New Zealand Embassy Berlin, Germany


Gottfried Lindauer (1839 -1926) born in Pilsen (today in the Czech Republic). Having trained at the Vienna Academy of Art, Lindauer emigrated to New Zealand in 1873, arriving in Wellington in 1874. Until his death in 1926, Lindauer devoted his professional life almost exclusively to depicting the Māori of New Zealand.


Fragments of Empires exhibition opens on Friday 7 November at 19:00 at MOMENTUM, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997, Berlin. 


The new hit film from New Zealand, ‚What We Do in the Shadows‘ from Directors Taika Waititi und Jemaine Clement, was screened for guests of the New Zealand Embassy and the public on 9 October 2014 in Prague. 


New Zealand has been named the best place to raise a child in an international study.


This year marks the 52nd edition of the United Nations Handbook.


New Zealand has secured a place on the United Nations Security Council for 2015-16.

Read the Prime Minister's media release


In cooperation with the German Association for the United Nations, Berlin-Brandenburg (DGVN) and the Pacific-Network e.V., the New Zealand Embassy was pleased to host an evening reception and debrief discussion, marking the successful conclusion of the 3rd UN SIDS conference, which took place in Apia, Samoa on 1-4 September 2014. 


‘The Grass Catcher’ recalls memories from Wedde’s childhood, amongst other places, in New Zealand, Bangladesh, England and Jordan. 


New Zealand is in the top 11 percent of world economies in terms of GDP per capita, and ranks first on the Corruption Perception Index, third in Ease of Doing Business and fifth in the Index of Economic Freedom.


During a visit to the German Museum of Military History in Dresden, Federal Defence Minister, Ursula von der Leyen paid a visit to ‘Stela’, an art installation by New Zealand artist, Kingsley Baird.  

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2014-15

United Nations Handbook

The UN Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Prime Minister's media release |

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

Registering your overseas travel made easier

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.