Ambassador Venizelos formally meets with Governor-General of New Zealand

·

The Ambassador of Greece to Australia, Stavros Venizelos, formally presented his credentials as non-resident ambassador to the Governor-General of New Zealand, Dame Cindy Kiro, on Wednesday, June 12. The ceremony emphasised the enduring and cordial relations between Greece and New Zealand.

Stavros Venizelos and Dame Cindy Kiro.

During the presentation, Ambassador Venizelos referenced a poignant excerpt from the Greek poet Angelos Sikelianos’s “March of the Spirit,” expressing gratitude for the warm reception and hospitality extended by the Governor-General. He also acknowledged the support provided by George Neonakis, Honorary Consul of Greece in Wellington, to the Greek community in New Zealand.

The meeting highlighted shared values and the commitment to strengthening bilateral ties across various sectors including culture, education, and trade. Ambassador Venizelos reiterated Greece’s eagerness to deepen collaboration with New Zealand on mutual interests and global challenges.

As both nations look forward to future collaborations, the ceremony marked a significant step in furthering the longstanding friendship and partnership between Greece and New Zealand.

Advertisement

Share:

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH TGH

By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Latest News

From Cyprus invasion to SA politician: How Andrea Michaels’ tough upbringing shaped her

Andrea Michaels MP gives an interview to The Greek Herald to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus this year.

Hellenic Club of Canberra awarded Woden Village development

The Hellenic Club of Canberra has been named the successful tenderer for Woden Village with sale contracts exchanging.

Oakleigh Grammar accepted for Round Square candidacy

During the Term 3 commencement assembly, Principal Mark Robertson announced Oakleigh Grammar as a Candidate School for Round Square. 

Greek Community of Melbourne’s camp program is expanding to Attica

The President of the Greek Community of Melbourne, Bill Papastergiadis, met in Greece with the Governor of Attica, Nikos Hardalias.

New regional Greek Orthodox Bishops appointed for Australia

New regional Greek Orthodox Bishops have been appointed for Australia following a meeting of the Holy and Sacred Synod.

You May Also Like

Kalymnos Pastries voluntarily closes for deep cleaning after being named low risk Covid exposure site

The store has been listed as a low-risk casual contact site after a close contact of a Covid case visited the store on Tuesday morning.

Cypriot police rescue 60 Syrian migrants who were lost at sea

Police in Cyprus have rescued 60 Syrian migrants who were lost at sea, after being found aboard a rickety boat.

King Charles lll calls Greek Orthodox monk for support after cancer diagnosis

Following his recent cancer diagnosis, King Charles contacted a Greek Orthodox monk on Thursday, requesting that he pray for him.