In The News


27 August 2018

‘A hero, a leader’: NZ politicians, dignitaries remember US senator John McCain

Longtime United States senator John McCain has been remembered as an "inspirational" leader and a man of integrity. | Read more

14 June 2018

New Fulbright-NPM Graduates Announced

Continuing a proud tradition of investing in and supporting Māori graduate scholarship to create new dynamic international opportunities, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is pleased to announce its most recent award recipients, in partnership with Fulbright New Zealand. | Read more

21 May 2018

US to help Pacific islands access Green Climate Fund

The United States says it's working to improve access to the UN Green Climate Fund for Pacific Islands. | Read more

01 March 2018

MFAT doubles financial contribution to Fulbright New Zealand awards programme

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is doubling its annual contribution to Fulbright New Zealand to $1.35 million, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says. | Read more

30 December 2017

NZ navy officer looking forward to breaking the ice

A New Zealand Navy officer has leapt to attention at the chance to sail with the USA to Antarctica. | Read more

29 December 2017

US ice-cutting ship Polar Star helps out in Christchurch en route to Antarctica

A United States Coast Guard ship has arrived in Christchurch, on its way to complete an ice-cutting mission in Antarctica. | Read more

03 October 2017

Prime Minister offers condolences to U.S.

Prime Minister Bill English has offered his condolences to the people of the United States in the wake of the mass shooting which took place in Las Vegas overnight. | Read more

02 October 2017

US warns of North Korean missile impact on NZ

New Zealand's more than 10,000 kilometres away from North Korea's missile tests but the United States says that distance doesn't mean we're immune from the affects of an attack. | Read more

25 June 2017

New US ambassador Scott Brown arrives in NZ, starts ticking off bucket list

The US ambassador to New Zealand has already ticked an item off his bucket list - on his first day in the country. | Read more

24 May 2017

Saving lives from the sea and the sky: Dramatic multi-national Coastguard demonstration

Something special unfolded in the skies over Auckland today, and it was all in the aid of saving lives. | Read more

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