Halia Haddad

New Zealand Acting High Commissioner to Fiji

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Halia Haddad is the Acting High Commissioner to Fiji. She joined the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2008. Most recently, she held the role of Senior Policy Officer working on Middle East issues.

From 2014 to 2017, Halia was posted to the New Zealand Mission to ASEAN, based in Jakarta.  She has worked in the Office of the New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, and has held roles in Wellington working on Latin America and the Pacific.

She has also undertaken short term overseas assignments in London, Brasilia, and Suva.

Halia holds degrees from the University of Warwick and Victoria University of Wellington.