New Zealand Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia


Vice Presidential Office. Vice President Boediono received New Zealand Ambassador to Indonesia David Taylor on Monday, 28 February 2011. “We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to the people and Government of New Zealand over the recent earthquake, “the Vice President said. New Zealand Deputy Head of Mission Chris Langley also attended the meeting. The Vice President said that when an earthquake and tsunami struck Mentawai, the first group that managed to reach Mentawai was from New Zealand.


In memory of all those who lost their lives in the Christchurch Earthquake, 22 February 2011.

The New Zealand Embassy Jakarta advises that there will be a condolence book open at the Embassy on Wednesday 2 March and Thursday 3 March from 0800 to 1600 daily.

Members of the public are welcome to visit the Embassy to sign the book at:
New Zealand Embassy
10th floor Sentral Senayan 11
Jl.Asia Africa No 8
Gelora Bung Karno
Jakarta Pusat
Telephone 2995 5800.


“Indonesia will receive up to 50 postgraduate scholarships from the New Zealand Government, up from 15 in 2010”, New Zealand Ambassador David Taylor announced.


Ambassador David Taylor and Deputy Head of Mission Chris Langley called on the Speaker of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Taufik Kiemas to discuss key areas of New Zealand ’s bilateral engagement with Indonesia , including cooperation on geothermal energy, scholarships, agriculture cooperation and other elements of the development programme.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully this morning confirmed that there are now 300 international search and rescue personnel in Christchurch, from four international contributors, working alongside Zew Zealanders to boost rescue efforts following the devastating earthquake.

Support from the United States is due to arrive overnight and from the United Kingdom tomorrow morning, boosting the number of search and rescue personnel by 130.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully confirmed that New Zealand has grave fears that foreign nationals may be among the fatalities from Christchurch's devastating earthquake.

One of the most damaged buildings is the CTV building which housed a private language school for foreign students called Kings education, a regional television station and a nursing school and other businesses.

"The Minister of Tertiary Education, Hon Steven Joyce has today spoken with the Director of Kings Education John Ryder to offer any support the government can give.


A magnitude 6.3 earthquake occurred near the city of Christchurch in Canterbury, New Zealand, on 22 February 2011.

Updates on the earthquake are available on the Canterbury Earthquake website (


  Indonesia akan menerima sampai 50 beasiswa dari Pemerintah Selandia Baru, naik dari 15 pada 2010,” Duta Besar Selandia Baru umumkan hari ini. “Penambahan jumlah beasiswa yang besar ini merefleksikan upaya-upaya Selandia Baru untuk memperkuat hubungan dengan Indonesia dan ASEAN secara keseluruhan.” Pendaftaran sekarang dibuka untuk beasiswa ASEAN untuk siswa pasca-sarjana Indonesia untuk melanjutkan studi di Selandia Baru pada tahun ajaran 2012.



 With support from the New Zealand Embassy, the Nairobi Trio will perform at the 2011 Java Jazz Festival, 4-6 March, alongside Indonesian guitar legend Jonas Julio. The Trio – New Zealand ’s premier jazz ensemble – will also play a free performance at Paramadina University at 5pm on 3 March.


 Open to eligible candidates from the public, private and civil society sectors, the
New Zealand-ASEAN Scholars Awards seek to empower individuals with the
knowledge, skills and qualifications to contribute to economic,
social and political development within ASEAN nations.

A revitalized scholarships scheme, the New Zealand-ASEAN-Scholars Awards, seeks to make a substantial contribution to ASEAN’s development by providing increased opportunities for postgraduate studies in New Zealand, including for Indonesians.

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