Cuba in New Zealand

Cuban ambassador meets Chairperson of New Zealand Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee.

Wellington, March 22nd, 2018.- Cuban Ambassador Mario Alzugaray, payed a courtesy call to the chairperson of New Zealand Parliament Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Committee, Simon O'Connor.

During the meeting both parties exchanged point of views on diverse international matters. They also exchange on issues of mutual interest in the context of bilateral relations.

The MP for the National Party expressed his interest in the current situation of Cuba, development prospects and links with the Pacific.

Cuba and Climate Change

Cuba and Climate Change

Speaker:  Cuban scientist  Ramón Pichs-Madruga

Sunday  March 25th
2.30 pm
WEA Hall
59 Gloucester St

Ramón is Vice-Chair of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and is in Christchurch for the second lead authors meeting for the special report on Climate Change & Land, being held on 25-30 March.

Light refreshments will be served after the formal part of the meeting with plenty of opportunity for a one-on-one chat with Ramón.


Daymé Arocena delights the audience at WOMAD 2018

New Plymouth, March 18, 2018. Thousands of spectators at the famous music festival WOMAD, which takes place every year in the city of New Plymouth, enjoyed the music of the Cuban diva Daymé Arocena.

The Afro - Cuban singer took a tour of the most varied and popular Cuban rhythms, standing out for a warm and lively interaction with the audience.

Her voice proved to be marvellous, reaching its climax to improvise her exaltation of love in maori language in one of the themes: Aroha!

The Embassy hosts Caribbean Community in Wellington event

As part of the doctoral research "Understanding the articulation of the Caribbean identity in Aotearoa, New Zealand through a culturally relevant Caribbean methodology", the Master in Sociology Anabel Fernández Santana, PhD candidate in Sociology at the Technological University of Auckland (AUT), organized a meeting at the headquarters of our Embassy with members of the Caribbean community living in Wellington.