On the afternoon of 16th September, 2014, Ms. Si’alei Allegra Van Toor, the new Director of the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office, and Ms. Serena Chui, Deputy Director for the Office, paid a courtesy call to Ambassador Minute Alapati Taupo at the Embassy of Tuvalu, R.O.C. (Taiwan). Van Toor assumed the position of Director on 3rd June, 2014, replacing Former Director Stephen Payton. Director Van Toor’s visit to the Embassy represents the second courtesy call the Embassy has received this year. The first was paid by Representative Catherine Jane Raper from the Australian Office, who took over for Former Representative Robert Kevin Magee on 11th August, 2014.