New Zealand Embassy & Mission to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium


His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Belgium, Prince Philippe, visited New Zealand recently as part of an Economic Mission to strengthen business links between New Zealand and Belgium.


Worbz is an international photography platform.  Worbz’s objective is to present young talented international artists and offers them a unique opportunity to showcase their work in joint exhibitions, each with a specific topic.


A Poetry performance featuring New Zealand Poet Ron Riddell.   


The New Zealand Embassy in Stockholm will close with effect from 1 July 2012, with responsibilities transferred to the New Zealand Embassy in Brussels. Please click here for more information.


The Auckland Police Pipe Band will be visiting Flanders next month following their appearance at the Basel Military Tattoo.  They will perform in a public concert at the Passchendaele Museum at Zonnebeke at 7pm on Monday, 23 July.  The concert will also include a performance by the Passchendaele Pipes and Drums and will last approximately one hour.  They would welcome the support from any Kiwis or interested members of the public who can make it to the concert.

The band will also take part in the Last Post ceremony under the Menin Gate on Tuesday, 24 July at 8pm.


The New Zealand Embassy in Brussels is looking for a professional chef.


The New Zealand Embassy in Brussels wishes to recruit an Executive Assistant to the Head of Mission, to commence duties in September 2012. 


New Zealand has joined other countries in extending its financial commitment to the International Monetary Fund so it has the capacity to deal with any significant disruption to the global economy.

The extra commitment, agreed by Cabinet yesterday, will be made through a US$1 billion (NZ$1.26 billion) standby loan facility, which will be called on if needed. New Zealand will not provide any funds immediately.


A special presentation by Dr David Skilling on Small states in a challenging world will be hosted at the New Zealand Mission on Monday, 25 June at 1000hrs. The presentation will be framed around a recent discussion paper written on the performance and prospects for small states available at:

Small states in a challenging world


As in recent years, the New Zealand Embassy funded and organised a free bus service for New Zealanders wishing to attend the official Anzac Day commemorations in West Flanders.  The Embassy-funded bus service, which includes a free guided tour for participants after the official services, continues to be popular.  Despite Anzac Day falling on a normal working day during the week, nearly thirty people used the service this year.

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