New Zealand Embassy Berlin, Germany


49 of Gottfried Lindauer’s Māori portraits are open to the public in Berlin’s Old National Gallery.


The New Zealand Embassy will be closed on Monday 24 November and will reopen on Tuesday 25 November 2014. 

New Zealand citizens requiring emergency consular assistance, please call the switchboard on +49 30 206210 and follow the recorded instructions. 




New Zealand dream-folk band French for Rabbits in concert this Saturday, November 22, at Prachtwerk in Neukölln.


Prime Minister John Key has announced German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit New Zealand next week ahead of the G20 meeting of world leaders in Australia.


On Friday 14 November 2014, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was welcomed in Auckland by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.  The visit reaffirmed the close and long-standing relations between Germany and New Zealand, building on the 60 years of diplomatic relations which were celebrated in 2013. 


Photographer and indigenous researcher, Greg Semu, is Creative NZ’s current Visual Arts Resident at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.


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.

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