We’re heartbroken over the events in Christchurch – Kia kaha

U.S. Ambassador Scott Brown The horror of the senseless terrorist attacks perpetrated in Christchurch cannot be overstated. The innocent victims (may peace be upon them), who were doing nothing more than exercising their freedom to worship, will never be forgotten. The murderers who assaulted these houses of faith in Christchurch attacked all of us – our ...
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Women of Courage by Gail Huff Brown

At the U.S. Embassy, New Zealand we are reflecting and celebrating International Women’s Day with #womenofcourage. Over the past 18 months, Mrs. Gail Huff Brown, wife to Ambassador Scott Brown and previously a professional TV news reporter, has been interviewing outstanding women and publishing the “Pacific Women Leaders” blog. This blog , published on the U.S. ...
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Pacific Women Leaders: Vania Wolfgramm

By Gail Brown. For the next blog post in the  Pacific Women Leaders  series, I met with Vania Wolfgramm. Vania is a former rugby player for the famous Black Ferns.  She loves the sport. Now, as the Women’s Rugby Development Manager at New Zealand Rugby (NZR), her job is to share her passion for rugby with other young ...
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Pacific Women Leaders: Vanessa Masoe

By Gail Brown, wife of US Ambassador Scott Brown. For the next blog in the  Pacific Women Leaders  series, I met with Vanessa Masoe – Rugby player. Mentor. By profession, Vanessa Masoe is a Careers Development Consultant to the Tertiary Education Commission (formerly Careers New Zealand). By passion, Vanessa Masoe is a determined competitor who loves the adrenaline ...
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Thriving Relations for U.S and Samoa.

July 13 – 17. The U.S Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, Scott Brown and Mrs Gail Brown visited Samoa last week to commemorate American Independence with a reception held at the U.S Residence in Vailima. Honored guests included Their Highnesses Head of State Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi & Masiofo Faamausili; the Prime Minister of Samoa, ...
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Ambassador Scott Brown: Pacific’s neighbourhood watch

Via NZ Herald. People that only do good things when someone is watching are really in it for themselves. Altruism by definition is motived by concern for others. Since my arrival here, I’ve had the privilege of seeing Kiwi generosity and strong independence in action, as you make quiet contributions to the benefit of your neighbours. We know ...
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U.S. Ambassador and Gail Brown’s inaugural visit to Samoa

The new Ambassador of the United States to the Independent State of Samoa, Mr. Scott Brown and his wife Mrs. Gail Brown arrived in Apia on the eve of the 26th of July 2017 for their inaugural visit.  While it was their first official visit to Samoa, the Ambassador and his wife made great strides ...
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Presentation of Credentials of the U.S. Ambassador to Samoa

U.S. Embassy Samoa, Press Release. H.E. Mr. Scott Brown, the new Ambassador of the United States of America to Samoa arrived in Apia, on Wednesday 26th July 2017.  He is accompanied by his spouse, Mrs. Gail Brown.  Ambassador Brown is here to present his Letter of Credence to the Head of State of the Independent ...
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Join us in welcoming Ambassador-Designate Scott Brown and his wife Gail.

Join us in welcoming Ambassador-Designate Scott Brown and his wife Gail.  They are arriving in New Zealand shortly and wanted to introduce themselves.  They hope to visit Samoa very soon.  Watch this video to learn more about Ambassador-Designate Brown, his family and career, and why the partnership between the United States and Samoa is so ...
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