New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada


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.


New Zealand’s David Trubridge will have his work shown at Galerie CO in Montreal from October 28- November 11. Click here to find out more.


Click here to read the latest Canada New Zealand Business Association newsletter


Click here to read the October Expert Data Users News from Statistics New Zealand


Click here to read about the Rugby World Cup One Year To Go Reception on the Rugby Canada website


Click here to see the KEA Toronto Events calender


The New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) introduced new passport application forms on 1 October 2010. The fees for all DIA products and services also rose from 1 October 2010, to reflect the Government's increase of the Good and Services Tax (GST).

New Passport Application Forms
The Department of Internal Affairs introduced new passport application forms from 1 October 2010. The Department will continue to accept both old and new forms until further notice.

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2015-16

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.