This past week, H.E. Feue Tipu presented his Letter of Introduction to New Zealand’s Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Jacinda Ardern and was formally welcomed by New Zealand’s Governor General Rt. Hon. Dame Cindy Kiro, officially making H.E. Tipu Tuvalu’s new High Commissioner to New Zealand! During the meetings with both Prime Minister Ardern and Governor General Kiro, H.E. Tipu was able to discuss matters of concern and interest to both Tuvalu and New Zealand, including the current drought crisis, climate change, and the importance of protecting Tuvalu’s Statehood and maritime boundaries against the threats of sea level rise! The Ministry heartily congratulates H.E. Tipu on his presentation of credentials and wishes him the best of luck in his endeavors in New Zealand!