New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan


The latest Tourism Sector Report released on 26 November shows New Zealand received more than 2.6 million international visitors last year. Though visitor numbers are increasing, there have been significant changes to New Zealand’s international visitor markets.

Release by the New Zealand Government:



17 November 2013

A Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) cargo aircraft evacuated around 240 survivors and distributed aid to the typhoon-devastated eastern Philippines on the first day of New Zealand’s humanitarian mission to the Southeast Asian country.


Tourism New Zealand has just released two new videos as part of their brand new promotional campaign in Japan.

In the first instalment, “Refreshment”, you'll see how you can enjoy a relaxing yet fun-filled experience surrounded by stunning scenery and warm, welcoming people.


Against a blustery and grey sky at the Hodogaya Commonwealth War Cemetery in Yokohama on Sunday, representatives from many Commonwealth Embassies, the Japanese Government, municipalities, veterans associations, business organisations and schools in Tokyo gathered to mark Commonwealth Remembrance Day.


The New Zealand Embassy will host the Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Hodogaya, Yokohama on Sunday 10 November at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will honour the men and women of the Commonwealth nations who gave their lives in the name of peace. It is open to the public and scheduled to end at around 11:30 a.m.


On 29 September, the Mutual Recognition of Amateur Radio Operator Qualifications between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment of New Zealand (MBIE) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (MIC) entered into effect.


Rt Hon David Carter, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on 11 October. Earlier in the day Mr Carter called on New Komeito Party Leader Yamaguchi, Foreign Minister Kishida, Economy Minister Amari and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Hayashi.


The Government of New Zealand on 10 October announced new initiatives to be implemented in January 2014 to make New Zealand a more attractive destination for international students.


Trans-Pacific Partnership Leaders Statement


How to make bookings for notarial service appointments.

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