Netherlands Embassy in Wellington New Zealand
Currently in the spotlights
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is also active on Facebook.
|Address||Cooperative Bank Building, Level 10, Corner Featherston and Ballance Streets Wellington 6011 New Zealand|
0800 DUTCH EMBASSY (0800 388 243)
+64 4 471 6390
12 September 2014 European Commission President-Elect Jean-Claude Juncker has announced his new team of Commissioners for the next five years. Foreign minister Frans Timmermans will be Mr Juncker’s First Vice President and right-hand man. If confirmed by the European Parliament, the minister will be entrusted with the portfolio on better regulation, inter-institutional relations, rule of law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that he is ‘very happy’ with the important job Mr Timmermans has been offered.
9 September 2014 Janne Willems, the initiator of the Seize Your Moments project, has been traveling for 14 months now, collecting drawings of random people’s happy moments from the previous week. Her goal is to collect 1000 drawings per continent and right now she is travelling through New Zealand.