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.
New Zealand service on Anzac Day 2012, held at the New Zealand Memorial in Mesen
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 United Nations Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.
It is available in hardcopy, as a PDF and now an app. Read more.
The African Union Handbook 2014 is a comprehensive guide to the AU system and how it works. The handbook summarises all AU organisations and provides essential information about their aims, structures, and membership. 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.