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New Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Niue

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Her Excellency Wu Xi, the new Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Niue, arrived in Wellington on 25 March 2018. She was received at the airport on behalf of the New Zealand Government by Deborah Geels, Manager of North Asia Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. About 50 people gathered at the airport to welcome Ambassador Wu, including officials from the Chinese Embassy, representatives from the Overseas Chinese community and the media.

Ms. WU Xi, was born in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province.

Details of her career are as follows:

1990-1991     Desk Officer, then Attaché

Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1991-1994     Attaché, then Third Secretary

                      Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Republic of Iraq

1994-1998     Third Secretary

Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1998-2001    Third Secretary, then Second Secretary

                      Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Australia

2001-2006     Second Secretary, Deputy Division Director, then Division Director

Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2006-2010     Counsellor

                      Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Australia

2010-2011     Counsellor

Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011-2013     Deputy Director-General

Department of North American and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2013-2018     Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America

2018 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Niue

Ambassador WU Xi has a son.