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High Commissioner, HE Tony Fautua presents his credentials to PNG PM Hon. Peter O'Neill
New Zealand wins Security Council seat
New Zealand has secured a place on the United Nations Security Council for 2015-16.
Read the Prime Minister’s media release
The United Nations Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works. The handbook summarises all UN organisations and provides essential information about their aims, structures, and membership. Read more
New Zealand and the Republic of Korea have completed negotiations on a free trade agreement covering both goods and services traded between the two countries.
The Arms Trade (ATT) is a multilateral, legally-binding agreement that establishes common standards for the international trade of conventional weapons and seeks to reduce the illicit arms trade. Read more