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Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity

MORE DETAILS & APPLY HERE!!   The U.S. Embassy New Zealand Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please ...
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COVID-19 Information

 Updated October 20th 2020. Country-Specific Information: As of October 20th 2020, New Zealand has had 1,887 confirmed & probable cases of COVID-19 within its borders ( interactive map of New Zealand cases / the latest number of cases can be found here ). Currently, there are 33 active cases in New Zealand. New Zealand COVID-19 Alert Levels: These alert levels specify the public health and social measures to be taken. ...
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COVID-19 – Important Notice regarding Visa and American Citizen Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE. Update: Auckland Continues is at Alert Level 2, rest of New Zealand at Alert Level 1. The Government of New Zealand announced that the Auckland region moved to Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand to Alert Level 1. ( details here ). The U.S. Consulate General in Auckland has resumed routine consular ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens/Nationals – Registering to Vote, 2020

U.S. Consulate General Auckland, New Zealand Message for U.S. Citizens/Nationals – Registering to Vote, 2020. Check out our voting page >> RIGHT HERE . Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to ...
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E-1 & E-2 Visas

We are Rocking a New Visa: What are E-1 and E-2 visas? Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas are for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation, including New Zealand. To find out if your business qualifies, what you need to apply, and how to apply, visit our overview page here.
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Be aware of ESTA scams

Looking for a USA Visa ? You may be eligible for an ESTA . This is the only official U.S. government Department of Homeland Security (DHS) website for applying for ESTA: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/ . If at any time, you are being asked to pay more than the equivalent of U.S. $14.00, then you are not at the U.S. Customs and ...
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Grants Program – General Notice of Funding Opportunity

MORE DETAILS & APPLY HERE!!   The U.S. Embassy New Zealand Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please ...
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Niue celebrates Constitution Day

Fakaalofa lahi atu kia mutolu oti. Much greetings to you all. On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Niue as you celebrate your forty-sixth Constitution Day on October 19. The hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic have proven a challenge for us all.  As we adapt to a changed ...
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COVID-19 Information

 Updated October 20th 2020. Country-Specific Information: As of October 20th 2020, New Zealand has had 1,887 confirmed & probable cases of COVID-19 within its borders ( interactive map of New Zealand cases / the latest number of cases can be found here ). Currently, there are 33 active cases in New Zealand. New Zealand COVID-19 Alert Levels: These alert levels specify the public health and social measures to be taken. ...
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Cybersecurity tips with Katrina

During the month of October we’ll share some tips on how to #BeCyberSmart, common scams and how to avoid them, and how to report Cyber Crime. Follow #BeCyberSmart on social media for tips, and visit https://www.dhs.gov/be-cyber-smart . Katrina Jacobson, a cybersecurity expert, shares her cybersecurity tips… ****** When I say what is the first thing you ...
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US Embassy of New Zealand held the Connecting Young Leaders conference

Guest blog post by U.S. Embassy Youth Councilor, Lit Wei Chin. In late September, the US Embassy of New Zealand held the Connecting Young Leaders conference in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington). This brought together the US-NZ Youth Council across the country from Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, and Wellington. It was an opportunity for us to engage with ...
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