List of Ambassadors of New Zealand

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This is a list of Ambassadors sent by New Zealand as diplomatic representatives to other countries.

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Argentina[edit]

The embassy is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Argentina since 1998. The Ambassador to Argentina is concurrently accredited to Paraguay and Uruguay.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Argentina[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Lima[edit]
Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Santiago[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

The embassy is located in Brussels, Belgium's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Belgium since 1967. The Ambassador to Belgium is concurrently accredited to Luxembourg and the European Union.

List of heads of mission[edit]
Consuls to Belgium[edit]

Belgium[edit]

The embassy is located in Brussels, Belgium's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Belgium since 1967. The Ambassador to Belgium is concurrently accredited to Luxembourg and the European Union.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Consuls to Belgium[edit]

Ambassadors to Belgium[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in France[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

Brazil[edit]

New Zealand's foremost diplomatic representative in the Federative Republic of Brazil, and in charge of New Zealand's diplomatic mission in Brazil.

The embassy is located in Brasília, Brazil's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Brazil since 2001.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Brazil[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Chile[edit]
Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Argentina[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

Chile[edit]

The embassy is located in Santiago, Chile's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Chile since 1973. The Ambassador to Chile is concurrently accredited to Colombia and Peru.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Chile[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in Chile[edit]

Ambassadors to Chile[edit]

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China, People's Republic of[edit]

The embassy is located in Beijing, PR China's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in PR China since 1973. The Ambassador to PR China is concurrently accredited to Mongolia.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to the People's Republic of China[edit]

France[edit]

The embassy is located in Paris, France's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in France since 1957, and a resident Head of Mission since 1949. The Ambassador to France is concurrently accredited to Algeria and the OECD.

The Permanent Delegate to UNESCO is also accredited through the embassy in Paris; the Head of Mission to UNESCO is usually the Deputy Head of the mission to France. See: List of Permanent Delegates from New Zealand to UNESCO.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ministers in France[edit]

Ambassadors to France[edit]

Germany[edit]

The embassy is located in Berlin, Germany's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Germany since 1966. The Ambassador to Germany is concurrently accredited to Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, and Switzerland.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Germany[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

The embassy is located in South Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Indonesia since 1968, and a resident Head of Mission since 1961.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Consuls-General to Indonesia[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in Indonesia[edit]

Ministers in Indonesia[edit]

Ambassadors to Indonesia[edit]

  • Bill Challis (1968–1971)
  • Basil Bolt (1971–1973)
  • Ray Jermyn (1973–1976)
  • Roger Peren (1976–1980)
  • Richard Nottage (1980–1982)
  • Michael Powles (1982–1986)
  • Gordon Parkinson (1986–1990)
  • Neil Walter (1990–1994)
  • Tim Groser (1994–1997)
  • Michael Green (1997–2001)
  • Chris Elder (2001–2006)
  • Phillip Gibson (2006 - )

Iran[edit]

he embassy is located in Tehran, Iran's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Iran since 1975. The Ambassador to Iran is concurrently accredited to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Iran[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in Iran[edit]

Ambassadors to Iran[edit]

Italy[edit]

The embassy is located in Rome, Italy's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Italy since 1966. The Ambassador to Italy is concurrently accredited to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Portugal, and Slovenia.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Italy[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in Italy[edit]

Ambassadors to Italy[edit]

Japan[edit]

The embassy is located in Tokyo, Japan's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Japan since 1958, and a resident Head of Mission since 1947.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Government Trade Representatives in Japan[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in Japan[edit]

Minister in Japan[edit]

Ambassadors to Japan[edit]

Mexico[edit]

The embassy is located in Mexico City, Mexico's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Mexico since 1983. The Ambassador to Mexico is concurrently accredited to Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Venezuela.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Mexico[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in the United States[edit]

Resident ambassadors[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

The embassy is located in The Hague. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in the Netherlands since 1967, and a resident Head of Mission since 1950. The Ambassador to the Netherlands is concurrently accredited to Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Consuls to the Netherlands[edit]

Ambassadors to the Netherlands[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in France[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

Philippines[edit]

The embassy is located in Manila, the Philippines' capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in the Philippines since 1975.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ministers to the Philippines[edit]

Non-resident ministers, resident in Hong Kong[edit]
Ambassadors to the Philippines[edit]
Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Hong Kong[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

References[edit]

Russia[edit]

The New Zealand embassy is located in Moscow, Russia's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Russia since Russian independence in 1992. The Ambassador to Russia is concurrently accredited to Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Russia[edit]

(See also List of Ambassadors from New Zealand to the Soviet Union, for a list of chief diplomatic representatives in Moscow before 1992.)

