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Ambassador to the Philippines, 1971

Ambassador to the Philippines, 1971

Richard Taylor presents his credentials in Manila following his appointment as New Zealand's ambassador to the Philippines in 1971. At the time Taylor was resident in Hong Kong since New Zealand did not have an embassy in the Philippines. However, his successor as ambassador, Mac Chapman, was based at the newly opened post in Manila from 1975.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAEG W2879 626 Box 2 I 1

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Michael Green, 'Foreign policy and diplomatic representation - Alliance diplomacy, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 July 2019)

Story by Michael Green, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 17 May 2016