New Zealand Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia


A children-friendly educational initiative undertaken by Save the Children and supported by New Zealand has borne fruit with national exam grades (Ujian Nasional) improving, and reports of violence reducing, as 75 schools in Ambon, central Maluku and West Seram take on board a programme to adopt positive discipline and child-friendly education practices in the classroom.


When New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key met Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Jakarta on 17 April 2012 during the Prime Minister's official visit to Indonesia, President Yudhoyono talked about “taking the relationship [between our two countries] to the next level”.


"Last year, the ASEAN chair was occupied by the regional Goliath, Indonesia. This year sees the first of three David’s take on the role. Cambodia holds the tiller in 2012, Brunei in 2013 and Myanmar in 2014.


On 25 April 2012, New Zealanders and Australians around the world marked the 97th commemoration of ANZAC Day.


Australian Ambassador Greg Moriarty recently hosted a function to thank the Committee of the Australia and New Zealand Association (ANZA) and their sponsors. ANZA has played an important role for many years raising funds for charity work among disadvantaged groups in Indonesia. They also support the New Zealand and Australian community through social activities for partners and families. This year’s appreciation event saw the passing of the baton from outgoing President Lianne Callaghan to incoming President Zana Kimmons.


Well known and award-winning Indonesian journalist Desi Anwar recently interviewed Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key in New Zealand for Metro TV's Face 2 Face programme.


During his recent official visit to Indonesia (15-18 April 2012), the Prime Minister of New Zealand Rt Hon John Key called on Indonesian Vice President Boediono.  Also present were Indonesian Foreign Minister HE Marty Natalegawa, Trade Minister HE Gita Wirjawan, and Indonesian Ambassador to New Zealand HE Agus Sriyono.


One Arrangement and three Memoranda of Undertanding (MoUs) were signed during the recent official visit to Indonesia by New Zealand Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key.


During the recent official visit to Indonesia by Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key, a business seminar was jointly held by KADIN (the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and the New Zealand government (the Embassy and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, NZTE).


Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key recently visited Indonesia (15-18 April) with Minister of Trade Hon Tim Groser and a large business delegation. 

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