Cuba in New Zealand

The New Zealand Maritime Union National Conference approves a declaration against the blockade.

 

 

Wellington, November 11. Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés was invited as a speaker at the Annual Conference of the New Zealand Maritime Union, in which he thanked the solidarity that this union has always given to Cuba.

The delegates to the Conference approved a declaration condemning the blockade and ratified their support for the Cuban people and their Revolution.

 

Cuban Foreign Minister congratulates his New Zealand counterpart.

Wellington, November 5. Cuban FM Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla extended its cordial congratulations to the FM of New Zealand, H.E Nanaia Mahuta for her appointment, and expressed its willingness to "continue expanding the ties of friendship and cooperation between our countries."

Cuba and New Zealand share broad coincidences on many issues on the international agenda and the New Zealand government supports General Assembly resolution 74/7 against the blockade. 

Cuban dancer nominated for the New Zealand Latin Award 2020.

Wellington, November 3. Cuban dancer Greydis Montero, who for years has promoted Afro-Cuban dances in New Zealand, has been nominated for the New Zealand Latino Award 2020 .

Greydis is the artistic director of the successful Rotorua Cuban Festival, which annually attracts dancers, musicians and fans from all over New Zealand and Australia.

Like her, several resident Cuban musicians and dancers, proud of their roots, successfully promote our culture thousands of kilometers from the island.

 

 

Cuban Ambassador congratulates the new New Zealand Foreign Minister.

 

Wellington, November 2. Cuban Ambassador Edgardo Valdés congratulated, through the Embassy's twitter account, the new cabinet and especially Nanaia Mahuta, New Zealand's first female foreign minister.

In his message, the Ambassador expressed Cuba's willingness to work together to strengthen the bilateral relationship and promote a more just and sustainable world order.

The new chancellor is a prominent member of the Maori community and from positions in the Government has promoted projects for the benefit of those most in need.

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