In The News

08 June 2017

Senate confirms Scott Brown as US ambassador to New Zealand

President Trump's pick to be ambassador to New Zealand was confirmed Thursday in a broad show of support by the Senate for a former colleague. | Read more

31 May 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit New Zealand next week

The United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is jetting his way to New Zealand next week for an official visit. | 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

24 May 2017

US Coastguard involved in dramatic mock search and rescue operation on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf

New Zealand is hosting a 26 nation Pacific search and rescue conference, aimed at improving operations in the region. | Read more

23 May 2017

NZ trade minister Todd McClay scores early invitation from US counterpart

Trade Minister Todd McClay hopes to travel to Washington next month after receiving an early invitation from newly appointed US trade representative Robert Lighthizer, who is only a week into the job. | Read more

21 May 2017

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Ministerial Statement

Ministers and Vice Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). | Read more

18 May 2017

Trump’s pick for Ambassador to New Zealand talks of ‘unwavering’ friendship between two countries

New Zealand has been an "unwavering friend" to the United States, admired for its "fiercely independent" foreign policy, the US Foreign Relations Committee has been told by the man seeking to become Ambassador here. | Read more

11 May 2017

Questions about TPP’s future as NZ ratifies agreement

The New Zealand government has ratified the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade agreement. | Read more

11 May 2017

TPP hopes still alive despite loss of US

New Zealand has become the second country to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. But with the United States pulling out, is it really worthwhile - and what are the chances of getting it across the l | Read more

25 April 2017

US Secretary of State inspired by ANZAC courage

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sent Australia and New Zealand America's best thoughts, prayers and wishes for Anzac Day. | Read more

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