New Zealand Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia

01-04-11

Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 21 July 1985, since childhood, Jonas has had a passion for music and natural ability to communicate his emotions and stories through music. At the age of six, Jonas started his musical journey by learning piano, where he was taught the basic foundations of music. In 1997, he and his family moved to Auckland, New Zealand, where Jonas adapted to the different musical surroundings of his new environment. During this time, he discovered music was particularly themed around guitar, where he found his passion.

30-03-11

For the first time, the Indonesian students in New Zealand held a congress and established the New Zealand Chapter of the Indonesian Students Association (PPI Selandia Baru). The event took place at the Indonesian Embassy in Wellington. William Huang, a student at Canterbury University, was elected as the Chair of the Presidium of PPI Selandia Baru.

30-03-11

Over the period 14 to 19 March, Col Tony Hill, Defence Attaché, and Peter Nunan, Second Secretary and Consul, from the Embassy attended the ASEAN Regional Forum Disaster relief exercise (ARF DiREx) in Manado North Sulawesi.

28-03-11

The New Zealand-ASEAN Scholars Awards are open to eligible candidates from the public, private and civil society sectors.

28-03-11

Tuesday 8 March 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (IWD), an internationally significant day celebrated across the globe. The global United Nations theme for the day this year is ‘Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women’. Celebrations continue throughout the month of March, with hundreds of events taking place worldwide to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.

28-03-11

The Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, has been pleased to approve the appointment of Lieutenant General Jeremiah Mateparae as the next Governor-General of New Zealand.

General Mateparae will serve in succession to the Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, who will complete his term of office on 23 August 2011.

21-03-11

A delegation of senior New Zealand aviation sector representatives visited Jakarta in February to engage with Indonesian interests about business prospects.

21-03-11

According to the political pundits Anies Baswedan has got “the right stuff” to be a future president.

He comes from a famous family with a creditable past — his grandfather AR Baswedan was an independence activist.

He was raised in Yogyakarta, the cultural center of Java, the son of academics. His wife Fery Farhati is a psychologist. He’s overseas educated, unafraid of criticizing the government and isn’t squeamish about attacking Islamic hardline violence.

21-03-11

"Indonesia has demonstrated the depth of its friendship and strong ties with New Zealand through its generous grant to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal”, New Zealand Ambassador David Taylor said when he received a US$500,000 grant for the appeal from Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare Agung Laksono on 17 March. Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Marty Natalegawa was also in attendance at the handover ceremony.

18-03-11

“ Indonesia has demonstrated the depth of its friendship and strong ties with New Zealand through its generous grant to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal”, New Zealand Ambassador David Taylor said when he received a US$500,000 grant for the appeal from Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare Agung Laksono on 17 March. Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Marty Natalegawa was also in attendance at the handover ceremony.

 

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