New Zealand Embassy Vienna, Austria


In July the Vienna Embassy team was delighted to attend performances of the highly-acclaimed Westlake Girls and Boys High Schools combined musical groups in Vienna and Budapest.  The groups, comprising 140 talented students, spent the first half of July entertaining audiences in a number of cities across Germany, Austria and Hungary. 


An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


The African Union Handbook 2014 is a comprehensive guide to the African Union system and how it works.


Ambassador Deborah Geels presented her credentials to President of the Republic of Hungary János Áder at Sándor Palace in Budapest on 3 June.


Anzac Day commemorations for 2013 will take place on Thursday 25 April in both Austria and Hungary.

The service in Austria will be held at 11am in the Karlskirche, Karlsplatz, 1040 Vienna, and in Hungary at 10am at the Solymár Commonwealth War Cemetery (Katonai TemetÅ‘), Solymár (Bécsi út). All are welcome to attend.



The newly appointed Ambassador of New Zealand to Austria, H.E. Deborah Geels, presented her credentials to the Federal President of the Republic of Austria, H.E. Dr Heinz Fischer, on 5 April 2013.


From 10 December 2012, the receiving office for New Zealand visa applications for Austrian, Hungarian, Slovakian and Slovenian residents is changing.


The Documentary Edge Festival is the most important international film festival in Australasia, which is held annually in Auckland and Wellington.


On 25 April the New Zealand and Australian embassies hosted an ANZAC Day commemoration service in the nearby Karlskirche (Charles Church) in central Vienna. With its outstanding baroque interior, the Karlskirche made for a fitting backdrop for the occasion.

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