Cuba in New Zealand

Aotearoa Bike Challenge 2018

On February 12th., Ambassador Mario Alzugaray took part in Aotearoa Bike Challenge at the coolest small capital city in the world, invited by the Wellington City Council.

Aotearoa Bike Challenge is a fun, free competition between local organisations to see which can get the most staff to try riding a bike. It´s been implemented to raise awareness on the importance of environment protection and promoting a healthier life by riding your bike.

Cuban Ambassador congratulates New Zealand authorities on Waitangi Day

Ambassador Alzugaray greets Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy

Paihia, 6th of February 2018. - On the occasion of the commemoration of Waitangi and in In successive encounters with the Governor General Patsy Reddy, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Vicepremier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Winston Peters, the Cuban Ambassador to New Zealand, Mario Alzugaray, conveyed local authorities a congratulatory message on behalf of his Government.

The Cuban diplomat also expressed his pleasure on the good momentum in bilateral relations, restating the will to further promote closer links between the two countries.

Cuban community in Wellington and Palmy gets together for New Year celebrations

Merry Christmas y and best wishes to all friends in Aotearoa NZ, especially to all Cubans around this beautiful country. It´s been great to get together once again, including the Palmy Caucus, surrounded by a bunch of cute babies in a year that has proven very “productive” for Cuban – Kiwi families. Big hug and many thanks for all your support during 2017!

Artists United in New Zealand to Mitigate Hurricane Damage in Cuba

Wellington, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Aware of the stories of his colleague Osmeivy Ortega about the damage Hurricane Irma caused in Cuba, New Zealand artists will auction some works by the two countries and will allocate what will be collected to the reconstruction of the Caribbean island.

Renowned painters Michel Tuffery, John Walsh, Stephen Ellis and Seraphine Pick, potter Andy Kingston and sculptor Clovis Viscoe are some of those who will participate in the Expo-Sale, in which about 20 engravings and paintings by 17 important Cuban artists are also included.