Cuba in New Zealand

National Rebellion Day celebrated in New Zealand

Wellington - Accompanied by members of the New Communist Party of Aotearoa, the Cuban embassy staff celebrated the 66th Anniversary of the assault on the Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes garrisons.

As part of the celebration of the National Rebellion Day, Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray highlighted the importance and significance of this date, while underlining the achievements made by the Cuban Revolution since its triumph in 1959.

Friendship Society in Dunedin condemns aggressive US policy against Cuba

Dunedin, July 18th, 2019. Friends of Cuba in this city of New Zealand ratified their condemnation of the escalation in the US economic war against Cuba and restated their solidarity with the people of the Caribbean island.

These expressions of support took place within the framework of a meeting with the Cuban ambassador, Mario Alzugaray, who visited the southern New Zealand city as part of a program that had as its focus the inauguration of the exhibition of photographs “Cuba through Kiwi eyes ”, which will remain for two weeks at the Business School of the University of Otago.

Councillor of Dunedin City Council receives the Cuban ambassador

Dunedin, July 18th, 2019. As part of his visit to this city, Cuban ambassador Mario Alzugaray Rodríguez held a fruitful meeting with David Benson-Pope, Dunedin Councillor.

During the exchange, the Cuban diplomat highlighted the importance that Cuba attaches to links with New Zealand, based on respect and mutual trust. He also underlined the positive cooperation links that the two nations have developed in recent years, emphasizing the agreement for the training in English language of Cuban doctors destined for the Pacific Islands.

Cuba photo exhibition at the University of Otago

Dunedin – With a total of 80 photographs, kicked off the two-week photo exhibition “Cuba through Kiwi Eyes”, having the Business School of the University of Otago as its venue. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray and the dean of the Business School, Robin Gauld.

Cuban diplomat participates in conference "From the Caribbean to the Pacific Islands: Dreams and Common Issues "

Wellington, July 17th, 2019. The third secretary, Saimin Fis Abad, participated in a conference given by a panel of experts from Victoria University, the Institute of Small and Micro States (ISMS) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Fiji. The event was organized by the Council for the Caribbean, an entity whose main objective is the promotion of links between the member countries of that region and New Zealand.

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