New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


On September 3, the New Zealand Embassy in Warsaw in cooperation with DemosEUROPA organised an expert roundtable to discuss the conclusions of a publication by Director of the Brussels based think tank ECIPE, Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, titled: “New Zealand: The EU’s Asia-Pacific Partnership and the Case for a Next Generation FTA”.


The Flag Consideration Panel has announced the four alternative flag designs for New Zealanders to rank in the first binding referendum. The designs can be viewed here.

Later this year and early next year, New Zealanders enrolled to vote will be asked to participate in two postal referenda to consider the future of the New Zealand flag:

1. to rank the shortlist of four alternative flag designs
2. to keep the current flag or adopt the preferred alternative design.


The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development has a pleasure to inform you about the 5th edition of the international matchmaking event which will be held on 22 September 2015 at the International Trade Fair POLAGRA FOOD in Poznan, Poland. The event will be organized in the framework of the economic promotion program related to the participation of Poland in EXPO 2015.
The matchmaking event is addressed to companies and other entities representing the following sectors:


The Asia-Pacific Day in Polish Parliament on 9 July drew crowds. Members of Parliament, ministry representatives, academics and the diplomatic corps used the occasion to discuss the opportunities, developments and potential risks facing the region.


Immigration New Zealand is making it easier for people from countries requiring a visa to visit New Zealand. From mid-June 2015:


Open letter of the Ambassadors of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Venezuela, as well as the General Representative of the Government of Flanders and the Representative of the Government of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, on the occasion of the Equality Parade in Warsaw on June 13th, 2015. The coordination of this letter is ensured by the Embassy of France in Poland.


Resident Warsaw Aussies - Jola Wolska and Adam Kardas have undertaken to organise the first joint Kiwi-Aussie mixer to take place in Warsaw on Monday, 8 June, 2015.


On 1 May 2015, Poland introduced changes to the rights of student visa holders allowing full time students to undertake employment without the need to obtain a separate work permit.


New Zealand and ANZAC Day

New Zealand’s involvement in the Gallipoli campaign was preceded by New Zealand’s pledging support for Britain and its allies after the declaration of war in August 1914.


​On a sunny 25 April 2015, we gathered at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw to commemorate the centenary of Anzac Day.  

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