Saturday, 9 February 2013
Australian report underlines need for vigilance
Sport Minister Murray McCully says the Australian Crime Commission report on Organised Crime and Drugs in Sport needs to be taken seriously on this side of the Tasman.
Friday, 1 February 2013
McCully appoints representative to Austria
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today named career diplomat Deborah Geels as New Zealand’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office in Vienna and Ambassador to Austria.
New Chair of DFSNZ appointed
Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today named former High Court Judge Warwick Gendall as the next Chair of Drug Free Sport New Zealand.
Friday, 18 January 2013
McCully to visit Africa and Middle East
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, next week to attend the African Union Executive Council.
Friday, 11 January 2013
William Hague to visit NZ
United Kingdom Foreign Secretary William Hague will visit New Zealand next week, Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced today.
Friday, 21 December 2012
NZ gives further aid to Philippines
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand will provide further assistance to the Philippines to help with the recovery process following Typhoon Bopha.
More supplies flown to Samoa, Fiji
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully and Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman say an RNZAF C-130 Hercules has landed in cyclone-ravaged Samoa with additional relief supplies.
Joint statement on whaling and safety at sea
Thursday, 20 December 2012
NZ welcomes Commonwealth Charter
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the adoption of a Commonwealth Charter - a document that sets out the history, objectives, values, and principles of the Commonwealth.
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
High Commissioner to Singapore appointed
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today named career diplomat Bernadette Cavanagh as New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to Singapore, with cross accreditation to the Maldives.
Recovery package for Samoa and Fiji
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced provision of a further $2 million each for Samoa and Fiji to assist the next stage of recovery from Cyclone Evan.
Speaker nominated for High Commissioner to UK
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced the nomination of Dr the Rt Hon Lockwood Smith as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
NZ to assist Fiji following Cyclone Evan
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand will assist with immediate relief efforts in Fiji following Cyclone Evan.
NZ announces further assistance to Samoa
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced further assistance to Samoa in the aftermath of Cyclone Evan.
Report underlines success of RWC 2011
Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully says a Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2011 report released today shows New Zealand’s hosting of the tournament eclipsed expectations on and off the field.
Wednesday, 12 December 2012
NZ condemns North Korea missile launch
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today condemned North Korea’s launch of a satellite using long-range ballistic missile technology.
Friday, 7 December 2012
NZ assists typhoon victims
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand will provide $500,000 to the International Federation of the Red Cross Appeal to help those most in need following Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines.
McCully to visit Pacific
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will tomorrow travel to the Pacific for meetings in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Kiribati and Tuvalu.
Make Goff apologise or sack him - McCully
Thursday, 6 December 2012
Goff reckless, cowardly and wrong - McCully
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully has called allegations made by Phil Goff MP against former Pacific Forum Line director Peter Kiely “reckless, cowardly and wrong”.
Monday, 3 December 2012
McCully seriously concerned by launch plan
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today expressed serious concerns about North Korea’s plans to launch a satellite this month using a long-range ballistic missile.
Friday, 30 November 2012
NZ to support UN Palestinian Resolution
Foreign Minister Murray McCully has confirmed that New Zealand will vote in favour of the resolution on the status of Palestine, due to go before the United Nations General Assembly this morning.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Govt welcomes IRB Junior World Championship announcement
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the announcement that New Zealand will host the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship.
Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Appointments to board of Antarctica NZ
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced three appointments to Antarctica New Zealand’s management board.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
High Commissioner to Samoa appointed
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today named New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to Samoa as career diplomat Jackie Frizelle.
McCully appoints High Commissioner to Tonga
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced the appointment of career diplomat Mark Talbot as High Commissioner to Tonga.
Friday, 23 November 2012
NZ's views on Japanese whaling to go before International Court of Justice
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced New Zealand has formally lodged an intervention before the International Court of Justice in the case brought by Australia against Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.
Monday, 5 November 2012
Tokelau reaches solar power goal
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today welcomed the completion of a third New Zealand-funded solar power system in Tokelau – meaning almost 100 per cent of the territory’s electricity needs are met through solar generation.
Friday, 2 November 2012
McCully to visit Laos and Viet Nam
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully will travel to Laos on Sunday for the 9th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Vientiane.
CCAMLR to reconvene on Ross Sea MPA
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today expressed disappointment that the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) deferred agreement on a proposal for a marine protected area (MPA) in the Ross Sea region.