New Zealand High Commission Canberra, Australia


New Zealand's next Consul-General in Sydney will be career diplomat Martin Welsh.


On 2 February, Veterans Affairs Minister Judith Collins announced that the Veterans' Affairs Ministers from Australia, Canada and New Zealand, along with a representative of the United States, will discuss the future needs of service veterans at a Ministerial Forum in Wellington during the first week of February 2010.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully headed to Canberra  on 2 to 4 February to hold talks with his Australian counterpart, Stephen Smith.


Prime Minister Key travelled to Australia on his first official state visit from 18 to 23 of August.


More than one million Australian tourists visited New Zealand in the past year.


The fifth conference was held in Melbourne and was attended by Climate Change Minister Nick Smith.


New Zealand and Australia will each contribute $5 million to the Government of Samoa to support its tsunami recovery and reconstruction efforts.


Australia and New Zealand today announced the first Antarctic whale research expedition as part of the Southern Ocean Research Partnership.


Remaking the Trans-Tasman World

At the 75th anniversary of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Minister for Commerce Simon Power spoke about the future possibilities of the trans-Tasman Single Economic Market.

A copy of his speech can be found at the Beehive website.

Of interest

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

New Zealand is a candidate for election to the UNSC for the two-year term 2015-16. Read more

United Nations Handbook 2013-14

United Nations Handbook

The UN
Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Registering your overseas travel made easier

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealanders travelling or living overseas, registering your travel online now made easier. Read more

Living in Australia

Information for New Zealanders about their immigration status, health entitlements, tax, qualifications and more.

Remembering World War I
100 Years On

Be part of the first World War Centenary. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealand General Election 2014

The New Zealand General Election will be held on Saturday 20 September 2014. Read more