New Zealand Embassy Bangkok, Thailand


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This year we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the New Zealand-ASEAN dialogue partnership, an opportunity to enhance this relationship across all facets of society, including government, business, academia, and the public.

On this occasion, New Zealand Institute of International Affairs has dedicated the New Zealand International Review to this important relationship, with articles on defence relations, trade partnerships, and political dialogue.

A link to the special edition is here: 


The Government of Lao PDR has received a grant from the Government of New Zealand and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract(s) for consultancy services to the second phase of NZ-LNTA Community Based Tourism for Sustainable Economic Development Programme or Lao Tourism Support Activity Project.

The five years programme requires an International Chief Technical Advisor/Tourism Sector Specialist to give a consultancy for 36 person-months.


The New Zealand Government hosted an awards ceremony and reception on 18 June to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).


Each year on 25 April, ANZAC Day in Thailand is commemorated by conducting a Dawn Service and Gunfire Breakfast at Hellfire Pass and a Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Kanchanaburi Allied War Cemetery.

Details on the 2015 ANZAC events are in the document attached below.

*Please note the wreath-laying ceremony begins at 11.00am  (not 10.00am as advised in some previous content)


The New Zealand Aid Programme wishes to offer New Zealand ASEAN Scholarship to candidates in 4 countries.


New Zealand is proud to partner with the African Union Commission to produce the African Union Handbook 2015. In a significant development, this edition has been published in both English and French.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed New Zealand taking up its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

“New Zealand’s term on the Security Council will place us at the heart of international decision-making for the next two years,” Mr McCully says.

“The Security Council is currently considering some of the most pressing issues the international community faces, including; the dire humanitarian situation in Syria, ISIL, and Ebola.


On 26 December 2004 a tsunami in the Indian Ocean devastated many coastal areas of Asia. Aceh in Indonesia was worst hit and Thailand’s southern beaches were the scene of enormous devastation with over 8,000 people losing their lives, and many more Thais and international tourists badly affected. 


Press Release : Friday 7 November 2014


The New Zealand Embassy in Bangkok is hosting a seminar on the “Benefits, Opportunities, and Customs Procedures under TNZCEP and AANZFTA”.

The seminar comes prior to the 10th anniversary of the implementation of the Thailand-New Zealand Closer Economic Partnership (TNZCEP) and the 5th anniversary of the implementation of the ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand  Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA), both taking place in 2015.

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