New Zealand Embassy The Hague, The Netherlands


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. 


The New Zealand and Australian Ambassadors to the Netherlands will host an Anzac Day commemorative service at 8am on Saturday 25 April 2015. 


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.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed New Zealand taking up its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

“New Zealand’s term on the Security Council will place us at the heart of international decision-making for the next two years,” Mr McCully says.

“The Security Council is currently considering some of the most pressing issues the international community faces, including; the dire humanitarian situation in Syria, ISIL, and Ebola.


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

Read the Prime Minister's media release


Tanya Batt, a storyteller from New Zealand, will be performing in The Hague between 2 and 5 July 2014.


New Zealand based Samoan choreographer Lemi Ponifasio and the MAU dance group will perform The Crimson House in the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam on 25 and 26 June 2014 as part of the Holland Festival.


The Ambassador and his wife recently had the pleasure of meeting New Zealand author Eleanor Catton, who visited the Netherlands to talk about her prize-winning novel The Luminaries, which has recently been released in Dutch as Al wat schittert (All that glitters).


Grammy winning New Zealand singer Lorde will perform in Utrecht on 26 May, tickets go on sale on 18 April.


The Australian and New Zealand Ambassadors to the Netherlands H.E. Mr Neil Mules AO and H.E. Mr George Troup invite members of the Australian and New Zealand communities in the Netherlands to commemorate ANZAC Day with them.

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