Ambassador Brown and Gail Brown attend the Titahi Bay US Memorial Unveiling

On 3 October 2020, U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown and Mrs Brown had the privilege to join Simon Strombomand, President of the Titahi Bay Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA), and RSA members at a dedication ceremony at the Titahi Bay Cenotaph to unveil plaques in honor of the 1500 US Marines who lived and trained in Titahi Bay before departing to take part …

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Pacific Women Leaders: Lina Chang

By Gail Brown. For the next blog post in the  Pacific Women Leaders  series, I met with Lina Chang. Lina Chang has earned the title of “Mamma” after helping more than 500 children throughout Samoa.  In 2005, Chang opened the Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) which remains Samoa’s only support organization for children who are abused, abandoned, or …

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New Zealand Debut of B-52 Stratofortress at Wings 20th Anniversary Air Festival

Press Release: Wings over Wairarapa Air Festival organisers have announced that a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress will be making its New Zealand debut at their Air Festival. The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered  strategic bomber , designed and built by  Boeing .  It has been operated by the  United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The plane has a typical …

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U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown visits Auckland and Tauranga

Over a few days in Auckland, Ambassador Brown talked U.S. policy with constituents of MP David Seymour and the U.S. Consulate’s Youth Council, met with leaders from Auckland’s Sikh and Jewish communities, checked out a local Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality company’s tech, celebrated US-NZ business ties at the American Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner, and shot …

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