New Zealand Embassy Washington, United States of America

28-08-10

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

18-08-10

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.

17-08-10

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

17-08-10

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

22-06-10

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.

14-05-10

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.

06-05-10

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.

06-05-10

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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05-05-10

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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