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Apply now for the US Embassy Youth Council 2019!

Apply Here! Application Deadline: Friday, April 29th, 2019. Program Description:   The U.S. Embassy in New Zealand is very pleased to announce the 2019 Youth Council Program. This is an opportunity for students and young professionals in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington to engage with the U.S. experts, dignitaries, and officials from a variety of fields throughout 2019. ...
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Modelling the Polar Star – veteran of the Merchant Navy, Pete from Kapiti Coast, boards the real mccoy!

An absolute delight yesterday to have Pete Woodward tour the visiting US Coast Guard Cutter, Polar Star. A veteran of the Merchant Navy, Pete, who is almost 80 years old, is now a volunteer with the New Zealand Coastguard on the Kapiti Coast. He and his fellow volunteers are the brave Kiwis who will go ...
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Enhancing U.S.-New Zealand Co-operation in Antarctica

  The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) POLAR STAR (WAGB-10) will make a port call in Wellington next week.  The United States has been granted New Zealand’s permission for the POLAR STAR to visit after completing its seasonal operations in support of the National Science Foundation-managed U.S. Antarctic Program. “Each year the USCGC POLAR STAR ...
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