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Otago Daily Times
Who can we turn to if Ombudsman ignored?If an Ombudsman's report on senior MFat officials can be effectively ignored, w
Who can we turn to if Ombudsman ignored?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 22 hours ago
If an Ombudsman's report on senior MFat officials can be effectively ignored, what hope for redress do less powerful citizens have, asks Prof Andrew Geddis. Last week, Ombudsman Ron Paterson released a report into an inquiry Dame Paula Rebstock... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Turkey to be avoided, Kiwis warnedMfat warns against travel to Turkey after bombing at Istanbul airport. New Zea
Turkey to be avoided, Kiwis warned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Mfat warns against travel to Turkey after bombing at Istanbul airport. New Zealanders are being warned not to travel to Turkey after the bombing of Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport that killed at least 36 people and three suicide... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kidnapped New Zealander not well enough to return homecan come home as soon as possible," the Daily Mail reported her as saying. New
Kidnapped New Zealander not well enough to return home
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
can come home as soon as possible," the Daily Mail reported her as saying. New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) refused to answer questions over Khan's health and overall situation today. "The ministry has no further... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
After the `dream team' what then?last week the Ombudsman exposed serious flaws in Dame Paula Rebstock's inquiry
After the `dream team' what then?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
last week the Ombudsman exposed serious flaws in Dame Paula Rebstock's inquiry into Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade restructuring leaks and said the victim must be compensated, Mr Key dismissed that as just one error by her and did not... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Govt ramps up effort to free kidnapped KiwiKiwi mining contractor who was kidnapped by militants in a fatal ambush two day
Govt ramps up effort to free kidnapped Kiwi
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
Kiwi mining contractor who was kidnapped by militants in a fatal ambush two days ago. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has revealed a ministry official has travelled to the country's capital to work alongside local authorities negotiating... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Inquiry into MFAT Leaks: ‘A Witch hunt’Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:52 amPress Release: Michelle Wanwimolruk Press Release
Inquiry into MFAT Leaks: ‘A Witch hunt’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:52 amPress Release: Michelle Wanwimolruk Press Release: Michelle WanwimolrukA former diplomat says that the Ombudsman’s Report about the Rebstock... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Derek Leask 'vindicated' by clearancePaterson said that the Dame Paula Rebstock-led inquiry into the leaking of docu
Derek Leask 'vindicated' by clearance
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Paterson said that the Dame Paula Rebstock-led inquiry into the leaking of documents at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) in 2012 was "flawed" in its dealings with Mr Leask. Mr Paterson recommended that the commission make a public... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'No chance' of Govt paying ransom for Kiwi hostagepublication two of the men had since escaped, but she did not know their nation
'No chance' of Govt paying ransom for Kiwi hostage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
publication two of the men had since escaped, but she did not know their nationality. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said officials were in contact with the hostage's family. A spokesman said the ministry continued to seek more... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Derek Leask 'vindicated' by clearancePaterson said that the Dame Paula Rebstock-led inquiry into the leaking of docu
Derek Leask 'vindicated' by clearance
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Paterson said that the Dame Paula Rebstock-led inquiry into the leaking of documents at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) in 2012 was "flawed" in its dealings with Mr Leask. Mr Paterson recommended that the commission make a public... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'No chance' of Govt paying ransom for Kiwi hostagepublication two of the men had since escaped, but she did not know their nation
'No chance' of Govt paying ransom for Kiwi hostage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
publication two of the men had since escaped, but she did not know their nationality. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said officials were in contact with the hostage's family. A spokesman said the ministry continued to seek more... Read more
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NZCity
MFAT leak inquiry slammed by ombudsmanMFAT LEAK INQUIRY SLAMMED BY THE OMBUDSMAN The ombudsman Ron Paterson has just
MFAT leak inquiry slammed by ombudsman
NZCity / Posted 8 days ago
MFAT LEAK INQUIRY SLAMMED BY THE OMBUDSMAN The ombudsman Ron Paterson has just released his report on what he's labelled the "flawed" inquiry into the leak of confidential Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade documents. WHERE DID THIS ALL... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MFAT inquiry report shows true cost of public sector cutsfound that the expensive inquiry by the State Services Commission and Paula Reb
MFAT inquiry report shows true cost of public sector cuts
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
found that the expensive inquiry by the State Services Commission and Paula Rebstock into Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) leaks was poorly carried out and disparaged senior diplomats who were not responsible for the leaks.“This is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Response to Ombudsman’s Reportthe Investigation into the Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of Information Rela
Response to Ombudsman’s Report
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
the Investigation into the Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of Information Relating to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and the Investigator’s final report as they applied to Mr Leask.“I am pleased that this report has been... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Leask deserves compensation, says reportin the Rebstock inquiry into the leaking of documents about a planned restructu
Leask deserves compensation, says report
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
in the Rebstock inquiry into the leaking of documents about a planned restructure of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFat). Mr Paterson said today that the inquiry, led by Dame Paula, contained "numerous flaws". Mr Leask was not... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Ombudsman slams inquiry into Mfat leakin the Rebstock inquiry into the leaking of documents about a planned restructu
Ombudsman slams inquiry into Mfat leak
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
in the Rebstock inquiry into the leaking of documents about a planned restructure of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFat). Mr Paterson said today the inquiry, led by Dame Paula, contained "numerous flaws". Mr Leask was not... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Leask deserves compensation, says reportin the Rebstock inquiry into the leaking of documents about a planned restructu
Leask deserves compensation, says report
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
in the Rebstock inquiry into the leaking of documents about a planned restructure of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFat). Mr Paterson said today that the inquiry, led by Dame Paula, contained "numerous flaws". Mr Leask was not... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Aussies warned against travel to Bali due to Zikawarned against travel to Bali due to the prevalence of the Zika virus. The Aus
