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Cablegate: New Zealand Response to U.S. Seed Announcement

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UNCLAS WELLINGTON 000832

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EAP/ANP AND OES/PCI

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KPAO SENV NZ
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND RESPONSE TO U.S. SEED ANNOUNCEMENT

REF: STATE 207463

1. Post delivered reftel announcement on U.S. participation
in the Supporting Entrepreneurs for Environment and
Development (SEED) partnership to the Environment and
Americas Divisions of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Trade (MFAT.) MFAT will distribute the
information to GoNZ agencies and ministries that cover both
environmental issues and international aid.

2. In response to reftel request for contact information,
there are no journalists in New Zealand that are dedicated to
development issues. In order to ensure proper media
placement of forthcoming press announcements, please forward
the following contact information to the SEED Secretariat:

Roy Glover
Public Affairs Officer
Telephone: (64) 4-462-6082
E-mail: wellington.irc@state.gov

Dorothy Rogers
ESTH Officer
Telephone: (64) 4-462-6043
E-mail: RogersD@state.gov
Burnett

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