On behalf of the government and people of New Zealand may I express our sincere and deep thanks to the government and people of Japan for their speedy and generous support of the search and rescue effort for people affected by the Christchurch earthquake. Prime Minister Key has spoken directly with Prime Minister Kan, Foreign Minister Murray McCully has expressed his deep gratitude also to Foreign Minister Maehara for the generosity of spirit shown by Japan.
The Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan requires a bilingual, native-English speaking Operations Manager. Experience dealing with Australian and New Zealand firms preferred. The successful applicant will commence training as soon as possible, or by late February 2011 at the latest.
The New Zealand Ambassador Ian Kennedy would like to invite New Zealanders in Japan, including their partners and families, to attend an informal lunch marking Waitangi Day at the New Zealand Embassy in Tokyo from 11am to 2pm Sunday 6 February 2011.
On 29 November 2010, many of Immigration New Zealand’s fees and migrant levies changed as a result of the 2010 fees review, and to reflect the introduction of the Immigration Act 2009. Immigration fees and levies are reviewed regularly to ensure they cover the cost of delivering immigration services.
A book of condolence has been prepared in memory of the 29 miners who lost their lives in the Pike River mine tragedy. The book of condolence will be available for signiture between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm from 26 November to 3 December in the reception area of the New Zealand Embassy, 20-40 Kamiyama-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo.
The Embassy of Canada will host the Commonwealth Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 7, 2010, at the Commonwealth War Cementery in Hodogaya to honour the memory of Commonwealth servicemen and servicewomen who fell during the two World Wars and other conflicts.
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Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Japan