Aussies warned against travel to Bali due to Zika
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
warned against travel to Bali due to the prevalence of the Zika virus. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has asked travellers to Indonesia to exercise a "high degree of caution". "Given the possibility that Zika virus can... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
India & NZ serious about expanding investmentnegotiations which we have been working on. “If we look at the numbers, we are
India & NZ serious about expanding investment
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
negotiations which we have been working on. “If we look at the numbers, we are currently doing 2.2 billion worth of two-way trade with India, it shows the potential of doing trade with India further if we get the agreement right. Although, Free... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Minister encourages public dialogue at TiSA sessionsMinister encourages public dialogue at TiSA stakeholder sessionsTrade Minister
Minister encourages public dialogue at TiSA sessions
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
Minister encourages public dialogue at TiSA stakeholder sessionsTrade Minister Todd McClay is encouraging members of the business community and civil society representatives to have their say on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) and says there... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Crawford Falconer: New deal Asean answer to TPPBowker Remember TPP? Well, just when you thought it was safe to go back into
Crawford Falconer: New deal Asean answer to TPP
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Bowker Remember TPP? Well, just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, there's another mega regional trade negotiation coming right at you, going by the impenetrable acronym RCEP. It covers the 10 Asean nations together with... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
$34.5 million for new Centres of Asia-Pacific ExcellenceZealand’s future is increasingly tied in with the Asia-Pacific region,” Mr Joyc
$34.5 million for new Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Zealand’s future is increasingly tied in with the Asia-Pacific region,” Mr Joyce says. “With some 71 per cent of our total trade already with Asia-Pacific countries, we must secure our future by investing more in preparing our young people to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Govt looks set to repeat TPPA mistakes with RCEPthe Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), not repeat them with the Region
Govt looks set to repeat TPPA mistakes with RCEP
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), not repeat them with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal, the Green Party said today.RCEP is a proposed trade agreement between 14 Asian countries, Australia, and New... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sceptics unmoved by spirit of glasnostPredictably NZ's free trade sceptics - including the ubiquitous Jane Kelsey - w
Sceptics unmoved by spirit of glasnost
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Predictably NZ's free trade sceptics - including the ubiquitous Jane Kelsey - were not impressed with Todd McClay's effort to inject a spirit of glasnost into the RCEP negotiations in Auckland this week. They have a point. McClay had urged critics... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Take the Con out of Consultationspin and start a real dialogue.Barry Coates, spokesperson for It’s Our Future,
Take the Con out of Consultation
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
spin and start a real dialogue.Barry Coates, spokesperson for It’s Our Future, the campaign against the TPPA and predatory trade agreements, commented, “It’s all spin and no substance. If the government was serious about consulting, they would hold... Read more
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NZCity
All Whites match goes on despite shootinga decision has been taken to continue as planned," it said. Meanwhile, New Zea
All Whites match goes on despite shooting
NZCity / Posted 23 days ago
a decision has been taken to continue as planned," it said. Meanwhile, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says there is no reason to believe any Kiwis have been caught up in the shooting. There are currently 136 New... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
More details of stakeholder events for RCEP announced8 June 2016 Media Statement Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced further de
More details of stakeholder events for RCEP announced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
8 June 2016 Media Statement Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced further details of the stakeholder events being held in Auckland during the next round of Regional Comprehensive Economic... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Engagement on services agreement negotiationsservices agreement negotiationsFriday, 3 June 2016, 3:18 pmPress Release: New Z
Engagement on services agreement negotiations
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
services agreement negotiationsFriday, 3 June 2016, 3:18 pmPress Release: New Zealand Government Hon Todd McClayMinister of Trade3 June 2016Trade Minister announces engagement on services agreement negotiationsTrade Minister Todd McClay has... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Celebrating 50 years of business iconsMonday, 30 May 2016, 3:56 pmPress Release: New Zealand Trade and EnterpriseMedi
Celebrating 50 years of business icons
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
Monday, 30 May 2016, 3:56 pmPress Release: New Zealand Trade and EnterpriseMedia release: 2016 NZIBA30 May 2016Entries open today for the 2016 New Zealand International... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
US navy visits a positive step - Keythis morning, indicated that obstacle could be overcome, and he could accept th
US navy visits a positive step - Key
Otago Daily Times / Posted 1 months ago
this morning, indicated that obstacle could be overcome, and he could accept the advice of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Mfat), without the need for a US confirmation. "I have to sign a waiver, which I get from foreign affairs to say they... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
US Navy boycott over NZ anti-nuclear stance could be liftedthis morning, indicated that obstacle could be overcome, and he could accept th
US Navy boycott over NZ anti-nuclear stance could be lifted
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
this morning, indicated that obstacle could be overcome, and he could accept the advice of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Mfat), without the need for a US confirmation. "I have to sign a waiver, which I get from Foreign Affairs, to say... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Firms urged to enter NZIBA awardsyear's New Zealand International Business Awards. 2016 marks the 50th year of
Firms urged to enter NZIBA awards
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
year's New Zealand International Business Awards. 2016 marks the 50th year of the prestigious awards, run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). Entries for the awards open today and close on July 8. During the last half century some of New... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The curious case of Mr Strange and the Nairobi gold heistscene". If found guilty by a judge, Mr Strange faces seven years in jail. New
The curious case of Mr Strange and the Nairobi gold heist
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
scene". If found guilty by a judge, Mr Strange faces seven years in jail. New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Mfat) was last year made aware of Mr Strange's arrest and detention. Mfat and the Australian High Commission this... Read more

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