Lions. More >>

Condolence book to open

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:11 pm | British High Commission

A Book of Condolence for the victims of the Manchester Arena Bombing will be opened at the Australian High Commission, 72–76 Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington on the following hours: More >>

Jonathan Sinclair on the triggering of Article 50

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 4:45 pm | British High Commission

Yesterday, the UK government, acting in accordance with the wishes of the British people, began the process for leaving the European Union. More >>

 

 

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