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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) represents New Zealand in formal communications with other countries and their governments. By building connections and influence in other countries, MFAT works to secure outcomes that matter to New Zealand.

MFAT also monitors and interprets changes in international political, diplomatic and trade situations. Based on this information, it provides the Government with advice, and then acts to promote and protect New Zealand’s interests.

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