New Zealand Embassy Jakarta, Indonesia


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.


From 18 March 2013, the office which receives applications for visas for travel to New Zealand has changed.


New Zealand Embassy media release ahead of New Zealand Education Fairs in Medan, Jakarta and Surabaya

Jakarta, INDONESIA - March 7th 2013: Ahead of a major series of New Zealand education fairs in Jakarta on Sunday 17 March, Medan on 16 March and Surabaya on 20 March, H.E. David Taylor, Ambassador of New Zealand to Indonesia, said: “Our message is simple: New Zealand offers world class educational facilities at reasonable cost, high-quality qualifications that are recognised and transferable, and in an environment that is safe, fun and friendly”.


Applications are currently open for the New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Awards (NZAS) for the 2014 study intake for postgraduate study in New Zealand.  The closing date for applications is 22 April 2013.

Up to 50 scholarships are available per year for Indonesians to pursue postgraduate studies – including Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s degree and doctorate/PhD – at New Zealand’s eight world-class universities.  There is also a special allocation of two scholarships available per year for people working at the ASEAN Secretariat.


Newest entry from the Ambassador's blog (

I recently spent a fortnight in New Zealand. This was not only a good opportunity to enjoy the brilliant late summer weather in Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland, but also a chance to connect with a wide range of businesses with interests in Indonesia.


Statement issued by Ambassador of New Zealand, H.E. Mr David Taylor

23 February 2013

"On behalf of the New Zealand government, I wish to convey sympathy to Indonesia over the killings of eight soldiers and four civilians in Papua province on 21 February. I extend deepest condolences to the families of those slain.


One of the most important aspects of an Embassy’s work is the provision of consular services and support. When New Zealanders get into trouble, we need to respond quickly. The safe travel website ( provides a lot of helpful information to think about before travelling and when something goes wrong. It’s the obvious first place to go for information and advice, and is the official source of advice for New Zealanders travelling or living overseas.

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