NZWA Trip to Northern France

November 20, 2018

The main purpose of this year’s three day trip in October was to visit the small town of Le Quesnoy which was liberated by the New Zealanders on 4th November 1918, just days before the end of WW1.
Twenty-nine members and
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Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, KStJ. High Commissioner of New Zealand

November 13, 2018

The NZWA were honoured to welcome Sir Jerry Mateparae, the current High Commissioner of New Zealand to the UK. He commenced his appointment in London in March 2017 and gave a fascinating speech following our November lunch. His previous post
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September Drinks Party

September 20, 2018

Over 70 members and guests enjoyed NZ wines and delicious home-made canapes in the NZ High Commission on Haymarket. It was a beautiful summer evening to gather in the Penthouse and to also admire the stunning views across London.

 
 
Annual Outing July 2018

July 13, 2018

The Artists’ Village / Watts Gallery near Guilford in Surrey proved a very successful choice for our annual outing this year. Just 45 minutes from Waterloo, tucked away in the Surrey Hills, you can find this beautifully restored village where
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Hinemihi – the Maori Meeting House at Clandon Park, Surrey

June 15, 2018

After a delicious summer lunch in the Penthouse, an enlightening presentation was given by Anthony Hoete and Sam Callaghan, the Chairman and vice chairwoman of the Te Maru o Hinemihi committee who are working on the restoration project for Hinemihi.
They
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Visit to The Charterhouse

May 30, 2018

The Charterhouse has been in existence since 1348 and its history can be divided into four chapters; a monastery, private mansion, boys school and alms house which it remains today. A group of the members enjoyed a wonderful tour of
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May Lunch 2018

May 18, 2018

The Spring Lunch is always one to look forward to and this year was no exception. On a beautifully sunny day, surrounded by iconic views of London from the 18th floor of the Penthouse, we enjoyed excellent food, NZ Wine
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Lunch with Peter Gordon

April 16, 2018

Lunch at Peter Gordon’s restaurant ” The Providores” was a great success! A large group of us enjoyed food which could only be described as mouth-watering. We spent a very pleasant 3 hours enjoying such rare treats as ‘spiced dahl
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Visit to Southwark Cathedral

April 8, 2018

On 22nd March a group of us enjoyed a particularly interesting tour of the Cathedral with our very knowledgeable guide, V. She presented us with an overview of the long history of Southwark and then took us on a personal tour
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