German - New Zealand Relations

Information on the bilateral relations between New Zealand and Germany as well as the Pacific Islands, moreover general information about German foreign policy issues and Germany's position in the European Union.

International Symposium on WWI at Te Papa Tongarewa

On the occasion of ANZAC day at the end of April 2017, the New Zealand National Museum Te Papa Tongarewa hosted a variety of lectures on the First World War.

New Zealand and German Foreign Ministers meet

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully met with his German counterpart Frank Walter Steinmeier on 21 April 2016 in Berlin. Among the topics discussed were issues of common interest on the UN Security council agenda, bilateral relations and the planned New Zealand/ EU Free Trade Agreement.

BMBF-Announcement on Supporting Economic-Technological Cooperation with New Zealand

Logo-BMF-KooperationInternational Enlarge image (© BMF) A new project by the German Ministry of Education and Research has been designed to enhance the bilateral cooperation and support joint research projects.

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New Zealand-German Political Relations

2013 saw the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Federal Republic of Germany and New Zealand. Close ties had been established much earlier than that.

German - New Zealand Economic Relations

A bilateral double taxation agreement has been signed in 1978. The New Zealand-German Business Association (NZGBA) in Auckland celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2013. The New Zealand business communi...


German - New Zealand Science Relations

Germany is New Zealand's most important non-english speaking science partner. In 1977 a bilateral Science Cooperation Agreement has been signed. The Science and Innovation Ministers of both countries ...

German - New Zealand Relations

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NZ Model UN 2016

Philipp Engstler, Deutsche Botschaft Wellington, überreicht die Urkunde an Shereen Lee

From 1 to 4 July 2016, this year’s NZ Model United Nations event was staged in Wellington. NZ Model UN is the premier Model UN event on UN Youth's calendar, offering four days of debate, engaging guest speakers and a whole host of other events guaranteed to prove education and fun.