New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


New Zealand is about to become the talk of fantasy enthusiasts around the world, with the call going out globally to find fans keen to take an ultimate Middle-earth journey to New Zealand.


On 24 July 2014, the Voit of Gromadka (in south western Poland), Mr Dariusz Pawliszczy, unveiled a plaque commemorating Allied soldiers who were detained during World War II in a building which now hosts the Wierzbowa rural community centre.


A team of three New Zealand Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) experts will depart for the Netherlands today as part of international efforts to identify all 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.


On 20 June in Dunedin’s Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, a ceremony took place to unveil a plaque commemorating the Polish writer, Joseph Conrad.



NZ tennis player, Artem Sitak, linked up with Mateusz Kowalczyk from Poland to win a tennis doubles title at the recent ATP Stuttgart Mercedes Cup.


Over 500 conference delegates from around the world will gather in Dunedin in 2018. The Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference will be hosted by the University of Otago's Centre for Science and Communication - the world's largest postgraduate facility for Science Communication.


The Embassy took part in a panel on innovative policies in tourism during the 5th Innovations Forum which took place in Rzeszów in southern Poland on 27-28 May. The theme of the Forum was how innovation can help the tourism sector develop and create opportunities for economic growth.


Open letter of the Ambassadors of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America as well as the Representative of the Flemish Government and the Representative of the Government of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, on the occasion of the Equality Parade in Warsaw on June 14th, 2014. The initiative of this letter came from the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium.


On 4 June, Poland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its first free elections, the highlight of which was a tough speech by US President Obama.


The Historical Museum in Warsaw has initiated a series of meetings on UNESCO world heritage sites entitled "Around the World with the Museum."

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