New Zealand Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia


Listen to this recent podcast by New Zealand’s Ambassador to ASEAN David Taylor in which he discusses with Research Director of the Asia NZ Foundation Dr Andrew Butcher why ASEAN is important to New Zealand, why the New Zealand Government recently released its official ASEAN Partnership strategy and what the opportunities and costs are for New Zealand’s future relationship with ASEAN.



Press Release: Sir Peter Gluckman Chief Science Advisor - Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee
Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, KNZM FRSNZ FMedSci FRS Chief Science Advisor

The First Meeting of APEC Chief Science Advisors and Equivalents was held in Medan, Indonesia on 29-30 June 2013 and followed APEC Leaders’ approving a proposal for such a meeting put forward by New Zealand and Russia in 2012.


We have stepped up our engagement with Indonesia around education links. Why? We want to support Indonesia and we want to share our world class capabilities with our friends in Indonesia.


A question I frequently get is “can you help me get a visa to New Zealand?” often followed by a remark about how difficult it can be to obtain visas to certain countries.


We have stepped up our engagement with Indonesia around education links. Why? We want to support Indonesia and we want to share our world class capabilities with our friends in Indonesia.

The New Zealand story

New Zealand has long been recognised for providing world class education. International education really kicked off with the Colombo Plan scholarships, awarded to students from developing nations like Indonesia since the 1950s.


Discussions with New Zealand companies in recent weeks has highlighted the value in breaking down how the New Zealand Embassy can support business. This blog is an attempt to set out simply and clearly what the team here can do to help.

The key agencies so far as New Zealand companies are concerned are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFAT) and Trade and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). We work closely together and are co-located in the New Zealand Embassy in Jakarta.


The New Zealand Inc Strategy for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) was launched by Prime Minister John Key this morning in Auckland.


Smoke haze from fires in Sumatra (Indonesia) is currently causing very high pollution readings in Singapore, parts of Malaysia, and Sumatra itself. The haze is generally worse between June and October depending on the number of fires lit, wind direction and climatic conditions.


Led by New Zealand Government Minister Hon. Maurice Williamson, a delegation of 52 New Zealand business people are visiting Indonesia this week, to strengthen the trade relationship between the two countries. 


Prime Minister's 2013 Anzac Day message, 25 April 2013

Anzac Day is a time when Kiwis around the world take time to pay tribute to the thousands of brave New Zealanders who left their homes and families to fight for the values we hold dear. They could not have foreseen what their sacrifice would come to represent for New Zealanders all these years later.

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