Joint Statement on United States – New Zealand Virtual Strategic Dialogue

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JULY 23, 2020. The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and New Zealand on the occasion of the 2020 U.S.-NZ Virtual Strategic Dialogue. Begin Text: United States Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Mr. David ...
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Ambassador Scott Brown – Statement on COVID-19

From United States Ambassador Scott Brown:  “My team and I have been in close contact with the New Zealand Government since we all became aware of COVID-19. All countries around the world are doing everything they can to deal with this virus. As we must.  “The United States and many other countries are imposing travel ...
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New Zealand remembers September 11

By Public Affairs staff, U.S. Consulate Auckland. New Zealand remembers September 11 with a viral haka, an Auckland Sky Tower stair climb, a visit from the New York Fire Department and more…  In the week leading up to the Auckland commemoration of the 9/11 attacks, the United States Embassy and Consulate were pleased to ...
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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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Evisa – Good for business (op-ed)

By U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown. NZ Herald op-ed . If there’s one thing my time in Aotearoa has underscored for me is how engaged Kiwis are in the world. Kiwis love to travel. The great OE is almost a rite of passage. New Zealanders travel for pleasure and they travel for business. Thousands of New Zealanders use our ...
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Recruitment for 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Embassy Led Eight Companies to 2018 Investment Event Seeking Business Opportunities in United States.  Press Release, WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – Ambassador Scott Brown today announced he is recruiting companies to join the New Zealand business delegation 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 10-12, in Washington, D.C. The Investment Summit promotes the United States as the world’s premier ...
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U.S. Memorial for Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Unveiled

Press Release U.S. Embassy Wellington. The U.S. Memorial unveiled today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, Tamsin Evans, Deputy Chief Executive Delivery, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today. “Pukeahu is a special place for New Zealanders and visitors to reflect on ...
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Pacific Women Leaders: Vanessa Masoa

By Gail Brown. For the next blog in the  Pacific Women Leaders  series, I met with Vanessa Masoa – Rugby player. Mentor. By profession, Vanessa Masoa is a Careers Development Consultant to the Tertiary Education Commission (formerly Careers New Zealand). By passion, Vanessa Masoa is a determined competitor who loves the adrenaline rush of playing rugby. She now ...
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Signing of the KIWI Act

“This is a historic day for the United States and New Zealand partnership…” – Ambassador Scott Brown. Press Release, U.S. Embassy Welllington, August 2nd, 2018. Ambassador Scott P. Brown strongly welcomes President Trump signing the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act, or KIWI Act, into law today in Washington, D.C. The KIWI Act will allow eligible New Zealand nationals to ...
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