New Zealand Embassy, Moscow, Russian Federation


New Plymouth sit-skier Corey Peters won a silver medal in the giant slalom discipline on the second to last day of the Paralympic Games in Sochi.


New Zealand made its debut at Agrofarm 2014, with a stand showcasing eight leading edge agribusiness companies.


An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


 In 2013, to improve the futures of Kyrgyz children with special needs, the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia established an Inclusive Education Resource Centre in Bishkek to prepare children between the ages of 6-8 with special needs for entering into mainstream schooling. 


On 4-5 November, at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister H.E. Sergey Lavrov, New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Murray McCully made an official working visit to the Russian Federation. 


During a recent visit to Murmansk, Embassy staff took time out to visit the Arctic Convoys memorial and pay their respects. 


28 August 2013

The Ministry for Primary Industries has received results confirming that the bacteria found in the whey protein concentrate (WPC) manufactured by Fonterra is not Clostridium botulinum. The organism is confirmed as Clostridium sporogenes. It is therefore not capable of producing botulism causing toxins.


New Zealand’s Valerie Adams has become the most successful shot putter in history, winning a fourth world title at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on Monday.


On Tuesday 9 July Marcus Scoliege, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s Trade Commissioner to Russia visited Moscow for regular talks with Embassy staff and to formally welcome recently appointed Business Development Manager, Mikhail Sobolev.


The New Zealand men's and women's sevens teams completed a stunning double by winning their World Cup finals in Moscow on 30 June.

The women set the tone with a comprehensive 29-12 win over Canada in their final.

The All Blacks Sevens immediately took up the challenge to beat England 33-0 in their final.

Both finals were played in soaking conditions as thunderstorms blitzed the Russian capital.

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