New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


On 10 February, the „Swit” Cultural House in Warsaw organised the promotion of a book titled Kapłańska Odyseja (“Chaplain’s Odyssey”) by dr Andrzej Chibowski.



This year the New Zealand Embassy in Warsaw gave honorary patronage to the the Act and Sing in Winter contest for Primary Schools in the Mazowieckie Region.


On 1 March, the date on which New Zealand and Poland formally agreed, 40 years ago, to exchange diplomatic representation, Chargé d’affaires Wendy Hinton hosted a celebratory function at the New Zealand Residence.


On his six-day visit to Poland, Mr. Finlayson visited Kraków where he met with the Mayor of the City, the provincial Governer of Małopolska district and the Board, as well as some members of ANZORA (the Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Research Association).


The Faculty of Philology and History at Jan Długosz University in Częstochowa is hosting an exhibition called “The Ocean of Documents.


“The Polish in the Pacific (Region)” scientific conference took place on 7th Dec 2012 at the Jagiellonian Library in Krakow.


7th edition of Zubroffka – International Short Film Festival took place between 5 and 9 December 2012, in Bialystok and Podlasie Province, Poland.


The Polish premiere screening of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was held on 18th December 2012 in the Cinema City IMAX (Sadyba Best Mall) in Warsaw. On the invitation of Forum Film Poland, the Embassy of New Zealand granted its honorary patronage to the event. The New Zealand delicatessen added interesting touch to the event. Among 2000 invited guests the representatives of media, politics, culture and diplomacy were present. The Embassy of New Zealand was represented by Chargé d’affaires, Lisa Futschek, and diplomatic personnel.


Visa applications are now accepted and processed in London through TT Visa Services Limited.


On Sunday, 25th of November the Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM) group  organised this years’ edition of the International Christmas Charity Bazaar at the Marriott Hotel in Warsaw.

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