Saudi Arabia[edit]

The embassy is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Saudi Arabia since 1985. The Ambassador to Saudi Arabia is concurrently accredited to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Accreditation to Egypt ceased in 2006 when New Zealand opened an embassy in Cairo.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Saudi Arabia[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Italy[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

South Korea[edit]

The embassy is located in Seoul, South Korea's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in South Korea since 1976. The Ambassador to South Korea is concurrently accredited to North Korea.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to South Korea[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Japan[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

South Vietnam[edit]

The embassy was located in the Caravelle Hotel in Saigon, South Vietnam's capital city. New Zealand first posted a resident ambassador to South Vietnam in 1968, and a resident Head of Mission in 1964.

Although in operation for only thirteen years, during its short history, the mission was one of the most important to New Zealand; from 1964 until 1972, New Zealand fought alongside South Vietnam in the Vietnam War. When North Vietnam successfully invaded South Vietnam, in 1975, the embassy was closed. Twenty years later, New Zealand opened an embassy to the unified Vietnam in Hanoi, having been represented in the intervening time by non-resident ambassadors in Beijing and Bangkok.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to South Vietnam[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Thailand[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in South Vietnam[edit]

Ambassadors to South Vietnam[edit]

(See also Vietnam)

Soviet Union[edit]

The embassy was located in Moscow, the Soviet Union's capital city. New Zealand first posted a resident ambassador to the Soviet Union in 1974, and a resident Head of Mission in 1944.

When the Soviet Union collapsed, at the end of 1991, the diplomatic mission and staff to the Soviet Union transformed into one to the Russian Federation.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ministers to the Soviet Union[edit]

Ambassadors to the Soviet Union[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in the Soviet Union[edit]

Ambassadors to the Soviet Union[edit]

Spain[edit]

The embassy is located in Madrid, Spain's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Spain since 1992. The Ambassador to Spain is concurrently accredited to Morocco.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Spain[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in France[edit]
Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Italy[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

Thailand[edit]

The embassy is located in Bangkok, Thailand's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Thailand since 1961, and a resident Head of Mission since 1958. The Ambassador to Thailand is concurrently accredited to Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Thailand[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Singapore[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in Thailand[edit]

Ambassadors to Thailand[edit]

Timor, East[edit]

New Zealand Ambassador to Timor-Leste His Excellency Tony Fautua and his wife sing a hymn in comfort to those suffering from the effects of the recent Christchurch earthquake

The embassy is located in Dili, East Timor's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in East Timor since 2005, and a resident Head of Mission since 2000.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Representatives in East Timor[edit]

  • Jonathan Austin (2000–2002)
  • James Hill (2008-2011)

Consuls-General in East Timor[edit]

Ambassadors to East Timor[edit]

  • Ruth Nuttall (2005 -2008)
  • Tim McIvor (2008-2010)
  • Tony Fautua (2011-

Turkey[edit]

The embassy is located in Ankara, Turkey's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Turkey since 1993. The Ambassador to Turkey is concurrently accredited to Israel and Jordan.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Turkey[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Iran[edit]

Resident ambassadors[edit]

United States[edit]

The embassy is located in Washington, D.C., the United States' capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in the United States since 1961, and a resident Head of Mission since 1941.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ministers in the United States[edit]

Chargés d'Affaires in the United States[edit]

Ambassadors to the United States[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

The embassy is located in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in Vietnam since 1995.

List of heads of mission[edit]

Ambassadors to Vietnam[edit]

Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Beijing[edit]
Non-resident ambassadors, resident in Bangkok[edit]
Resident ambassadors[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peters names new Ambassador to Japan"
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ McCully, Murray (19 July 2013). "McCully appoints Ambassador to Saudi Arabia". beehive.govt.nz. Retrieved 1 August 2017. 

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