New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada


The High Commissioner- Andrew Needs has written an article in the latest issue of Diplomat Magazine entitled: "New Zealand: A vital trade partner for Canada". If you would like to read it please click here. The article is on page 21.


High Commissioner Andrew Needs has now posted his latest blog entitled "Economic issues dominated 2010" To view this blog please click here


The Toronto Children's Chorus will be performing a special concert at the Glenn Gould Studio on Sunday, January 30, 2011, 4:00 p.m., featuring a guest soprano from New Zealand, Morag Atchison. See the Toronto Children's Chorus website for further information and to order tickets.



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


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.

Of interest

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The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

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