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Newly Declassified Material Made Available

Friday, 28 June 2019, 1:35 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Newly Declassified Material Made Available As a result of legal proceedings in the United States related to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, the U.S. Government has made public video footage pertaining to Operation Burnham and military operations ... More >>

U.S. University Athletes visit NZ

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 12:16 pm | US Embassy Wellington

This weekend, representatives from ten major U.S. universities, and from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), will be available to answer questions from New Zealand students about studying in the United States. More >>

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Visiting New Zealand

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:06 am | US Embassy Wellington

The U.S. Secretary of the Navy (or SECNAV), Ray Mabus, is visiting New Zealand this week to meet with New Zealand’s military leaders and officials on a wide range of issues. In his time as Secretary of the Navy, Mabus has visited more than 140 ... More >>

Visiting Members of Congress

Monday, 4 April 2016, 12:10 pm | US Embassy Wellington

A U.S. congressional delegation, including two members of the United States House of Representatives, is visiting New Zealand this week. Representative Matt Salmon of Arizona is the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and ... More >>

Admiral Scott Swift Three-day visit to NZ

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 2:11 pm | US Embassy Wellington

This weekend, Admiral Scott Swift, Commander of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet, will begin a three-day visit to New Zealand to meet with New Zealand Navy leadership. More >>

United States – New Zealand Strategic Dialogue

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 10:59 am | US Embassy Wellington

United States Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Mr. Daniel Russel and New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary Mr. Brook Barrington met in Washington on May 29, 2015 to co-chair the fifth United States – New Zealand ... More >>

Anzac Day statement by US Secretary of State John Kerry

Friday, 24 April 2015, 11:49 am | US Embassy Wellington

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, it is my pleasure to extend our warmest regards, this April 25th, to the people of Australia and New Zealand on this very special Anzac Day. More >>

US Ambassador Mark Gilbert welcomed to New Zealand

Monday, 9 February 2015, 2:25 pm | US Embassy Wellington

US Ambassador Mark Gilbert welcomed to New Zealand 9 February 2015 US Ambassador to New Zealand Mark Gilbert today presented his credentials to Governor-General Jerry Mateparae at a ceremony at Government House. This was the final step in the process ... More >>

Video: Meet Mark Gilbert, U.S. Ambassador-Designate to NZ

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 1:10 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Join us in welcoming Ambassador-Designate Mark Gilbert and his wife Nancy. They are arriving in New Zealand shortly and wanted to introduce themselves. Watch this video to learn about his connections with Aotearoa, and why he thinks the partnership between ... More >>

Kiwi youth leaders on State Department tour of United States

Monday, 1 December 2014, 3:49 pm | US Embassy Wellington

Kiwi youth leaders on State Department tour of United States 1 December 2014 A group of high school pupils from the Auckland region are travelling to the United States on a US Government Youth Leadership Program sponsored by the US Embassy. The nine ... More >>

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 >>



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