New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea
In support of defence diplomacy, Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS TE MANA is visiting
TV3 News interviewed Ambassador Patrick Rata during his recent trip to New Zealand. To view it, please click "North Korea must be taken seriously -- Kiwi diplomat."
On 28 March, Ambassador Patrick Rata delivered a presentation on the benefits of the growing trade and business ties between New Zealand and Korea to over 80 Korean importers who are members of the Korea Importers Association (KOIMA)*. Ambassador Rata was accompanied by Trade Commissioner, Ryan Freer, and Chairman of the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea, Lewis Patterson. His presentation highlighted the following key messages: