The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade works to make New Zealand's voice heard overseas and contributes directly to the security and well-being of all New Zealanders.
Prime Minister John Key and NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen
New Zealand is seeking a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council in 2015-16.
See the NZUNSC website for more information.
The ballot for passes for the 100th anniversary commemorations of Anzac Day at Gallipoli, Turkey, in 2015 is now open. Read more.
The Malaysia Forum, the first economic cooperation project under the Malaysia-New Zealand FTA, took place in Auckland on 6 December.
The Forum was attended by more than 100 people and was opened by Minister for Economic Development Steve Joyce. Read more.
New Zealanders travelling or living overseas can now register their travel details using a simpler online system, thanks to changes made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). Read more.