Prime Minister to visit UK, Germany & EU, NATO 28 May 2012
- Community garden gets the green light News
- New start for rebuilt $10.2m Marshland School News
- Another grant to help returning offenders News
- Hamilton Psychiatrist and Professional Swimmer to Raise Fund News
- Works to start on new Manukau Bus Station News
- Appointment of Queen’s Counsel in 2016 News
- Ratings Changes to Encourage Maori Land Development News
- First wahine Maori MPs honoured in Parliament today News
- CAGE leaks PREVENT UK counter-terrorism training material News
- NZ pledges $500,000 to help Pacific address Zika News
Prime Minister John Key will be visiting the United Kingdom, Germany and Belgium from 2 to 8 June.
The visit will include three days in London, as well as time in Hamburg, Berlin, and Brussels, where Mr Key will meet with European Parliament representatives and NATO.
While in London, Mr Key will attend the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.
The Prime Minister and Mrs Key will have dinner with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday 5 June (Wednesday NZ time). Mr Key will also be calling on the Governor of Bank of England, Dr Mervyn King.
In Brussels, Mr Key will meet NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and European Parliament President Martin Schulz. Mr Key will also launch the Friends of New Zealand Group in the European Parliament.
In Germany he will visit Hamburg and Berlin. Mr Key will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, deliver two keynote speeches and attend an event run by Tourism NZ. He will also meet German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle.
“As well as representing New Zealand at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, the visit will mean New Zealand can advance its bilateral relationships with the European Union, NATO, and Germany,” says Mr Key.
“The trip will also be a valuable opportunity to give me first-hand information on the issues currently confronting Europe. The European Union remains the world’s largest economic bloc, and is our third largest export market for goods, worth $5 billion.”
Mr Key will be accompanied by his wife Bronagh. They will return to New Zealand on Sunday 10 June.
(New Zealand Government)
5 Feb 2016 News
05 February 2016 Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the... more
5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ wool prices slip on higher kiwi dollar, reduced demand from China By Tina Morrison Feb. 5 ... more
5 Feb 2016 Business News
Article - BusinessDesk NZ directors more aware of risk, focus on cyber security Feb. 5 (BusinessDesk) - Directors of... more
5 Feb 2016 Lifestyle
4 February 2016What it is to be a Kiwi may depend of where you live – Auckland or elsewhere in New Zealand – with... more
4 Feb 2016 Property
Auckland's house sales volumes jump to 8-year high in January, Barfoot says Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland residential... more
5 Feb 2016 Migration
This Waitangi Day, New Zealand will roll out the welcome mat to 24 new citizens at Government House, and acknowledge over... more
21 Dec 2015 Migration
Article - Businesswire NZ net migrants reach all-time high 63,700 in boom November year for travel By Jonathan Underhill Dec. ... more
22 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
New Zealand Government Hon Nicky WagnerMinister of Customs 22 January 2016 More than 100,000 SmartGate users in one week Customs ... more
21 Jan 2016 Travel & Tourism
Wellington ratepayers to pay $8mln over 10 years for Canberra flights Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wellington City Council is... more
5 Feb 2016 Multisport
70 teams from 11 nations will come together in Kaiteriteri, Tasman this April for the fifth chapter of New Zealand’s premier ... more
22 Jan 2016 Opinion
We seem to be living in an era of virtual government, where governments promote only an illusion of policy kapow! rather than the... more
24 Dec 2015 Opinion
Column - Gordon Campbell Gordon Campbell on the Dotcom extradition decision Inevitably – and with justification –... more
5 Feb 2016 Appointments
New Zealand Government Hon Christopher Finlayson5 February 2016 GCSB Chief Legal Advisor Lisa Fong will become the Acting Director... more
22 Jan 2016 Flying Kiwi*
Warren and Mahoney Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the... more
11 Dec 2015 Recruitment
11 December 2015 Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Minister for Social... more
4 Dec 2015 Recruitment
New Zealand Government Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment 4 December 2015 Tertiary Education,... more