New Zealand Embassy Paris, France


The New Zealand Embassy and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) Paris has relocated to new premises :

103, rue de Grenelle, 75007, Paris.

Opening hours, telephone numbers and email addresses will remain unchanged

Where do I go to vote in the New Zealand General Election?


The next General Election will be held in New Zealand on Saturday 20 September 2014.

Who can enrol and vote?

You are eligible to enrol and vote if you:


The annual Bastille Day parade down the Champs Élysées held a special significance for New Zealand this year. A New Zealand Defence Force colour party carrying regimental colours and four young New Zealanders were invited by President François Hollande to join the parade, along with 79 other countries that participated in the First World War.  It marked the beginning of First World War commemorations for France.


Pictured, from left to right:

Allan Hunter, Des Laurie, Pen Moore, Rosemary Banks (NZ Ambassador to France), Colin Kemp, Alan Davis, Lt Gen Sir Jerry Mateparae (Governor General), Roger MacLean, Neil Harton, Maj Gen Tim Gall (Commander Joint Forces NZDF), Jim Kelly. Absent from photo: Hugh Findlater




Nine New Zealand veterans of World War II with a link to the D-Day landings in Normandy (6 June 1944) attended the recent 70th anniversary commemorations in France.


The New Zealand France Friendship Fund (NZFFF) offers the possibility to apply for funding for a joint thesis scholarship for doctoral studies involving two universities and two supervisors, one each in France and New Zealand. This includes jointly taught, jointly awarded and double degree study programmes.

The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs takes applications from French doctoral students for the joint thesis scholarship.


In France, Anzac Day ceremonies are held every year in Le Quesnoy and Longueval, usually on the nearest Sunday to April 25. Watch this space for the date of 2015 commemorations. Visitors are always welcome at Anzac Day ceremonies.

New Zealand features in the world’s top ten most investor-friendly locations, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest Business Environment Rankings (BER).

The New Zealand Embassy marked Anzac Day in France with commemorations at Le Quesnoy, Longueval and the cemetery of Vertigneul on Sunday 27 April 2014.


The launch of the African Union Handbook, hosted by the New Zealand Ambassador to France, Rosemary Banks, was held in Paris on 8 April.

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

Registering your overseas travel made easier

New Zealand General Election 2014

The New Zealand General Election will be held on Saturday 20 September 2014. Read more

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

New Zealand is a candidate for election to the UNSC for the two-year term 2015-16. Read more

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

NZ, France and the World Wars

In French and New Zealand skies, War Commemorations, D-Day landings and 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.