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COVID-19 Information

Updated April 16th, 2021. COVID-19 Information: NEW ZEALAND COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL UPDATE – MARCH 12th:  All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. Further details:  https://covid19.govt.nz. ******** *** Effective January 26th, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days ...
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COVID-19 – Important Notice regarding Visa and American Citizen Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE: NEW ZEALAND COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL UPDATE – MARCH 12th:  All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. Further details:  https://covid19.govt.nz. American Citizen Services: U.S. citizens may schedule appointments for the following services: passport applications, consular reports of birth abroad, federal benefit services, notarial services, and renunciations Visa Services: U.S. Consulate General Auckland is ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Earthquake and Tsunami Resources

Due to an increase in strong earthquake activity in New Zealand on March 5, 2021, U.S. Consulate Auckland is sending the following reminders regarding earthquake safety. Earthquake Preparedness For information on preparing for an earthquake before, during, and after an earthquake, visit:  ready.gov/earthquakes .  It is recommended that you prepare an  emergency preparedness kit  with enough food and water for three days at home 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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Join the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand Youth Council in 2021!

UPDATE: Applications for 2021 have now closed. The U.S. Embassy in New Zealand is pleased to announce the 2021 Youth Council Program. This is an opportunity for students and young professionals in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Palmerston North, and Auckland to engage with U.S. experts, dignitaries, and officials from a variety of fields throughout 2021. Application ...
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The 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The United States welcomes companies of all sizes, from established multinationals to high-growth startups. The SelectUSA Investment Summit brings the diversity of the United States together under one roof – enabling any business to find the people, resources, and market it needs to be successful. The 8th annual SelectUSA Investment Summit promotes the United States as the world’s ...
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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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Online Fee Payments for Adult U.S. Passport Renewal Applications

ANNOUNCEMENT:  Beginning April 16, 2021, U.S. Mission New Zealand will begin accepting online fee payments for adult U.S. passport renewal applications.  Paying online allows you to mail your application to the U.S. Consulate in Auckland without the need to apply in person.  Please see our  Passport Renewal webpage  to determine if you are eligible for online fee payment. ...
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COVID-19 Information

Updated April 16th, 2021. COVID-19 Information: NEW ZEALAND COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL UPDATE – MARCH 12th:  All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. Further details:  https://covid19.govt.nz. ******** *** Effective January 26th, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days ...
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COVID-19 – Important Notice regarding Visa and American Citizen Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE: NEW ZEALAND COVID-19 ALERT LEVEL UPDATE – MARCH 12th:  All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. Further details:  https://covid19.govt.nz. American Citizen Services: U.S. citizens may schedule appointments for the following services: passport applications, consular reports of birth abroad, federal benefit services, notarial services, and renunciations Visa Services: U.S. Consulate General Auckland is ...
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Study & Sport in the USA with the NCAA Eligibility Center

Join us in-person or through Facebook Live! Are you a talented student-athlete currently competing at a high level in your sport? You could be a candidate for a sports scholarship! Join EducationUSA and the NCAA to learn about student-athlete eligibility requirements and the process of earning sports scholarships. What? Study and Sport in the USA ...
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SelectUSA and the U.S. – the Fix & Fogg story

Guest blog by Roman Jewell, co-founder of Fix & Fogg. This year’s  SelectUSA Investment Summit will be virtual featuring 100+ virtual sessions, with access to investors/U.S. economic development organisations (full details in the link below). Roman Jewell, co-founder of Fix & Fogg had a chance to attend the SelectUSA Summit back in 2019, and shares his U.S. story ...
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