New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea


Amongst the glitz and glamour of the Busan International Film Festival last week, NZTE and Film New Zealand had their sleeves rolled up at the 13th annual BIFCOM (Busan International Film Commission and Industry Showcase) tradeshow, broadening opportunities for New Zealand’s Screen Industry and scooping the best participant accolade.


The April-September edition of Korea Update, an English language newsletter published by the Embassy is now available. Please click 'Korea Update' to view it.


Minister Steven Joyce announced today that he will visit South Korea from 11-14 September 2013 to strengthen educational and economic ties with the country, following his visit to Japan.  



Education New Zealand is pleased to invite past students, New Zealand alumni and their guests to attend the New Zealand Educated Global Network function in Kangnam, Seoul, The Republic of Korea.


A special issue of Korea Update on the recent visit by Prime Minister John Key and New Zealand Korean War veterans to Korea has been published. To view it, please click "Korea Update".


Prime Minister John Key delivered a speech to the Kiwi Chamber (New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Korea) on Monday 29 July. 


Prime Minister John Key met President Park Geun-hye for bilateral talks in Seoul on 26 July. The Prime Minister Key visited Korea with a group of New Zealand veterans to take part in commemorations marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice.


Thirty three New Zealand veterans of the Korean War joined Prime Minister John Key in Korea to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. The veterans’ visited Korea 24-30 July, led by Minister of Veterans Affairs Michael Woodhouse, and joined by Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force Rhys Jones.  

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