New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


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."


A very special occasion gathered a number of distinguished guests at the Monument to the Battle of Monte Cassino in Warsaw on 13 May – the 70th anniversary of that historical battle, during which several thousand Kiwi soldiers fought and over 300 lost their lives.


Between 7 May – 6 June 2014 an exhibition entitled "Values ​​of traditional Polynesian culture for the present times" by Professor Mirosława Jaworowska will be held at the National Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw.  


Each year on 25 April New Zealand and Australia commemorate Anzac Day – remembering the landing of New Zealand and Australian forces on the Gallipoli Peninsula, in Turkey, in 1915.


Ambassador Wendy Hinton visited Białystok in eastern Poland on 11 April, on the occasion of the opening of New Zealander Daniel Malone’s exhibition in the city. The event took place in Galeria Arsenał under the honorary patronage of the New Zealand Embassy.


Year 2014 is a very special year in the relationship between New Zealand and Poland as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of 734 Polish refugee children in Pahiatua, New Zealand.


The New Zealand Embassy in Warsaw and Education New Zealand have facilitated the visit of distinguished Jagiellonian University professors to New Zealand taking place this week.

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