Steady Flow of Funding – From Our Dutch Connections A year ago, the Dutch Connection Museum Trust started working with a number of businesses to see what they could contribute to the Te Awahou – Nieuwe Stroom project. The support … Continued
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 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
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).
October has been a month of many activities and so are the remaining months of the year going to be. Ineke Knuvers, Walter Hermsen and I attended the Federation of NZ. Netherlands Societies ANCM in Christchurch from the 16th to … Continued
September was a very busy month for me. First the committee meeting on the 1st of September where we had to finalise the working bee planned for Saturday the 3rd of October. We are counting on many volunteers to come … Continued
Inge and I have been struggling for weeks now with a nasty cough. We know that many people have been or are still struggling with this. We wish you all a speedy recovery. Time flies, as always in our household. … Continued
A celebration of New Zealand’s continuing cultural exchange with the Netherlands, and above all a celebration of contemporary Dutch art, never been featured in an exhibition of this size in New Zealand before. Free Entry 20 August to 27 November … Continued