New Zealand Embassy Paris, France

Cultural relations

Photographer: James Heremaia

New Zealand has had a long tradition of contact with France in the creative arts, music, dance, and on the sports field, leading to the conclusion in 1977 of a bilateral Cultural Agreement. Many scientific, educational, sporting, and cultural exchanges now take place with France and France’s Pacific territories each year. French continues to be one of the most widely taught foreign languages in New Zealand, and linguistic and cultural links attract large numbers of New Zealanders to France, New Caledonia, and French Polynesia.

New Zealand on the Western Front 1916-1918

The New Zealand Embassy has published a 42-page guide “New Zealand on the Western Front 1916-1918” which traces the movements of the New Zealand Division from its arrival in France in April 1916. It includes information on the principal war memorial sites in northern France and Belgium.

The guides are free on request, including to groups. Please contact us to obtain a copy. Alternatively you can download the PDF version below.

File NZWesternFrontCover.pdf
File New Zealand Western Front.pdf

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