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It is a pleasure to be here, and to have the honour of opening this important conference on behalf of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters and Minister of Defence Ron Mark have announced the New Zealand Government’s decision to again deploy a Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 (P-3) maritime patrol aircraft to support the implementation of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions imposing sanctions against North Korea.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand continues to have serious concerns for peace and stability in north-east Syria.

Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says the meeting between the Prime Minister and the US President in New York this morning is a diplomatic coup.

New Zealand will contribute five Defence Force personnel to a multinational taskforce based in Bahrain focused on countering terrorist activity, narcotics, smuggling and piracy from December 2019, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister Ron Mark have announced.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Paul Wallis as High Commissioner to Kiribati.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters today announced the appointment of diplomat Georgina Roberts as New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to Solomon Islands.

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.

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.

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.

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