5 Aug 2018

NZ ambassador to US won't extend three-year term

5:54 pm on 5 August 2018

The New Zealand ambassador to the United States Tim Groser will not be extending his term, Foreign Minister Winston Peters says.

Tim Groser

Tim Groser Photo: RNZ

Mr Groser took up the role in 2015 and his three-year contract is drawing to a close.

Stuff reported today that Mr Groser had been recalled.

Mr Peters said that was a baseless claim and that Tim Groser asked himself to finish at the end of his term and not have it extended.

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