Cuba in New Zealand

Governor General of New Zealand confirms interest in increasing ties with Cuba

The Governor General of New Zealand, The Right Hon. Sir Jerry Mateparae, expressed satisfaction with the good moment in relations with Cuba and confirmed the interest of his country in increasing bilateral ties. His remarks took place during a brief meeting with the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, on the occasion of the commemoration of Waitangi Day.

Cubans in New Zealand promote Cuban music and dance

Wellington 7 January 2016. – The Cuban community in New Zealand has been promoting the knowledge of Cuban culture through various projects that have matured over a decade, from which the development of initiatives related to music and dance can be highlighted.

Mayor of Wellington supports greater exchanges with Cuba

Mayor Celia Wade - Brown

Wellington, December 17th, 2017. - During a meeting held with the Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown expressed interest in promoting greater exchanges with the Caribbean country, noting that despite geographical distance and cultural differences, Cuba and New Zealand share multiple resemblances.

Attorney General of New Zealand confirms interest in promoting links with Cuba

Attorney General New Zealand

Wellington, December 15, 2015 - At a meeting held in this capital with Ambassador of Cuba, Mario Alzugaray, Attorney General and Cabinet minister, Chritopher Finlayson, expressed his satisfaction with the progress in relations between New Zealand and the Caribbean country, restating the interest of his country to continue promoting bilateral ties. During the meeting, they exchanged information related to the process of updating the Cuban model and New Zealand´s will to offer useful details of its development path. The Attorney General also praised the Cuban Health System.

University of Victoria shows interest in promoting exchanges with Cuba

Victoria University

Wellington, December 9th 2015. – During a visit to this institution by Ambassador of Cuba, Mr. Mario Alzugaray, Executive Assistant at the Office of Deputy Vicechancellor, Mr. Kerri Kilner, expressed his interest in the promotion of linkages and cooperation exchanges with Cuban counterparts, especially in the development of joint research projects in areas of common attention.