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Cablegate: New Zealand Country Clearance for Robert D. Mccallum Jr.

VZCZCXRO5012
PP RUEHNZ
DE RUEHWL #0787/02 3050251
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 010251Z NOV 07 ZDK
FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON
TO RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA PRIORITY 5012
INFO RUEHNZ/AMCONSUL AUCKLAND 1519

UNCLAS SECTION 02 OF 02 WELLINGTON 000787

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE

CANBERRA FOR PEGGY MATSUYA

E.O. 12985: N/A
TAGS: OTRA NZ
SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND COUNTRY CLEARANCE FOR ROBERT D. MCCALLUM JR.


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associated with groups attempting to control this market.

f. (U) All forms of public transportation are generally safe at all
times of the day; however, at night visitors should use common sense
precautions so as not to become a target of opportunity.

g. (U) The traffic situation in Auckland can be difficult with a
moderate amount of congestion. Wellington and Christchurch traffic
is significantly better; however, during rush hour moderate delays
can be expected. Visitors are advised that traffic drives on the
left-hand side of the road. Visitors are advised that traffic
accidents are common and that it is safe to pull over so that police
may take an accident report. However, visitors who experience
hostility or anti-American sentiment should depart the scene
immediately and notify the RSO.

h. (SBU) Travelers intending to bring and use any USG provided
electronic or photographic equipment must contact the RSO prior to
introducing that equipment into the Chancery. Personal electronic
or photographic equipment is not permitted in the Chancery. Only in
severely limited cases will a notebook or laptop computer be
permitted to be used in the Chancery.

i. (U) Precautions should also be taken to not discuss sensitive or
classified information outside secure environments or over unsecured
and/or cellular telephones, and to securely safeguard classified or
sensitive information at the Chancery and not at hotels or
residences.

j. (U) Visitors should also be aware of the State Department's
Consular Information sheet for New Zealand and the most recent
Worldwide Caution Public Announcements, which are available via the
Internet at http://travel.state.gov

k. (U) In essence, visitors to New Zealand must exercise
appropriate caution and be alert to their surroundings with regard
to their personal security. Suspicious incidents/activities should
be reported to RSO Wellington (Telephone (64)(4)462-6000, 24
hours/day).

MCCORMICK

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