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Celebrating its 28th year, the Council’s mission is to strengthen bilateral relations – and promote our members’ regional goals – by providing the best information, insight and influential opportunities. We are advocates for the free flow of goods, services, investment and ideas – and for a favorable Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
Hon. Tim Groser spoke about the WTO at an event co-hosted by the US | NZ Council and U.S. Chamber on March 25, 2013. Council president Bill Maroni also interviewed Mr. Groser last year. See speech on WTO (March 2013) Read speech on WTO (March 2013) See interview (September 2012)
In June 2012, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and New Zealand Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman signed a historic agreement at the Pentagon to expand the defense relationship between the United States and New Zealand. In September, Panetta became the first U.S. Defense Secretary to visit New Zealand in 30 years.
Think robotic legs to help people walk and robotic arms to pick fruit efficiently ... geothermal energy … commercial rockets … special effects in major films … planes that take off with almost no runway … boats that travel on land … and yachts that seem to fly.
See NZ innovations at work in this video.