Toi Māori Team heads to the Netherlands to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the waka.
On 16-17 April 2015 the Netherlands will host the fourth Global Conference on Cyberspace (GCCS) in The Hague.
As off today we have implemented a new appointment booking system. It should be simpler and quicker to use. We did our best to transfer all appointments from old to new. If you experience any problems with your existing booking, please email us with your details.
Because the Consular staff attend an internal course in Wellington, the Consulates in Auckland and Christchurch will be closed on Wednesday 25 March 2015. On this day you can contact the Embassy in Wellington through WEL-CA@minbuza.nl.
Aalt Dijkhuizen, one of the leading Dutch experts in world food and agriculture, will visit New Zealand to discuss the future of the international dairy industry from 1-4 March.
Speech by Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the National Remembrance Ceremony for the victims of the MH17 air disaster, Amsterdam, 10 November 2014.
The commemoration of the flight MH17 disaster will take place on Monday 10 November at the RAI in Amsterdam. The commemoration is accessible by invitation only. The persons invited are the surviving relatives of the victims and persons involved in the air crash.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands was today elected to the Human Rights Council for the 2015-2017 period by the UN General Assembly. Foreign minister Bert Koenders welcomes the Netherlands’ membership of the council. ‘What happened today underlines the importance the Netherlands places on human rights worldwide,’ said the minister.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Frans Timmermans, has requested His Majesty the King to discharge him from his duties as Minister of Foreign Affairs as of today, 17 October 2014.
King Willem-Alexander has appointed Bert Koenders as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr Koenders was sworn in by the King at Noordeinde Palace on Friday 17 October 2014.