Kōrero: Foreign policy and diplomatic representation

Ambassador Mike Moore and US President Obama

Ambassador Mike Moore and US President Obama

In August 2010 New Zealand's newly appointed ambassador to the US, Mike Moore (right), presented his credentials to US President Barack Obama at the Oval Office, Washington. Moore was not a career diplomat, but a former politician who had been prime minister of New Zealand in 1990. The post of ambassador to the US has traditionally, but not always, been a political appointment. After Moore retired due to ill health in 2015, he was succeeded by former cabinet minister Tim Groser.

Photograph courtesy of the United States Department of State.

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United States Diplomatic Mission to New Zealand

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Michael Green, 'Foreign policy and diplomatic representation - Developing a diplomatic service', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34323/ambassador-mike-moore-and-us-president-obama (accessed 10 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Michael Green, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 May 2016