New Zealand High Commission Suva, Fiji


The New Zealand High Commission has provided a grant of FJ$15,000 to continue its ongoing support to the local Leadership Programme.

While presenting the cheque to Leadership Fiji, the New Zealand High Commissioner, Mark Ramsden acknowledged the significance of the programme for Fiji’s young leaders over the years.

“We are proud to be one of the major sponsors of the Leadership Fiji Programme which has enhanced the abilities of the next generation of Fiji’s leaders,” said Mr Ramsden.


New Zealand is proud to partner with the African Union Commission to produce the African Union Handbook 2015. In a significant development, this edition has been published in both English and French.


Foreign Minister Murray McCully today welcomed New Zealand taking up its seat as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

“New Zealand’s term on the Security Council will place us at the heart of international decision-making for the next two years,” Mr McCully says.

“The Security Council is currently considering some of the most pressing issues the international community faces, including; the dire humanitarian situation in Syria, ISIL, and Ebola.


The New Zealand High Commission will be closed from 25th December, 2014 and re-open on 6th January, 2015.

For any visa enquiries contact Ph: +64 9 914 4100

For NZ passport holders & consular emergencies contact Ph: 7791956

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


New Zealand has secured a place on the United Nations Security Council for 2015-16.

Read the Prime Minister's media release


New Zealand High Commission, Suva recently hosted its annual mid-year function for awardees sponsored under the New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships (NZRDS) programme and studying at the University of the South Pacific (Laucala Campus) and Fiji National University.


The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme was launched this week in honour of the Queen’s 60-year contribution to the Commonwealth.


The New Zealand High Commission hosted twenty five essay competition winners, parents, guardians, school representatives and invited guests to a special prize giving reception at the official residence of Acting Head of Mission, Mr Mark Ramsden.


New Zealand High Commission held a ceremony at the New Zealand Residence on 17th June to launch the distribution of rugby gear to isolated rural schools and women’s rugby.

The rugby gear has been generously donated by Dunedin-based Leslie Rugby, headed by former Otago, Highlanders and Scotland player John Leslie.

Acting Head of Mission, Mark Ramsden said the donation is an inspiring example of cooperation by New Zealand businesses to support and assist rugby in Fiji.


Parliamentary staff from across the Pacific will be hosted by the Office of the Clerk for the 4th New Zealand Parliamentary Study Programme being held in Wellington from 16 to 20 June 2014. 

The purpose of the one week programme is to provide an overview of the New Zealand Parliament and political system. The focus will be on the core roles of the House and its committees in law-making, scrutiny and oversight.  Participants will see the different aspects of the New Zealand Parliament in action and meet with staff and members of Parliament.

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

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.