New Zealand Embassy Berlin, Germany


The New Zealand government has issued Environment Aotearoa 2015.


Just because you are out of the country doesn’t mean you have to miss out on having your say in two binding referendums on the future of the New Zealand flag. 


At the 7th New Zealand-German Science Circle on 13 October 2015 in Berlin, Associate Professor Peter Wills, a prominent New Zealand scientist and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, spoke together with his current research partner, Professor Zoya Ignatova from the University of Hamburg, about the building blocks for New Zealand-German scientific collaboration and making and breaking the rules of protein coding.


On 1 October 2015, Foreign Minister Murray McCully and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius signed an agreement on reciprocal working holiday scheme, while in New York for Leader’s Week at the 70th regular session of the UN General Assembly.


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.

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