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Message for U.S. Citizens/Nationals – Registering to Vote, 2020

U.S. Consulate General Auckland, New Zealand Updated, January 17th, 2020: Message for U.S. Citizens/Nationals – Registering to Vote, 2020. 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 register annually ...
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White Island Eruption

UPDATE 12/13/19: “The tragedy at Whakaari/White Island has been, and continues to be, unspeakably difficult for the victims and their families. Supporting them is our primary focus.    Today, at the end of a harrowing week, I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge anyone and everyone who has helped.  In the immediate aftermath of ...
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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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Security Alert: U.S. Consulate General Auckland (January 7, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Consulate General Auckland (January 7, 2020) Location: New Zealand Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep ...
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Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2020

We’re looking for young leaders who are passionate about improving their communities, countries and the Pacific region! If you’re between the ages of 25-35, apply today to attend our Young Pacific Leaders conference in Papua New Guinea from 21-24 April 2020.  Apply by 3 February here ! More Information: The 7th Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Papua New Guinea will take place 21-24 April 2020 through ...
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Grants Program – Notice of Funding Opportunity

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 carefully ...
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