New Zealand Embassy Berlin, Germany


There has recently been a considerable increase in the number of refugees and migrants entering Europe. 


Munich’s annual Oktoberfest beer festival is taking place between September 19 and October 4, 2015.


The Flag Consideration Panel has announced the four alternative flag designs for New Zealanders to rank in the first binding referendum.


Immigration New Zealand has been made aware of a new scam website which copies the home page of the official Immigration New Zealand website with a slight change in the domain name.


In early July, New Zealand’s Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited Tallinn and Berlin as part of a wider programme in Europe.


The centenary of the Battle for Chunuk Bair will be commemorated by the NZ Government with a service at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli on 8 August 2015.


Tonight the 30,000th Last Post ceremony will take place at the Menin Gate in Belgium. The ceremony has come to symbolise not only a remembrance of those who died in the Great War, but also the ongoing connection between Belgium and the former Allied nations.


Samoan is the third most spoken language in New Zealand, with 144,000 people at the last Census identifying as Samoan. It is also the second most spoken language in Auckland.


Creative New Zealand Artist in Residence Greg Semu is one of 75 artists contributing to a new exhibition on music, art and fan behaviour, opening on Thursday 9 July at Künstlerhaus Bethanien.


Fiji won plenty of admirers as they made their debut appearance at a Fifa World Cup event.

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2015-16

United Nations Handbook

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Registering your overseas travel made easier

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New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.