New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada


High Commissioner Andrew Needs has now posted his latest blog entitled "Rugby Legends' Dinners"
To view this blog please click here


Group Captain Shaw James- Defence Adviser has posted a guest blog entitled "Hockey Game: Ottawa Service Attaches Association" To view this blog please click here 


Click here to read the latest New Zealand RS&T news from the New Zealand Ministry of Research Science and Technology


The Immigration Act 2009 comes into effect from 29 November 2010. It does not make major changes to the criteria under which people apply to travel to and stay in New Zealand.

Immigration New Zealand's forms and guides have been updated in line with the Immigration Act 2009. The forms and guides are available to download now, but can only be used for applications lodged on and after 29 November 2010.


This New Zealand film will screen in Ottawa at 9:15pm on Friday 3rd December as part of the Insideout Ottawa-Gatineau LGBT Film and Video Festival. For further details visit



For information about the upcoming Rugby Legends Dinners in Toronto (Thursday 2nd December) and Vancouver (Saturday 4th December) please visit the Rugby Canada website.


High Commissioner Andrew Needs has now posted his latest blog entitled "David Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados (1961-2010)" To view this blog please click here.


Click here to read the November MAF Policy News


The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) is actively monitoring a "Tropical Wave" located approximately 650 km east of the islands. It is likely to strike the islands in the coming hours. Further information can be found at the NHC's website at


The Ontario Science Centre is hosting a Whales/Tohorā exhibition from November 4th. The exhibition is  presented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Click here for more information.

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.