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What do you get when you introduce a legendary culinary figure to a classroom full of budding young chefs?

…a recipe for success! The U.S. Embassy was thrilled to collaborate with the Wellington Culinary Events Trust on their Visa Wellington on a Plate (VWOAP) 2019 program and bring renowned LA-based chef, baker and author, Nancy Silverton, to New Zealand. Chef Nancy is credited with popularizing sourdough and artisan breads in the United States. Nancy ...
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7th Fleet P-8A Poseidon aircraft visits New Zealand

By MC1 Robert R. Shanchez, Patrol Squadron 5 (original post: cpf.navy.mil ) OHAKEA, New Zealand – A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) 5, the “Mad Foxes,” visited Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Ohakea, Aug. 11. “We are honored to have the opportunity to visit New Zealand to strengthen our relationship with ...
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Readout of Secretary of Defense Esper’s Meeting with NZ Minister of Defence Ronald Mark

U.S. Department of Defense Aug. 5, 2019 News Release Press Operations Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper met with New Zealand’s Minister for Defence Ronald Mark in Auckland today to discuss the U.S.-New Zealand defense relationship. The two discussed shared collaboration on regional security issues, particularly in the Pacific Islands, and areas to strengthen U.S.-New ...
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Secretary Esper Travels to Hawaii, Sydney, Auckland, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, and Seoul

Press Release. U.S. Department of Defense. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper embarks Friday, Aug 2 to visit Hawaii, Sydney, Auckland, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar, and Seoul. In Sydney, Secretary Esper will attend the Australia – United States Ministerial Meeting (AUSMIN) where he will join U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in meeting with their Australian counterparts. Throughout his ...
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Thousands line up for Airborne Space Observatory tour

Via Metro News Christchurch-based U.S. Embassy Youth Councilor and New Zealand Broadcasting School student, James Fleury, shared his MetroNews article which highlighted the importance of engaging the public on scientific outreach being undertaken by NASA in Christchurch, NZ. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the public, and VIP tour for members of the U.S. Embassy Youth Council, proved a huge success! *** ...
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