New Zealand Embassy Ha Noi, Viet Nam


The second year of the New Zealand – Viet Nam Working Holiday Scheme started today, 31 July.  New Zealand is the only country in the world to have a Working Holiday Scheme with Viet Nam.


New Zealand and Thailand co-chaired an East Asia Summit (EAS) Regulatory Roundtable in Bangkok on 18 July.


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.


“Are you creative? Send us a photo, together with a brief explanation of what inspired you, taken by you whilst in New Zealand, and which tells the story of “what was your best NZ experience?”  Your photo could include people, an event or a place in New Zealand that sums up that experience.


The New Zealand Embassy in Ha Noi plans to host a major New Zealand Alumni event on Tuesday 6th August, 2013, in Ha Noi during a high level visit from New Zealand.


New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser has announced that the third CER-ASEAN Integration Partnership Forum will take place in Cairns, Australia, on 18 June.


As part of the Young Business Leaders’ Initiative run by the AsiaNZ Foundation, Nguyen Thanh Vinh, CEO of Viet Nam textile company GARB, visited New Zealand for 10 days in April to meet with wool industry leaders, clothing importers, textile scientists and government agencies.


The Royal New Zealand Navy Ship, Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship (HMNZS) TE MANA with a crew of 25 officers and 102 sailors is making a five-day goodwill visit to Viet Nam from 24 to 29 April 2013. It is the fifth New Zealand naval ship visit to Viet Nam - the last occurred in 2011.
During the ship’s visit, senior officers will pay courtesy calls on navy counterparts and the local People's Committee.


Ambassador Manning first made his introductory calls on the Provincial Party Secretary, H.E. Nguyen Van Thien and Provincial Chairman, H.E. Le Huu Loc. Both sides highly appreciated a long-term partnership between New Zealand and Binh Dinh province grounded in a long history and in strong mutual interests.


New Zealand Ambassador Haike Manning has made his first visit to Hanoi Museum, to meet Museum Director Mr Nguyen Tien Da and members of the Hanoi Museum Project Management Unit. 

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