New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

12-02-14

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.

11-02-14

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: http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/eez-entry-%E2%80%9Cunhelpfulquot%C2%9D-mccully

06-02-14

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.

31-01-14

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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.

15-01-14

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: http://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/mccully-condemns-%E2%80%9Cscientific%E2%80%9D-whaling

14-01-14

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.

13-01-14

The provisional road toll for 2013 of 254 was the lowest since 1950 when the annual road toll was 232. The 2013 figure of 254 compares with 308 in 2012, 284 in 2011, and 375 in 2010, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Transport.

19-12-13

Education New Zealand has a new position in Tokyo working to a team based in Wellington and reporting directly to the Regional Director – Americas, Japan & Korea. 

19-12-13

Roger Sutton, chief executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, visited Japan from 3 to 10 December to learn from Japan’s reconstruction effort following the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in January 1995 and the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011 as well as to engage discussions with those who are interested in participating in the Canterbury rebuild.

18-12-13

The latest Half-Year Economic and Fiscal Update, issued by the New Zealand Treasury today, forecasts a strong upturn in economic performance, with economic growth reaching 3.6% in 2015 and unemployment falling. The latest forecasts show the Government posting a modest economic surplus of $86 million in 2014/15, increasing to $1.7 billion and $3.1 billion in the following two years. Net Crown debt is forecast to peak at 26.5% of GDP in 2014/15 before falling to 16.9% of GDP in 2019/20. The New Zealand economy grew 2.5% in the year to June 2013.

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