New Zealand Embassy Bangkok, Thailand

24-08-15

New Zealand Ambassador to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic H.E. Reuben Levermore hosted an awards ceremony and reception in Vientiane on 20 August to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

19-08-15

The New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs hosted an awards ceremony and reception in Phnom Penh on 18 August to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

19-08-15

At approximately 7:00pm on Monday 17 August, a large explosion occurred in downtown Bangkok, near the Erawan Shrine in the Chidlom district.  There were a number of deaths and injuries from the explosion, which was reportedly caused by a bomb. A further incident occurred on 18 August, when an explosive device detonated in the water by the Saphan Taksin pier, close to the main tourist ferry terminal in Bangkok.  There were no injuries resulting from this second incident. 

31-07-15

Are you interested in learning more about ASEAN?

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: http://bit.ly/1Ifxvkp 

14-07-15

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.

22-06-15

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).

27-03-15

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

28-01-15

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.

20-01-15

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.

15-12-14

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. 

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