New Zealand Embassy Washington, United States of America


The New Zealand Embassy in Washington, D.C. is officially live on Facebook and Twitter. We invite you to join our online communities on Facebook and Twitter.  “Like” our Facebook page, “New Zealand Embassy - Washington, D.C. "   and “follow” Ambassador Mike Moore on Twitter for the latest updates from our embassy!


The D.C. Greening Embassies Forum signing ceremony, hosted by the Royal Netherlands Embassy, attracted more than 30 embassies and international institutions in the Washington, D.C. area on 31 January to sign a charter that makes a commitment to sustainability.


As of Monday 24 October, the New Zealand Embassy in Mexico City will no longer process any visa applications.


New Zealand Ambassador to the United States Rt Hon. Mike Moore, provided the keynote address at the APEC Wine Regulatory Forum Seminar held in San Francisco, California on 18-19 September 2011.


Following on from last week's earthquake and Hurricane Irene along the East Coast, the New Zealand Embassy encourages all Kiwis to register their contact details on


Over NZ$90,000 was raised for Christchurch relief efforts at a benefit in Vermont in the United States, August 3.


New Zealand is to seek membership of the International Partnership for Geothermal Technology (IPGT).


The New Zealand Embassy in the United States hosted the annual Washington D.C. Pacific Night, Wednesday 22 June, which celebrates and raises awareness of the Pacific in America’s capital city.  The event had spirit, style and substance. In a first, prior to Pacific night reception, a seminar focusing on Pacific Issues was held, in collaboration with the East West Center.


Two people are recognized this year in the New Zealand Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to New Zealand - United States of America relations.


US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and NZ Foreign Minister Murray McCully have signed a joint statement on global supply chain security.

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United Nations Handbook 2013-14

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Registering your overseas travel made easier

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The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

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New Zealand General Election 2014

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