New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada


An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


The Hon Simon Bridges, New Zealand Minister of Energy and Resources is to visit Canada 2-7 March 2014.


The New Zealand High Commissioner Simon Tucker hosted a pre-screening of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” to an audience of around 350 people in Ottawa on Wednesday 11th December 2013. 


The New Zealand Youth Choir are to perform in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.  Details about these performances can be found on:


History was made on Sunday 3 November, when the Māori All Blacks bested the Canadian national rugby team in the highest attended rugby match in North American history. A sell out crowd of 22,556 rugby fans piled into BMO Stadium in downtown Toronto to watch the match. The crowd was treated to wonderful renditions of both national anthems, performed by Ataahua Papa and Scott Newland, followed by a haka performed by the Māori team.


Simon Tucker, New Zealand High Commissioner in Ottawa is now on Twitter @NZinOttawa  His tweets relate to activities and events that the High Commission is invoved in, as well as other areas of interest with a New Zealand/Canada bilateral connection.  We would strongly encourage new followers.


The New Zealand Consulate General in Vancouver is moving office premises from 888 Dunsmuir Street to 1050 West Pender Street the week of August 5th.

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise which is co-located with the Consulate will relocate to the new office at the same time.

We will be open for business in our new premises from 9:30am on Monday August 12th.

New Zealand Consulate services will be limited on 8-9 August to enable the relocation to take place.


New Zealanders travelling to the Caribbean are advised to take note of the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, in effect from June-November 2013. For more information, see the website of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Each year, the Australian and New Zealand High Commissions in Ottawa join to host a commemorative Anzac Day service.

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