New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan


Representing the government of New Zealand, Ambassador Mark Sinclair attended the commemorative ceremony for the victims ofthe 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake in Tokyo on 11 March.


An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


Air New Zealand is boosting capacity on its Japan services by 30 percent from November.

Press release by Air New Zealand

General Manager Japan Scott Carr says an overwhelming response to the airline’s recent campaign with Tourism New Zealand has further strengthened confidence in the Japan market.


Japanese beef producers are now able to export their products to New Zealand for the first time since 2010.


If you’ve been considering a trip to New Zealand in the near future, this might be just the news you’ve been waiting for, as Air New Zealand has just launched a new campaign exclusive to Japan, offering 30% off their standard fares!


The New Zealand and Australian Ambassadors wish to announce that an ANZAC Day Memorial Service will be held at the Commonwealth War Cemetery, Hodogaya, Yokohama on Friday 25 April 2014 commencing at 9:00am. The commemoration service will be followed by morning tea and the event will finish at around 11am. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Foreign Affairs Minsiter Murray McCully's has released a statement on entry into New Zealand's EEZ by a member of the Japanese whaling fleet:


New Zealand is seeking to become a non-permanent member of  the United Nations Security Council for a two-year term from January 2015 until December 2016. Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will hold meetings during his stay in New York this week with a range of permanent representatives at the United Nations headquarters.


Reminder: Registration closes Monday 3 February

Dear Fellow Kiwis,

We would like to invite New Zealanders in Japan, including their partners and families, to attend an informal lunch marking Waitangi Day at the Embassy in Tokyo from noon to 2:30pm on Saturday 8 February.

The menu will include a buffet lunch, and a selection of New Zealand beer and wine.


Minister of Foreign Affairs Murray McCully issued a statement on 6 January regarding the resumption of so-called “scientific whaling” by Japan in the Southern Ocean.  The statement can be found here:

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