New Zealand Embassy Bangkok, Thailand


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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.


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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Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the opening of a New Zealand Embassy Office in Myanmar.

“This new office in Yangon reflects Myanmar’s remarkable progress implementing political and economic reforms over the past two years,” Mr McCully says.

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Since 1961, New Zealand has demonstrated its long-standing commitment and practical support for the United Nations by producing the UN Handbook.


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 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


The New Zealand Inc Strategy for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) was launched by Prime Minister John Key this morning in Auckland.


New Zealand's Prime Minister, John Key will host Thailand’s Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra when she visits New Zealand later this week. Please click here for more details.



New  Zealand ASEAN Scholars Awards (NZAS) for Myanmar are now open. For more information please see PDF file

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