Dutch-Kiwi Engineer Receives International Honour for Groundbreaking Research into Liquefaction

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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

Gibbs Farm Fundraiser for The Dutch Connection

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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

Update about the recent changes to Passport Application requirements

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

Dutch Connection November 2015 Newsletter

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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).