New Zealand,September 6.-Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés visited the city of Whanganui, where he held a fraternal meeting with Mayor Hamish McDouall. They talked about the possible cultural exchange between that city and Cuba, and agreed to work together to bring to Whanganui the photographic exhibition "Cuba through kiwi eyes", an excellent set of photos of the island taken by New Zealand tourists.
The Cuban Ambassador was also interested in efficient agricultural production in that fertile region.
Wellington, August 18. The Cuban ambassador, Edgardo Valdés, received Mathew O´Meagher, Director of the Latin American chapter of the Asia-Pacific Center for Excellence (CAPE-LATAM) of New Zealand at the Embassy.
In a friendly atmosphere, they evaluated possible actions to, despite the complex world epidemiological situation, contribute to a better understanding of Cuba and Latin America in New Zealand.
Promoting informational events, publication of articles, academic exchanges and other forms of cooperation are in the plans.
Wellington, August 7.- H.E Andy Foster, Mayor of Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, visited the Cuban Embassy today for a fraternal meeting with the Latin American Ambassadors.
It was a great opportunity to jointly evaluate future cultural actions aimed at expanding the knowledge of the city's inhabitants about our countries and cultures.
An exhibition of photos about Cuba and a Latin American cultural festival among the ideas to materialize soon.
Wellington, August 5- Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz congratulated the government and people of the Cook Islands on the occasion of their national holiday. In his message, he confirmed "the will to further expand the ties of friendship and cooperation between our countries."
In Wellington, Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés joined His Excellency Elizabeth Wright Koteka, High Commissioner for the Cook Islands in New Zealand, to celebrate 55 years of Cook Islands self-government.