New Zealand High Commission Ottawa, Canada


Each year, the Australian and New Zealand High Commissions in Ottawa join to host a commemorative Anzac Day service.


The Honourable Tim Groser, Minister of Trade, and High Commissioner-designate of New Zealand to Jamaica, Mr. Simon Tucker, met with Senator, the Honourable Arnold J. Nicholson, Jamaican Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, in Kingston, Jamaica on March 28. Minister Groser was in Jamaica to discuss his candidature for Director General of the World Trade Organisation.


Please find a link to the announcement by Minister McCully of the appointment of Simon Tucker as New Zealand High Commissioner to Canada.



New Zealand Minister Jo Goodhew, whose portfolios include, Minister of Women's Affairs, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Minister for Senior Citizens and  Associate Minister of Health visited Toronto on the 8-9th March.


Please find attached the speech of the Governor-General of New Zealand Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae to mark Waitangi Day.



The New Zealand High Commission in Ottawa and Honorary Consul in Toronto hosted special 3D screenings of the “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey” for audiences in Ottawa and Toronto.


The New Zealand High Commission will be closed for the holidays from 12:00pm on Monday 24th December 2012 and will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2012 at 8:30am.

For New Zealand citizens requiring emergency consular assistance during this time, please call (613)238-5991.


Winton Holmes, Acting New Zealand High Commissioner to Canada recently visited the Province of Quebec to attend two significant events.  The first being the opening of the E Tu Ake Exhibition/Maori Standing Strong in Quebec City and the second a Toi moko repatriation handover ceremony in Montreal.


Rugby Canada Black&Blue Dinner Event - An evening with Graham Henry and Brian Burke

Date: December 4, 2012

Time: Cocktail Hour: 6pm ; Dinner: 7pm

Venue: One King West Hotel & Residence

Cost: $375.00 for single ticket

Contact: Penny Kroll: (905) 707-8998 - 240




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