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Young Kiwis get the inside scoop on U.S. politics by top professor

Guest blog post by James Fleury from the U.S. Embassy Youth Council  Fifty members of the U.S. Embassy Youth Council had the chance to learn the finer details of the US political system from Professor Todd Belt, Director of Political Management at George Washington University. The US Embassy Youth Council has members from across New ...
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Memorial Day Service 2020

This Memorial Day ceremony is a little different…as the world is facing an unprecedented global pandemic. So on this Memorial Day, along with our military, I would also like to recognize & remember those front line health care workers, emergency medical personnel, police, and everyday Americans & New Zealanders who have given their lives to ...
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Passing of Ambassador Matthew J. Matthews

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 20, 2020. We are deeply saddened by the passing on May 20 of Ambassador Matthew J. Matthews and, on behalf of the Department of State, I offer our deepest condolences to his family. Ambassador Matthews had a long and distinguished career in the State Department and was admired by all with whom ...
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COVID-19 – Important Notice regarding Visa and American Citizen Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE. U.S. CITIZEN SERVICES: As of June 18, 2020, all U.S. Citizen services will be available by appointment only. You may now  schedule an appointment  for the following services: U.S. Passports Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBA) Federal benefits processing Notarial services Certificate of Loss of Nationality  You must schedule an appointment for all services. Walk in hours for notaries and ...
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Grants Program – Notice of Funding Opportunities

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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