Cuba in New Zealand

Temporary closure of the Cuban Embassy.


The Cuban Embassy will remain closed from December 15, 2021, until March 2022.

Those interested in consular services should start their procedures as soon as possible.

For questions write to or call +64 (4) 479 5294.


Diplomatic Corps soccer team triumphs for the second year in a row.

Wellington, November 14. Wellington's accredited Diplomatic Corps soccer team beat the Lower Hutt City Council team 5 goals to 4.

It is the second consecutive year that we have obtained the trophy.

The Cuban Ambassador, captain of the team, received the trophy from the mayor of the city, who leads the opposing team.

It was a good game, in a friendly atmosphere.

The Auckland Cuba Friendship Society condemns US provocations against Cuba.

Auckland. November 14. A new statement of support from friends of Cuba in New Zealand reads:

Oppose the United States government’s November 15 provocations against Cuba!

The Auckland Cuba Friendship Society condemns the United States government’s financing and organizing of groups within Cuba to hold provocative protests on November 15. These groups oppose Cuba’s socialist political system, and aim to destabilize it and restore capitalism to Cuba.

Cuban Ambassador exchanges with members of the NZIIA.

Wellington, November 2. Ambassador Edgardo Valdés received members of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) to exchange about Cuba, its foreign policy, and business and investment opportunities on the island.

The President of NZIIA Wellington, Karim Dickie, gave the opening remarks, after which the Ambassador made a brief presentation and answered questions on the most diverse topics.

The exchange lasted more than 2 hours and contributed to a better understanding of cuban reality.