New Zealand Embassy Berlin, Germany


Tropical Cyclone Pam has caused significant damage in the Pacific. New Zealand is supporting the emergency response in affected countries.


To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) on the Gallipoli Peninsula the Embassies of Australia and New Zealand will be holding a Service of Remembrance at 09:00 hours on Saturday 25 April 2015 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) World War One Cemetery on the grounds of the Südwestkirchhof (South Western Cemetery), Bahnhofstrasse 2, 14532 Stahnsdorf. 


Two rare white kiwi have hatched from the same clutch for the first time at Pukaha Mt Bruce National Wildlife Centre.


Hundreds gathered in Christchurch's Botanic Gardens on 22 February for a public memorial service to mark the fourth anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes, which claimed 185 lives.


On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st February, a series of lectures and discussions will elaborate on Gottfried Lindauer’s Māori portraits. 


To commemorate the centenary, on 25 April 1915, of the Anzac landings on the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post have teamed up to mint a commemorative 50 cent coin. 


Three-month-old cheetah cubs Matata, Kanzi, Gorse and Nia last week ventured into the wild at Orana Park in outer Christchurch.


Wellington filmmakers Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement last month launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $400,000 to get their vampire comedy film What We Do in the Shadows into 70 United States cities.


New Zealand is the third-freest economy in the world behind Hong Kong and Singapore, according to the Index of Economic Freedom for 2015, published annually by the Heritage Foundation.


New Zealand is proud to partner with the African Union Commission to produce the African Union Handbook 2015. In a significant development, this edition has been published in both English and French.

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2015-16

United Nations Handbook

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New Zealand wins Security Council seat

New Zealand has secured a place on the UN Security Council for 2015-16. Read the Prime Minister's media release

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.