New Zealand Embassy Tehran, Iran

Who is in the Embassy

New Zealand has had an Embassy in Tehran since April 1975, making it our longest standing mission in the Middle East.

Seconded staff

  • HE Mr Eamonn O'Shaughnessy - Ambassador to Iran and High Commissioner for Pakistan
  • Mr Ben Steele - Deputy Head of Mission and First Secretary


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