New Zealand Embassy Santiago, Chile


New Zealand Ambassador, John Capper, presented credentials in Peru on 18 September in a ceremony in which he shared with his counterparts from Egypt, Qatar, Colombia and Ecuador. The celebration of this ceremony finalised his appointment as the Ambassador of New Zealand for Peru.


Both leaders met for lunch during the APEC summit recently held in Vladivostok, Russia. During the meeting they discussed various topics in particular TPP negotiations, a free trade agreement that has the potential of becoming a platform for wider regional economic integration. More information regarding the TPP can be found at the following link: TPP Talk.


During early September Sean Hutchinson, Global Sales General Manager for Yealands Vineyard visited Chile. During his stay, Mr. Hutchinson held meetings with local wineindustry representatives in order to strengthen commercial ties.


Nicky Spicer from the International Department of the University of Auckland will give an Information Seminar on 4 September at 18:30hrs at the Intercontinental Hotel, located on Avenida Vitacura 2885.
At the Seminar, you will receive information on study programs, requirements and benefits of studying at the University.

To register please contact


New Zealand Ambassador John E. Capper presented his credentials to President of the Republic of Chile, Mr. Sebastian Pinera.

The ceremony took place on Tuesday 14th August at Salón O’Higgins, La Moneda Palace.



We invite you to our “Study in New Zealand” session to be held on Friday 24th of August at 3pm at the New Zealand Embassy, Isidora Goyenechea 3000, piso 12, Las Condes.


Friday, 17 August 2012, 1:22 pm
Press Release: New Zealand Government

Hon Chris Tremain
Associate Minister of Tourism
17 August 2012 Media Statement

Waka Tapu leaves on historic voyage
Associate Minister of Tourism Chris Tremain says the departure of Waka Tapu this morning from Waitemata Harbour to Rapanui (Easter Island) was an historic moment for New Zealand.


The Documentary Edge Festival is the most important international film festival in Australasia, which is held annually in Auckland and Wellington.


New medical requirements and forms to apply from 30 July.

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