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Media Releases and Speeches

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MFAT Statements and Speeches

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade representatives regularly make speeches to a range of international organisations, primarily the United Nations. The speeches are arranged by date with the most recent first. The subject of the speech and the organisation addressed is contained in the link to the speech.

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We also have links to archived media releases and speeches relating to foreign affairs and trade matters from New Zealand government ministers. Our archive runs from 2005 until 2015 except 2010 and 2011 which were not archived.

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