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Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of senior diplomat Jan Henderson as New Zealand’s representative to the International Whaling Commission (IWC).

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has welcomed New Zealand’s Indo-Pacific engagement during his current visit to Thailand.

Minister for Racing Winston Peters has announced that 2019/20 applications for funding to improve racecourse safety are now open.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to Thailand tomorrow to attend the East Asia Summit and ASEAN Regional Forum Foreign Ministers Meeting in Bangkok.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has announced that New Zealand will provide an additional two years of support to Tonga Police to strengthen its capacity to disrupt transnational crime.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has condemned the recent seizure of two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to Fiji this week to attend the Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on 26 July.

Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Winston Peters has extended New Zealand’s condolences following the death of Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Mr Amano had been in ill health and was preparing to step down from his role.

Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Māori Development Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta have announced $3.75 million in assistance for Māori Wardens to prepare for the future. 

It is our responsibility to be here today to record New Zealand’s strong commitment to the common endeavour of fostering respect for the right to freedom of religion and belief.

Welcome to Ambassadors and representatives from embassies in Washington, D.C. including Ambassador Rosemary Banks and the New Zealand Embassy, as well as US Government officials.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to Washington D.C.

It is a privilege to be here today, alongside leaders and Ministerial colleagues from across the Pacific, for the opening of Indonesia’s Pacific Trade and Cultural Exposition.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says further steps are being taken towards securing the future of New Zealand House in London.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is travelling to Chile and Peru today as part of New Zealand’s diplomatic effort to strengthen ties with the Pacific Alliance countries.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters announced today that New Zealand is making a further $1.5 million humanitarian contribution to assist Venezuelan residents and those who have fled to neighbouring countries.

Congratulations to Otago University for the 54th year of holding the Foreign Policy School, and to Dr Dennis Wesselbaum for organising this year’s forum.

It is a pleasure to formally announcement two significant decisions in the interest of Scott Base and our Antarctic interests.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says a favoured design concept has been selected for the redevelopment of New Zealand’s Scott Base in Antarctica.

Investment in rail infrastructure in the Wellbeing Budget will make trains more reliable and cut down on maintenance time and costs, rail ministers announced today.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Carl Worker as Ambassador to Argentina.

Foreign Minister Winston Peters today announced the appointment of career diplomat Rebekah Mawson as New Zealand’s Consul-General in Guangzhou.

Racing Minister Winston Peters has announced who is being appointed to the Racing Industry Transition Agency (RITA) following the passing of the Racing Amendment Bill this afternoon.

“The revitalisation of this industry is underway,” says Racing Minister Winston Peters as the Racing Reform Bill passed its third and final reading in Parliament today.