New Zealand Embassy Ha Noi, Viet Nam


(Hanoi, 28 May 2014) New Zealand Ambassador to Viet Nam Haike Manning and Director General Nguyen Xuan Hong from the Plant Protection Department of Viet Nam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development signed the Official Assurance Programme for the export of dragon fruits from Viet Nam to New Zealand. Vietnamese leaders from Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs also witnessed the signing ceremony.


New Zealand’s Minister of Economic Development and Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Hon Steven Joyce, will visit Viet Nam from 18-20 March.


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An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


Researchers and experts from New Zealand and Viet Nam will meet in Ha Noi on 5 December for the 5th annual Track Two dialogue between the two countries.


New Zealand Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the signing of a new defence co-operation arrangement with Viet Nam.


New Zealand Ministers have announced new and improved rules for working whilst studying in NZ and obtaining a visa -there’s never been a better time to study in New Zealand! Changes will make it easier for some international students to work during their studies and allow streamlined visa processing in partnership with selected high quality education providers.


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 Governor-General Lt Gen the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, accompanied by his wife Lady Janine Mateparae, enjoyed a very successful state visit to Viet Nam on 3-8 August.


The Governor General of New Zealand, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, will undertake an official visit to Viet Nam from 3-8 August, at the invitation of State President H.E. Truong Tan Sang.

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