The Māori Electoral Option gives New Zealanders of Māori descent the opportunity to choose whether they want to be on the Māori Electoral Roll or the General Electoral Roll when they vote in the next two General Elections.
New Zealand Aid Programme offers up to four New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Awards (NZAS) for successful Thai candidates. The theme for this year’s selection is Disaster Risk Management focusing on Emergency Management. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a full time Master of Emergency Management or Postgraduate Diploma at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in the academic year 2014. For more information please click here
From 11 February 2013 (Thailand) and 18 February 2013 (Vietnam), the Immigration New Zealand (INZ) offices in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City will no longer receive visa applications. All applications that were previously received by these offices should be submitted to the New Zealand Visa Acceptance Centres (VACs) www.ttsnzvisa.com in Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City (for Vietnam).
New Zealand Foreign Minister HE Murray McCully recently joined with his Thai counterpart HE Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul to congratulate Thai officials who have completed specialist English-language training in New Zealand.