New Zealand Embassy Mexico City


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The Embassy in Mexico City celebrated Waitangi Day with a lunchtime reception on Thursday 6th February.


Speech to: Latin America New Zealand Business Council


Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today named Clare Kelly as New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Mexico.

“Latin America is becoming an increasingly important partner for New Zealand,” Mr McCully says.

“Mexico is our largest trading partner in the region but there is huge scope to further advance our relationship through trade and economic links.


On May 13, Ambassador Clare Kelly presented copies of her Letters of Credence to the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Antonio Meade Kuribreña. Both pledged to continue working to strengthen the relationship between New Zealand and Mexico. Before being appointed Ambassador to Mexico, Clare Kelly worked in the Trade Negotiations Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as Deputy Director for Agriculture and Goods.


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Mexico City, 4 March 2013

Thank you for this opportunity to speak today, it’s great to be here in Mexico.

Today I’d like to talk a little about what New Zealand has to offer and about innovation in the New Zealand primary sector. I will also talk about our delegation and offer my thoughts on the New Zealand-Mexico relationship.


Statement of Intent between New Zealand and Mexico for the Innovation and Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

The Government of New Zealand and the Government of the United Mexican States, hereinafter referred to as the “Participants”;

INSPIRED by the desire to strengthen the ties of friendship and cooperation that exist between the two countries;

WISHING to boost the development of their respective societies by fostering the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of their members;




 1. In the context of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mexico and New Zealand, New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key undertook an Official Visit to Mexico on 4 and 5 March 2013. This was the first Head of Government visit received by President Enrique Pena Nieto since he took office.

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