New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

01-09-14

Immigration ONLINE-Student, part of Immigration New Zealand’s new technology platform, is now live and available to international students who wish to study in New Zealand.

The new application service will also allow those students who want to study in New Zealand to apply for their visa, pay fees and upload documents online.

ONLINE-Student is available to full fee paying, scholarship, exchange and English language students.

01-09-14

Overseas voting for the New Zealand General Election begins this Wednesday 3 September.  You can vote at the New Zealand Embassy, Seoul between Monday-Friday from 9am-12.30pm and from 1.30pm-5.30pm.  Voting will run from 3 September until 4pm on 19 September, excluding the Chuseok holiday (8-10 September), when the New Zealand Embassy will be closed.

For more information, check out: http://www.elections.org.nz/.

28-08-14

The Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian languages in schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.

The money will be used to create a contestable fund where schools can apply for funding to establish new Mandarin, Japanese or Korean language programmes, or expand or enhance existing Asian language programmes.

19-08-14

New Zealand is in the top ten of the latest Human Development Index released by the United Nations Development Programme, headed by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark.

18-08-14

Auckland is the friendliest city in the world according to readers of travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.

08-08-14

The 8th round of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Korea and New Zealand resulted in good progress, closing out much of the text of the agreement.

Negotiators from both sides met in Seoul from 4-8 August 2014.

Substantive work has now largely been completed in the areas of services, government procurement, intellectual property, customs procedures, trade remedies, institutional provisions, trade and labour, and trade and environment.

However, some work remains to be done on goods, rules of origin, cooperation, temporary entry, and investment.

08-08-14

A delegation of eleven New Zealand companies visited Korea to take part in NZTE’s ‘Path to Market’ programme on 5-6 August  2014. The delegation comprised natural and organic businesses across multiple sectors, including, food & beverage, cosmetics, functional food ingredients and wine.

07-08-14

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) has developed a set of 14 Regional Investment Profiles in partnership with Economic Development Agencies to promote investment opportunities in each region of New Zealand.

31-07-14

New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans keen to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand.

21-07-14

New Zealand is in the top 11 percent of world economies in terms of GDP per capita, and ranks first on the Corruption Perception Index, third in Ease of Doing Business and fifth in the Index of Economic Freedom.

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