New Zealand Foreign Minister, Hon Nanaia Mahuta, with Singapore Minister for Defence, Dr Ng Eng Hen, at the Official Residence

Asia New Zealand Foundation come to town

Earlier this year, members of the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Honorary Advisers were in Singapore for their first in-person hui (meeting) since the pandemic. The Honorary Advisers were joined by New Zealand Foreign Minister, Hon Nanaia Mahuta, who chairs the network. Over the course of the meeting, the Honorary Advisers discussed issues impacting the region, including challenges around inflation, climate concerns, labour markets and the rules-based international order.

International Women’s Day# 2023

The New Zealand Chamber of Commerce hosted an insightful and engaging panel discussion on ‘Embracing Equity’ to mark this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March. The conversation featured a host of inspirational women who shared their experiences of change and transition over the course of their careers and personal lives.

Out & about with HC Rush

It’s been just six months since HC Rush joined the High Commission, but the time has certainly flown by. Here are some highlights so far.

HC Rush with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and other Ambassadors at the President’s Annual Diplomatic Reception
Left: HC Rush hosting an event for Asia New Zealand Honorary Advisers at the Official Residence. Right: HC Rush and Trade Commissioner Maggie Christie with NZ’s first female Defence Adviser posted to Singapore – Group Captain Shauna Graham