Dessau-Wörlitz Gardens, Germany
On Monday, 3 June 2013 - Queen's Birthday - the Embassy will be closed.
On November 10, 1953, diplomatic relations were first established between New Zealand and the Federal Republic of Germany. Since those early beginnings, the world has changed in innumerable ways; but the relationship between our two countries has strengthened and expanded steadily.
Germany's minister of foreign affairs, Guido Westerwelle, will once again attend the annual Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum from 17 to 19 June. Its theme this year is "The Future of Growth - Economic Values and the Media".
Global Media Forum 2013
German Ambassador Dr. Anne-Marie Schleich recently visited Fiji for the official presentation of her Letter of Credence to the Head of State, President Hon. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau.
Europe Day at Suva Library
On 9 May, the Ambassador officially opened the celebration of Europe Day 2013 by the European Union Delegation for the Pacific in Suva together with the Ambassador of the European Union for the Pacific HE Andrew Jacobs involving two childrens’ events at Suva City Library.
German Ambassador met with the Programme Director of GIZ Project „Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Islands Region“ Dr. Wulf Killmann and his team.
A state-of-the-art new catering facility is going to be built at airport by the German company LSG Sky Chefs, a subsidiary company of Lufthansa Service Holding AG, which itself is a 100% subsidiary of the Deutsche Lufthansa AG Auckland.
To celebrate 60 years of German-New Zealand diplomatic relations, the DAAD warmly invites its alumni from the Wellington region to attend a meeting in partnership with the NZIIA (New Zealand Institute...
Daad Alumni Meeting
This year’s Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin (APW) titled “Smart Cities” will focus on the urban challenges of the 21st century and how they affect the globalized world. From 5 to 14 June 2013, the Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin invite you to join the dialogue with an economic region that is showing unsurpassed growth and shaping our global future in decisive ways.
Room to Grow – Interview with Prime Minister John Key by Doris Evans
John Key was interviewed by German journalist Doris Evans from Auckland on economic relations between Germany and New Zealand following his visit to Germany in June where he met with German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel as well as high profile economic and political representatives.
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Germany's two-year term as a member of the United Nations Security Council came to an end on 31 December 2012. The Council dealt effectively and successfully with many conflicts responding quickly at Germany's initiative. The Security Council played an important role in the international response to trouble spots in Somalia and the Congo, as well as with respect to the predominantly peaceful secession of South Sudan from the Sudan.
50th Anniversary of the Franco-German Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation
50 years ago today, on 22 January 1963, French President Charles de Gaulle and German
Chancellor Konrad Adenauer sat down to sign a document which would lay the foundations
for a new start in their bilateral relations and in European history. On the occasion of this anniversary, both Governments have decided to hold a “German-French Year: 50 Years of the Élysée Treaty” with exhibitions, conferences and various cultural projects.
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