The Embassy is closed on 21 April 2014 for Easter Monday. New Zealanders with an emergency should phone the main Embassy number 01 4501 4343 (+33 1 4501 4343 from outside France) and follow the instructions to reach the Duty Officer if required.
In France, Anzac Day ceremonies are held every year in Le Quesnoy and Longueval, usually on the nearest Sunday to April 25. This year they will be held on Sunday 27 April 2014. Visitors are always welcome at Anzac Day ceremonies.
Samoan-born choreographer Lemi Ponifasio is back at the Théâtre de la Ville in Paris in April with his latest work, "The Crimson House". Performances nightly at 20h30 from 1-5 April and at 15h30 on 6 April.
Ahead of the centenary of the First World War, the New Zealand Embassy has published a 42-page guide “New Zealand on the Western Front 1916-1918” which traces the movements of the New Zealand Division from its arrival in France in April 1916. It includes information on the principal war memorial sites in northern France and Belgium.
The receiving office for New Zealand visa applications has changed. Since 10 December 2012, visa applications can no longer be lodged with the New Zealand Embassy in Paris and instead must be sent to the New Zealand Visa Application Centre (VAC) in London.