New Zealand High Commission Suva, Fiji


There was a combined state of exhilaration and appreciation evident on the faces of the Nalotawa children when the New Zealand High Commission funded newly built kindergarten block was officially opened at the remote school.

The Deputy High Commissioner, Amanda Vercoe said the new educational facility will provide a conducive learning environment for the young active learners of Nalotawa District School.


The Immigration New Zealand Pacific Access Category quota was drawn by ballot on 5 June 2015.

A total of 250 places are available under the Pacific Access Category for nationals from Fiji.  A total of 8,997 registrations were received into the ballot representing 22,430 individual nominees.


Good sanitation practices are evident at Nailuva District School following the recent opening of a new ablution block funded by the New Zealand High Commission.

Nailuva District School is a remote boarding school, with a roll of 258 students, situated at the border line of Ra and Naitasiri Province.

A New Zealand High Commission (NZHC) grant of FJ$16,187 was provided to the school to help construct a new ablution block.


There was unprecedented interest in applying for the Immigration New Zealand Pacific Access Category visa ballot from Fiji this year, however there has been a minor technical issue with notification to registrants.


Do you want to have a say on the future of the New Zealand flag?

Later this year and early next year, New Zealanders enrolled to vote will be asked to participate in two postal referenda to consider the future of the New Zealand flag:


The New Zealand Government is expected to invest up to NZ$10m in Fiji’s dairy industry over the next five years to help increase local milk production.

While opening training for dairy farmers and extension officers at Koronivia Research Station, High Commissioner, H.E. Mark Ramsden assured New Zealand Government’s support towards the development of Fiji’s dairy sector.

Mr Ramsden said that Fiji’s dairy industry has great potential to develop and New Zealand funding will tap into New Zealand skills and expertise. 


New Zealand High Commisison will be closed for Queens Birthday on Monday 01 June 2015.

Office will resume work on Tuesday 02 June 2015.


In a bid to support the ongoing relief effort for the Tropical Cyclone Pam victims in Vanuatu, Tuvalu, and Kiribati, the New Zealand High Commission has joined hands with the Fiji Red Cross Society (FRCS) by donating FJ$75,000 towards replenishing relief supplies.


      A Dawn Service will be held within the grounds of the Suva Military Cemetery, Reservoir Rd, Suva on ANZAC Day

      Those wishing to attend are requested to arrive at the Suva Military Cemetery no later than 5.15 am. 

      The Dawn Service will commence at 5.25 am, and conclude at approximately 6.15 am.


The New Zealand High Commission in conjunction with the Fiji Association in Auckland (Inc) are pleased to announce the Essay Competition for Secondary Schools in Fiji.

Being the seventh consecutive year of the essay competition, it has become a popular and well established event in Fiji’s education calendar.

Over the years, students have entered the competition and produced many impressive and well researched essays.

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