New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada


Kahurangi Mãori Dance Theatre will be performing at the Ontario Science Centre.
Performances will take place at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. from March 12-19, 2011.

Please click here for more information.


Prime Minister John Key today welcomed the announcement that the Queen has approved the appointment of Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae to succeed Sir Anand Satyanand as Governor-General of New Zealand.

Please click here to read the Beehive press release.



New Zealand High Commissioner Andrew Needs has posted his latest blog entitled "Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Guyana Accreditations". To view this blog please click here.



All funds raised will be donated to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.

Cost: $50 per person

Where: New Zealand Residence, 9 Bracken Court, Rothwell Heights, Ottawa, Ontario K1J 8N5

When: Thursday, 31 March, 6pm to 9pm

Dress: Smart casual (red and black if possible - these are the colours of Christchurch/Canterbury)


New Zealand High Commissioner Andrew Needs has posted his latest blog called Christchurch Earthquake.


Click here to read the latest issue of MFAT's publication - Business Link


The New Zealand Government has launched a Christchurch Earthquake Appeal as a global fundraiser for the recovery effort in Christchurch and the Canterbury region. Donations can be made at

The Prime Minister's statement is available here.


NZ Wine is hosting a New Zealand Wine Showcase for trade professionals in Winnipeg.

Audience: Trade
Date: Wednesday 23 February 2011
Time: 2:30PM - 5:30PM
Venue: Four Points Sheraton
Street: 2935 Pembina Highway
Town/City: Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2H5, Canada

For more information please click here


A New Zealand Film - Boy is showing at the Reel 2 Real Film Festival in Vancouver on Sunday February 20th and Thursday February 24th. Click here for more information.


A Parliamentary by-election to elect the new Member of Parliament for the seat of Botany is being held on Saturday 5 March 2011.  For more information about the Botany by-election click here

You can vote in the by-election if you are over 18 and enrolled in the Botany electorate and:

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2014-15

United Nations Handbook

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

Prime Minister's media release |

New Zealand wins Security Council seat

New Zealand has secured a place on the UN Security Council for 2015-16. Read the Prime Minister's media release

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

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.