New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland

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The Polish Women's Rugby Championship Finals took place on Saturday, 22 June 2013, at the Warsaw Academy of Physical Education. The New Zealand Embassy was honorary patron of the event.

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Hon Steven Joyce, New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Minister of Science and Innovation and Minister for Economic Development visited Krakow on 17 and 18 June 2013, accompanied by a delegation of officials from MBIE and Education New Zealand.

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Poland was visited by a delegation of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) representatives on June 6.

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On 28 May 2013, the eve of the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Mt. Everest, a commemorative plaque was unveiled in honour of Sir Edmund Hillary “Conqueror of the highest mountain in the world, who visited Poland including Zakopane in 2004 and was then officially named a “Góral” – mountain man”.

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On 20 May, the Embassy participated in an official ceremony and wreath laying to honour those fallen in the battle for Monte Cassino.

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, H.E Mr Radosław Sikorski, visited New Zealand from 3 to 5  May, 2013. During the visit he had a series of high level meetings, including with the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae. and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Murray McCully.

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H.E. Wendy Hinton has been accredited as the new Ambassador of New Zealand to the Republic of Poland. On June 19 Ambassador Wendy Hinton presented her credentials to the President of Poland Mr Bronisław Komorowski. Wendy Hinton came to Poland to replace the previous Ambassador Penelope Ridings After meeting with the President, the Ambassador went to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to lay a wreath in honour of the Polish defenders of their homeland. 

29-05-13

The presentation of awards for the "Antipodes known and unknown" contest took place at the Polonia Home in Krakow on 11 April.

Over 500 students of high schools from the Malopolskie Voievodship participated in this year’s contest, organised by the Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Research Association (ANZORA).

The leading theme of this year’s (fourth) edition was Poles in the Pacific.

29-05-13

A reading of New Zealand’s Anthology of Modern Plays “Two Oceans” was held in Krakow’s Bagatela Theater at Sarego Street on 27 March. The event was directed by Ms Katarzyna Deszcz.

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Together with the NZTE Hamburg and New Zealand Winegrowers, the Embassy co-organised a wine tasting and promotion in one of Warsaw's top hotel Marriott on 21 March. The event attracted more than 100 wine industry representatives to taste wines from nine New Zealand wineries.

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