New Zealand Embassy Bangkok, Thailand


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


From 11 February 2013 (Thailand) and 18 February 2013 (Vietnam), the Immigration New Zealand offices in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City will no longer receive visa applications.


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) in Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City (for Vietnam).


A constructive and busy Round 15 of TPP has just concluded in New Zealand, with further good progress made across the negotiation.


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.

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