New Zealand Embassy Bangkok, Thailand

18-11-14

This article was originally published 3 March 2014

The African Union Handbook 2014 is a comprehensive guide to the African Union system and how it works.

07-11-14

Press Release : Friday 7 November 2014

29-10-14

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.

17-10-14

New Zealand has secured a place on the United Nations Security Council for 2015-16.

Read the Prime Minister's media release

14-10-14

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.

 

14-06-14

On 22 May 2014, the Royal Thai Army announced that the military had taken control of the government of Thailand. Martial law is in place across Thailand and gives the military certain expanded powers to enforce law and order. There is an increased military presence in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces. The Chief of the Royal Thai Army has assured the safety of all foreigners in Thailand.

02-06-14

Statement by Hon Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has urged the leaders of Thailand’s coup to set an earlier timetable for holding elections.

“We remain deeply concerned at the military’s suspension of democracy in Thailand,” Mr McCully says.

"General Prayuth Chan-ocha, has said that it could take at least a year to hold elections and this is far too long in New Zealand's view.

10-03-14

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

23-01-14

Large scale political demonstrations continue throughout Thailand, with the majority occurring in Bangkok. There have been violent incidents involving explosive devices and firearms in the vicinity of protest activities in Bangkok, resulting in injuries and deaths. Further attacks could occur both day and night.

11-11-13

Prime Minister John Key will travel to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting later this week, and then lead a business delegation to Thailand.

“New Zealand is an active member of the Commonwealth and a strong supporter of the values that bind the 53 member states,” says Mr Key.

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