His Excellency André van der Walt
New Zealand High Commissioner to Kiribati
HE André van der Walt has experience working across the Pacific. He was most recently managing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s humanitarian and disaster management team, and he has previously served at the Aotearoa New Zealand High Commission in Niue as Deputy Head of Mission. Prior to MFAT he worked across multiple sectors including health, tertiary, defence and culture & heritage.
Aotearoa New Zealand is working with Kiribati on their ambitious development goals supporting te Mauri, te Raoi and te Tabomoa – the health, peace and prosperity of the Kiribati people. The appointment will also continue our work, together with Kiribati, to address challenges of our region.