What's been happening? Public Affairs Update
Over the last week Mission New Zealand (aka U.S. Embassy Wellington and U.S. Consulate Auckland) has been busy with a variety of engagements!
Below is a sample of what we have been up to…including the Young Pacific Leaders conference, saying goodbye to SOFIA, saying hello to the Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi, welcoming University of Delaware students, a session with Professor Brunsman and the U.S. Embassy Youth Council, 50 years of Sister Cities – Auckland and Los Angeles, and brewing beer for New Zealand premier food and beverage festival, Beervana.
The Young Pacific Leaders Conference
Goodbye NASA SOFIA!
Hello Premier of Niue, Dalton Tagelagi!
I was honored to meet Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi @PremierNiue for the first time today to discuss climate change mitigation, COVID economic recovery, and furthering the strong partnership between the United States and Niue! 🇺🇸🇳🇺 pic.twitter.com/fMN2mKvzXx
— Ambassador Tom Udall 🇺🇸 (@USAmbNZ) July 18, 2022
Welcome University of Delaware students!
Last week, the US Consulate in Auckland welcomed 20 freshmen students from @UDelaware studying at the @AucklandUni for the next few months. They chatted with foreign service officers and got a crash course in Kiwi culture, politics, history and Te Reo. 🇺🇸🇳🇿 pic.twitter.com/q4gt0JBhpA
— US Embassy NZ 🇺🇸🇳🇿 (@usembassynz) July 20, 2022
US Embassy Youth Council & Professor Brunsman
Auckland Chapter of the US Mission Youth Council met at the Consulate to hear from Professor Brunsman of @GWtweets Youth Councilors joined in virtually from around Aotearoa. Thanks to Professor Brunsman on his fascinating talk about the American Revolution and its consequences pic.twitter.com/IwM57G6AVx
— US Embassy NZ 🇺🇸🇳🇿 (@usembassynz) July 21, 2022