The Government is contributing a further $5 million to support the response to urgent humanitarian needs in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel, bringing New Zealand’s total contribution to the humanitarian response so far to $10 million.
Aotearoa New Zealand will be represented by caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Carmel Sepuloni at the 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Retreat in the Cook Islands.
In a statement to the United Nations Security Council this morning, New Zealand has joined others in the international community calling for a humanitarian pause in Gaza and the immediate establishment of humanitarian corridors and safe areas to protect innocent civilians living in the Gaza strip.
The Government is partnering with Etihad Airways to facilitate the departure of New Zealanders and other eligible passengers from Pacific countries out of Tel Aviv, following the outbreak of armed conflict in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT).
New Zealand will again contribute to the leadership of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, with a senior New Zealand Defence Force officer returning as Interim Force Commander.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta will represent New Zealand at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York this week, before visiting Washington DC for further Pacific focussed meetings.
Aotearoa New Zealand will provide humanitarian support to those affected by last week’s earthquake in Morocco, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced today.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta will attend the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, in Suva, Fiji alongside New Zealand’s regional counterparts.
The Government continues to support those who have fled the illegal war in Ukraine with the announcement of a new residence pathway for Special Ukraine Visa holders.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced further sanctions on Belarusian entities and military actors supporting Russia’s actions in Ukraine, as part of the Government’s ongoing
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta met this morning with Swiss Minister of Foreign Affairs Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis in Wellington.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta will travel to South Africa this week undertaking a range of bilateral engagements to further explore ways New Zealand can deepen its relationship and economic ties with the region.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta met with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Wellington this morning.
Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced a new tranche of 23 sanctions as part of New Zealand ongoing response to Russia’s illegal and unjustified assault on Ukraine.
United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Aotearoa New Zealand next week for bilateral meetings and to attend the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The Government has announced the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will extend its 12-person contribution to the United Nations Command and its Military Armistice Commission in the Republic of Korea.
Aotearoa New Zealand is increasing efforts to tackle climate change by joining with partners to support the Asian Mega-Deltas initiative that increases climate resilience and provides greater food security to the region.
Aotearoa New Zealand has strengthened its support to Indonesia’s geothermal energy sector with a further investment in a joint Geothermal Energy programme with Indonesia that will help lower climate emissions, and benefit our wider Indo-Pacific region.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta will travel to Indonesia this week to represent New Zealand in a series of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hosted Ministerial meetings in Jakarta.
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta today met with Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Auckland.
Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced today the launch of the Climate Finance for Community Resilience Programme.
Aotearoa New Zealand is providing a further NZ$11 million in funding to support the United Nations’ response to the dire humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.
Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta today announced the appointment of Naomi Kyriacopoulos as Aotearoa New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to Tuvalu.