8 Feb 13: Waitangi Day Charity Ball

John Greagor, President of the New Zealand Society in the UK,sends  New Year’s greetings.  The Society is celebrating its 85thBirthday this year.

There is a busy and exciting time coming up with the official Waitangi Day (New Zealand's national day) events being hosted by the Society in early February.

The pinnacle will be the Waitangi Day Charity Ball on the evening of Friday, 8 February 2013 at The Dorchester in London.  This very special event will celebrate the best of New Zealand food, wine and hospitality; and we will be announcing the UK New Zealander of the Year Award that evening.

For all those who are interested in joining the Society, there is more information on the New Zealand Society website at