New Zealand Embassy Beijing, China

20-04-10

New Zealand is contributing RMB 2 million to humanitarian relief for victims of the earthquake that hit Qinghai Province in China, Foreign Minister Murray McCully announced today.

15-04-10

Foreign Minister Murray McCully offers condolences and says New Zealand is ready to support China humanitarian response to yesterday’s devastating earthquake in China’s Qinghai Province.

“While details are still emerging, it is already clear that there has been significant loss of life and destruction caused by the 6.9 quake and aftershocks in Qinghai province,” Mr McCully said.

“I have written personally to senior leaders in China offering the sincere sympathy and condolences of the people of New Zealand to those affected by the earthquake.

14-04-10

Trade Minister Tim Groser has signed the New Zealand Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership agreement, saying it is a significant achievement that further strengthens links between New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Please click here to learn more.

14-04-10

Please click here to read the full release.

14-04-10

Please click here to read the full release.

14-04-10

Please click here to read the full speech.

29-03-10

To read the full press release on Minister Carter's visit to China click here.  

29-03-10

To read the full press release on Minister McCully's visit to China click here.

23-03-10

To read the full press release on Minister Groser's visit click here.

10-02-10

Hon Tim Groser paid his first official visit to Beijing from 1-3 February 2010 as Minister of Trade and Minister Responsible for International Climate Change Negotiations. Mr Groser had previously visited China many times in other capacities, most recently at the signing of the New Zealand–China Free Trade Agreement in April 2008.

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