New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea


New Zealand Korean War veterans presented scholarships to 10 Korean students from Kapyeong-buk Middle School, following a service at the Anzac memorial in Kapyeong on 24 April 2014.


A group of six New Zealand Korean War veterans and supporters visited South Korea over the period 21-26 April, taking part in a Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA)-sponsored Revisit Programme, together with other Commonwealth veterans.


On Anzac Day Australians and New Zealanders in Seoul paused and came together to honour the men and women who have served their countries in past conflicts and who continue to serve in their respective armed forces.


Commerce Minister Craig Foss today released a consultation paper on the Asia Region Funds Passport initiative, which will open up opportunities for cross-border offerings of managed funds.


My thoughts, and the thoughts of staff in the New Zealand Embassy, are with the people of Korea today.  We convey heartfelt condolences at the tragic loss of life on the Sewol ferry.  The sympathies of all New Zealanders are with Korea at this moment of great sadness.  Patrick Rata, Ambassador.


New Zealand was well represented at the 2nd Seoul Food and Beverage Forum, which this year had a food safety theme.


New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) Executive Director Stephen Jacobi visited South Korea on 31 March 2014.


South Korea and New Zealand have held the 6th round of negotiations toward a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).


The 11th Joint Economic Consultations (JEC) between Korea and New Zealand were held in Wellington on 21 March.


The October 2013-February 2014 edition of Korea Update, an English language newsletter published by the Embassy is now available.

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