New Zealand Consulate-General Hong Kong


The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working closely with the New Zealand Police to respond to a criminal threat to contaminate infant and other formula in an apparent protest over the use of 1080 in pest control.

For the official press release and latest updates on this issue, please refer to the Food Protection Website.


A Parliamentary by-election to elect a Member of Parliament for the general electorate of Northland is being held on Saturday 28 March 2015.


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.


Please note that the Consulate-General will be closed from 1:00 to 5:00 pm on Wednesday 18 February 2015 during the Chinese New Year period, in addition to the closure dates for 2015 published here.


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 opening date for the 2015/2016 Hong Kong-New Zealand Working Holiday Scheme is 1 April 2015.  A total of 400 places will be available from 10am (New Zealand time) on 1 April for Hong Kong residents to apply online for a working holiday in New Zealand. You can register for and access the Working Holiday Scheme online application system here.


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

Read the Prime Minister's media release


Please refer to the latest update on the Hong Kong protests at the Ministry's SafeTravel website.


ANZAC Day is the most significant national day of commemoration for Australians and New Zealanders. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I.


The date of the 2014 General Election is Saturday 20 September.

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