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  • This Weekend in Stockholm 26 - 27 of July

    All BLacks VS Wallabies  Saturday 26th @ [ Played at 12:05 am at O'Connells if you in Stockholm\ Location: O´Connell´s, Stora Nygatan 21, Gamla Stan.  http://www.oconnells.se/ Also this weekend the ... STOCKHOLM TENS 2008This years event will be ...
  • Toast Festival 2008 - Saturday 27 September 2008

     http://www.toastfestivals.co.ukEmirates proudly presents Toast 2008, and to enable you to go longer, louder and larger, we have taken over the the Grand Hall at Kensington Olympia, with its massive glass roof and open spaces. We've taken on board your g...
  • New Zealand Embassy in Stockholm opens

    The New Zealand Embassy in Stockholm opened for business on 7 July 2008, becoming New Zealand’s 50th overseas post. It is the first of three new overseas posts announced in this year’s Budget as part of the five year capability funding increase for t...
  • Peters announces new Ambassador to Sweden

    Peters announces new Ambassador to SwedenWednesday, 18/6/08New Zealand’s new Ambassador to Sweden will be career diplomat Barbara Bridge, Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced today. Ms Bridge will be New Zealand’s first Ambassador to be based in ...
  • International Rugby - 2008 Iveco Series

    O'Connells Irish Pub and Bar will be playing the Rugby 2008 Iveco Series on the following dates and times . . . for details on where O'Connells are located click here Saturday 14th JuneInternational Rugby12:05 Australia v Ireland13:00 New Zealand v Eng...
  • Competition

    FANCY YOURSELF IN A NEW NZ MADE T SHIRT?? Check out our new competition to win yourself a free tee!You will need to name your favourite Home Town from good ole New Zealand, and something unique or quirky about it.The most unusual or funny town will win ...
  • Hangi - a great sucess.

    A great time was had by over 70 adults & kids at the hangi on Sunday. The setting at Brosjön was perfect, great spot for digging the hangi and plenty of room for the picknic, kids cricket and a game of touch. Many thanks to Blair, Doug ,Hamish, Julie, An...
  • New Zealand Embassy in Stockholm opens

    New Zealand to open embassy in StockholmNew Zealand will open an embassy in Sweden in the middle of the year, New Zealand foreign minister Winston Peters announced this week.The opening of the Stockholm mission would be an important step for New Zealand, ...
  • Oconnells dicount card

    KIWI CLUB DISCOUNT CARDS I know i have gotten names from a lot of people for the discount cards but after the last pub night the manager and i had a chat and he would prefer for the people to collect there cards in person at the pub nights.there is a 10% ...
  • Antipodean cookbook

         In 1986, to mark the 5th Jubilee of the foundation of the New Zealand Sweden Society in 1980(the club behind kiwiclub.se) the club published a cookbook containing members favorite recipes. Read more about the cookbook, and download it on the next ...
  • AGM

    There is going to be a AGM with the kiwi club organizers to sort out the up and coming event´s date´s and how we will be arranging themso just a little bit more patience everybody and we will make the brunch and the hangi a realityCheer´sKiwi Club ...
  • The body of John Aherne has been found today

    A few minutes ago I finally got a chance to get to my computer ...  Only to read the tragic news that the body of John Aherne has been discovered today. His body was found shortly before midday on today in the water close to the quayside at Norra Ham...
  • Tax relief for foreign key personnel

    Foreign key personnel - executives, experts, researchers, and others - may qualify for special tax relief when working in Sweden. The legislation, in effect as of 1 January 2001, provides an additional advantage to companies who need foreign expertise for...
  • How to find a job

    People looking for work in Sweden are expected to be proactive to a large degree and make use of the “self-service” options available, especially on the Internet. The Swedish Employment Service’s website is by far the largest and most popular job si...
  • How to apply for a job

    Far from all vacancies require a written application. Often a phone call or personal visit will suffice. Certain companies have their own forms which have to be filled in. Please read job adverts carefully to find out how to apply. It is also important to...
  • Pensions

    The general pension The general pension is based on your life’s earnings. Everything you earn and on which you pay tax, up to a certain ceiling, is pensionable. As well as pay, you may also receive a pension for the Unemployment Insurance Fund, sickness...
  • Family and maternity benefits

    Maternity benefit If your work is physically taxing and you are unable to carry out your duties because you are pregnant, you can ask to be transferred to a different position. If this is not possible or if there are risks in the working environment, you ...
  • The social security system in Sweden

    Basic social insurance includes sickness insurance, family assistance, basic and supplementary retirement schemes, early and partial retirement and industrial accident insurance. All people over 16 years of age residing in Sweden, whether of Swedish or an...
  • Transport

    Sweden has good roads and an extensive network of air, rail and bus links. Most regions have a well-developed public transport system which makes it possible to travel by bus or train. In most large cities and in many smaller towns there are excellent pub...
  • Private life (birth, marriage, death)

    Childbirth Most children are born in hospitals. Within three months after the birth all children have to be given a name. The parents must report the name to the local tax authority. Marriage In order to marry in Sweden you must be at least 18 years old, ...