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Shortlist for the French memorial in Wellington

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 11:32 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

For immediate release Embassy of France in New Zealand Four proposals inspired by a creative dialogue between France and New Zealand will undergo further consideration from a jury made of French and New Zealand members before the winning design is announced ... More >>

NZ students to walk in the footsteps of WW1 veterans

Monday, 20 June 2016, 12:21 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Ten Kiwi students have been selected from ten schools from around the country to travel to France from September 10 to 25, 2016 in the context of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. More >>

President of the Government of New Caledonia to visit NZ

Friday, 3 June 2016, 8:50 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

President of the Government of New Caledonia to visit New Zealand Mr. Philippe Germain, President of the Government of New Caledonia, will travel to New Zealand from 6th to 10th June 2016. He will lead a delegation of around thirty New Caledonian entrepreneurs ... More >>

NZ architects invited to collaborate on French Memorial

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 10:20 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

New Zealand architects invited to collaborate on French Memorial to be erected in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park More >>

NZ Invited to Collaborate on French Memorial for Pukeahu

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 3:14 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

New Zealanders Invited to Collaborate on French Memorial to Be Erected in Pukeahu Memorial Park More >>

French Legion of Honour ceremony aboard the Prairial in Napi

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 1:27 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

On Friday the 20th of November, Ambassador of France to New Zealand Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler will hold a Legion of Honour ceremony aboard the French naval frigate, the Prairial, in Napier. Ambassador Jeanblanc-Risler will present this medal, France’s ... More >>

French Animation Professionals to participate in AnimFX

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 3:50 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

French animation professionals Véronique Encrenaz ( Annecy Animation Film Market ) and Michel Nicolas (CEO of French production company Folimage ) will be in New Zealand in early November to meet with local animation experts and to participate ... More >>

Auckland WWII soldiers to be awarded French Legion of Honour

Friday, 23 October 2015, 4:44 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

On Tuesday the 27th of October, Ambassador of France to New Zealand Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler will present Mr Ronald Mayhill and Mr Basil Williams with the medal of Knight of the national Order of the Legion of Honour during a ceremony aboard ... More >>

World War II soldiers to be awarded French Legion of Honour

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 12:55 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

On Friday the 9th of October, Ambassador of France to New Zealand Mrs Florence Jeanblanc-Risler will present Mr Donald Ivey and Mr Frank Hill with the medal of Knight of the national Order of the Legion of Honour during a ceremony at the Christchurch Memorial RSA. More >>

Shared Histories

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:17 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

On Friday the 12th of June, students and teachers from five New Zealand schools will present projects created as part of the Shared Histories programme during a special event to be held at the National Library of New Zealand. More >>

French frigate to participate in ANZAC commemorations

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 3:27 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Following her participation in the humanitarian efforts in Vanuatu, FNS Vendémiaire will arrive in Wellington on the 22nd of April in anticipation of the ANZAC centenary commemorations. More >>

France pays special tribute to NZ troops

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 4:46 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

In the special context laid by the Centenary of the First World War Commemorations, France will actively take part in the tribute paid to New Zealand troops: More >>

French author David Fauquemberg to host talks in Auckland

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 11:24 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Prize-winning French author David Fauquemberg is currently on a tour of New Zealand , meeting with French students, francophiles and the greater public as part of his six month residency at the Randell Cottage. More >>

Worldwide celebration of French gastronomy kicks off in NZ

Friday, 6 March 2015, 1:39 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

On Thursday 19 March, 2015, in 150 countries, restaurants and French embassies will present 1500 menus to celebrate France’s gastronomy by inviting the public and special guests to enjoy a “French dinner”. The event will pay tribute to a vibrant, ... More >>

NIWA marine geophysicist recognised with French Honour

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 11:44 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

NIWA Principal Scientist Dr Geoffroy Lamarche will be made a Knight of the National Order of Merit in an official ceremony to be held at the French residence on Friday 13 March. More >>

World War II soldier awarded the French legion of honour

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 4:23 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

During a ceremony to be held on Thursday 12 February at the French residence, Mr. Penwill Moore will be made a Knight of the national Order of the Legion of Honour, awarded for eminent merits in service to the nation. More >>

Graffiti artist Tilt coming to the streets of Christchurch

Friday, 30 January 2015, 1:27 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Amazing French graffiti artist Tilt , world renowned for his colourful, bubbly paintings, is due to arrive on February 1st in Christchurch to take part in the Spectrum Street Art festival. More >>

Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains in New Zealand

Monday, 5 January 2015, 11:39 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Ooooh la la! Last in New Zealand many moons ago as trumpet player for Scottish indie-loves Camera Obscura, Frances favourite son Francois has since been honing his own craft, signing to Domino Records, releasing a handful of utterly delightful of albums, and ... More >>

2015 French writer in Residence at Randell

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:51 pm | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Randell Cottage, a writers residency for French and New Zealand authors situated in Wellington, will welcome French write David Fauquemberg in January 2015. He was selected by a panel comprised of representatives from the Embassy, the Randell Cottage ... More >>

International conference on harmful algae in Wellington

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 11:29 am | Embassy of France to New Zealand

A group of over 20 French scientists has arrived in Wellington to participate in the International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA) which gathers together around 500 world-leading scientists in the capital next week. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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