Tony Small

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Tony Small
New Zealand Ambassador to Austria
In office
19 December 1977 1 January 1982
Preceded by Basil Bolt
Succeeded by Hugo Judd
New Zealand Ambassador to China
In office
Preceded by Harle Freeman-Greene
Succeeded by Lindsay Johnstone Watt
New Zealand Ambassador to Italy
In office
2 May 1986 1990
Preceded by Gordon Parkinson
Succeeded by Peter Robert Bennett
Personal details
Francis Anthony Small

(1930-08-28)28 August 1930
Died24 February 2015(2015-02-24) (aged 84)

Francis Anthony Small (28 August 1930 – 24 February 2015) was a New Zealand diplomat.

In 1956 Small graduated Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University College. [1] In 1963 he was acting head of the legal division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 1969 to 1976 he was New Zealand's deputy permanent representative at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York City. [2] From 19 December 1977 to 1982 he was ambassador in Vienna with accredition in Warsaw, East Berlin and Budapest. From 1982 to 1985 he was ambassador in Beijing, and from 1986 to 1990 he was ambassador in Rome with accredition in Madrid. [3]

Small died on 24 February 2015, and was buried at Clareville Cemetery, Carterton. [4]

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  1. Harvard Law School, The Graduate Program at Harvard Law School, Harvard University, 1956
  2. Office of the Historian ,
  3. The Agency, Weekly Bulletin, 1978, p. 17 Neues Deutschland , 20.06.1978 - Der Vorsitzende des Ministerrates der DDR, Willi Stoph, empfing am Montag den Außerordentlichen und Bevollmächtigten Botschafter der Ungarischen Volks Republik in der DDR, Jözsef Kádár, und den Außerordentlichen und Bevollmächtigten Botschafter Neuseelands, in der DDR, Francis Anthony Small, zu Antrittsbesuchen,
  4. "Francis Small death notice". Hawkes Bay Today. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2017.