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Centenary of Polish independence

Monday, 5 November 2018, 11:43 am | New Zealand Polish Association

During the upcoming weekend, the Polish community in Christchurch will mark one hundred years of Poland’s regained independence which falls on 11 November. More >>

Chopin brings a touch of the old to the new Great Hall

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 10:17 pm | New Zealand Polish Association

[Polish Association] Media Release: Chopin brings a touch of the old to the new Great Hall More >>

New Zealand’s First Refugees: 70 years on

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 12:37 pm | New Zealand Polish Association

On 1 November 1944, 733 children, mostly orphans or separated from their parents by the war in Poland, arrived in Wellington Harbour aboard USS General Randall. Some 102 adults – teachers, doctors and administrators – accompanied the group to ... More >>

Polish Ambassador to meet business leaders

Tuesday, 13 July 2010, 9:18 am | New Zealand Polish Association

The Ambassador of Poland, Mrs Beata Stoczynska (Be-aata Sto-ching-ska) will meet local business leaders during a visit to Christchurch on Friday, 16 July. Poland and New Zealand have a long history. Not only were two Poles travelling with Captain ... More >>

‘Tina Turner’ Of Classical Music In Christchurch

Sunday, 11 July 2010, 1:02 pm | New Zealand Polish Association

She’s not sure how she got mistaken for her, but acclaimed Polish concert pianist Dr Anna Kijanowska was recently called the “Tina Turner of Classical Music”. More >>

Requiem Mass today for Poland ’s Officials

Friday, 16 April 2010, 9:36 am | New Zealand Polish Association

A Requiem Mass will take place today to pay tribute to Poland ’s President, Mr Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria Kaczynska, government officials and other dignitaries who were killed in the air tragedy in Smolensk on Saturday. More >>

Polish Refugee Children Celebrate 65 Years

Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 3:30 pm | New Zealand Polish Association

Polish refugee children who arrived in New Zealand on 1st November 1944 will commemorate their arrival and life in New Zealand, together with their families at the 65th reunion to be held in Wellington at the Overseas Terminal on the weekend of 31st October-1st ... More >>




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