Cuba in New Zealand

Cuban Ambassador participates in celebration of Europe Day.

Wellington, May 10. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the Europe Day celebration, organized by H.E Nina Obermaier, EU Ambassador to New Zealand.

The event, held at the Parliament building, was attended by local personalities and members of the Diplomatic Corps, among others.

Cuba works for a good relationship with the European Union, based on the principles and objectives established in our Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement.


Cuban Ambassador meets with friends of Cuba in Dunedin.

Dunedin, May 3. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés met with a group of friends from Cuba, active members of the solidarity movement.

He exchanged with union leaders, representatives of the Maori community in the South Island and other activists, about the international situation, the Cuban reality, and ways to strengthen relations between Cuba and New Zealand.


Officials from our Embassy meet with Cubans residing in Christchurch.

Christchurch, May 1. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés and Consul Dalila Vázquez shared with Cubans residing in this city, which maintains an active link with our country.

They talked extensively about Cuba and the experiences of each one in their lives in New Zealand, in a friendly atmosphere.


Cuban Ambassador participates in May Day celebration.

Blackball, April 30. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés participated in the activities for International Labor Day held in this town on the South Island of New Zealand, which has a strong trade union tradition.

In the evening, the Ambassador made a presentation on the current international scenario and its implications for Latin America and Cuba in particular.

The participation of the Cuban Ambassadors in these celebrations is already a tradition.

Cuban Ambassador participates in the commemoration of ANZAC Day.

Wellington, April 25. In the company of other members of the Diplomatic Corps and local authorities, among other attendees, Ambassador Edgardo Valdés attended the official ceremony for ANZAC Day, a New Zealand national date that pays tribute to "the contribution and suffering of those who have served".

At the ceremony, attended by the Governor General, Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, the Ambassador laid a wreath on behalf of the Government and people of Cuba.