New Zealand Embassy Washington, United States of America


New Zealand Ambassador to the United States Mike Moore recently hosted a reception for a visiting New Zealand inter-agency delegation.


Fulbright alumnus and former Ambassador to the United States Hon Roy Ferguson recently returned to New Zealand from Washington, DC, where he served a four year term as New Zealand’s Ambassador to the United States of America.


Newly appointed New Zealand Ambassador to the United States Rt Hon Mike Moore presented his credentials recently to United States President Barack Obama.


Two New Zealand kiwi were officially handed over to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in a ceremony at the facility in Front Royal, Virginia.


In this illustrated lecture, travel writer Andrew Evans explores the geography, biology, and history of all these islands in depth and tells the story of one of the world’s least-known destinations that is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.


Kiwi are an endangered bird native to New Zealand.

To mark the historic hatching, keepers bestowed the honor of naming the chick upon a fellow ‘Kiwi’ - New Zealand Ambassador to the United States HE Roy Ferguson. 

Ambassador Ferguson named the chick Hiri (pronounced “HEE-ree”), which means “important and great” in Māori, New Zealand’s official indigenous language. 

This hatching is a significant milestone, not only for the zoo but also for kiwi populations worldwide.


A group of New Zealand university students have been selected to build a solar powered 'bach' in a competition organised by United States Department of Energy.The New Zealand team is one of only twenty selected internationally.


Disarmament Minister Georgina te Heuheu has welcomed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's announcement that the United States will work towards adhering to the South Pacific Nuclear-Free Zone. 

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General James Cartwright Vice Chairman of the United States of America Joint Chiefs of Staff is currently visiting New Zealand in what news media are describing as a very positive trip.

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