New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada






OTTAWA, April 17, 2014  


The New Zealand High Commissioner in Ottawa, His Excellency Simon Tucker, today announced the appointment of Stephen Snyder as the New Zealand Honorary Consul in Calgary, Alberta.



The New Zealand film “I'm Going to Mum's” will screen as part of the  TIFF Kids International Film Festival on 19 April. 



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.


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.

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