New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


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."


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.

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