A 36 year old engineer who led the liquefaction-induced land damage recovery and research following the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence has picked up one of the most prestigious international engineering awards overnight. Dr Sjoerd Van Ballegooy was previously made an honorary … Continued
This month the Auckland Dutch Dancers have already been extremely busy performing in Kumeu at a Dutch wedding where they made them feel like celebrities!!! They had a fantastic time. On Sunday 13th. March they attended and performed for a … Continued
This year we are celebrating Koningsdag on Wednesday 27th April with a reception from 7pm until 10pm at Holland House. Entry is free with a cash bar for drinks and food. We will have live music from a band called ‘Group Therapy’. … Continued
Goodbye but not Farewell to Christine Hofkens from the Embassy Christine Hofkens, who worked for the Netherlands Embassy in Wellington for more than 20 years, retired at the end of 2015. In her role as Public Diplomacy Officer Christine looked … Continued
The Dutch Connection Museum Trust would like to offer you the rare opportunity to join us: Twilight at ‘Gibbs Sculpture Farm’ Thursday 3 December, 2015 from 2.30 p.m. till approx. 6.30 p.m. 2421 Kaipara Coast Highway, Makarau, Kaipara Fundraiser for: … Continued
The Netherlands Embassy in Wellington recently provided information about changes to requirements for Passport Applications. We published this information in the latest Het Auckland Krantje. They have since received a lot of feedback that their explanation of the new requirements was unclear. They … Continued
After great success with our September Games evening, the games evening at Holland House is back this month on 21st November. Come and join us for an evening of fun and games for the whole family – snooker, sjoelen, table tennis, … Continued
For everyone with a Dutch background, a connection with the Netherlands or with kind-hearted feelings for things Dutch! We’ve received a lot of support from you over the past few years for our Dutch Connection museum project. Thank You!
As a result we’ve achieved one heck of a lot! So much in fact, that our “now or never” moment has arrived. All we’re asking is your help, to make one last big push. One last effort to bring in the money we need.
Please read more about the why and how? And hopefully “Give a Little” – Want alle kleine beetjes helpen J. Just click on https://givealittle.co.nz/org/dutchconnectionmuseum#
Or come along for an exclusive visit to the Gibbs Sculpture Farm, overlooking the stunning Kaipara Harbour, on 3 December (more below).
Online ticket sales have now closed. The Holland House Sinterklaas event this year will be on Saturday 5th December starting from 11am at Holland House. The price per child is $15 which includes lunch, goodie bag, chocolate letter and magic … Continued
We are starting regular (bimonthly) games evenings at Holland House and the first one will be on the 19th of September. Come and join us for an evening of fun and games for the whole family – snooker, sjoelen, table tennis, … Continued