New Zealand Embassy Mexico City

New Zealand and Cuba

New Zealand has been accredited to Cuba through the New Zealand Embassy in Mexico City since 2001.  Foreign Minister Murray McCully visited Cuba 16-17 May 2014. During his visit, Minister McCully met with Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, Trade and International Development Minister Rodrigo Malmierca, and Vice-President Ulises del Torre.   Minister McCully's first visit to Cuba took place 3-5 October 2012. During that visit Minister McCully gave an address to the Raul Roa Higher Institute of International Relations on "New Zealand’s role in multilateral diplomacy and the Asia-Pacific region”.

In January 2002 Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hon. Phil Goff, undertook a bilateral visit to Cuba.  Prior high-level visits to Cuba include a New Zealand parliamentary delegation visit in 2001 led by Hon Doug Kidd as part of an International Parliamentary Union conference.

For further information on the New Zealand - Cuba bilateral relationship, please refer to the Cuba information paper on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.

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