New Zealand High Commission New Delhi, India


When a natural disaster strikes, whether in New Zealand or overseas, Victim Support New Zealand moves quickly to provide a range of support services to help victims of trauma.

The devastating earthquake which struck Nepal on 25 April caused widespread damage throughout the country, with telecommunications, power, water and medical services severely disrupted.

Victim Support can provide a wide range of support for people who may have family or friends in Nepal, and for New Zealanders arriving back in the country who may have been caught up in the earthquake.


There is high risk to your safety in Nepal and we advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel due to earthquake damage. 

A 7.8 large earthquake occurred in Nepal on 25 April 2015. The epicentre was 80kms west of Kathmandu.  Strong aftershocks are continuing including one of 6.7 magnitude on 26 April.  Aftershocks are expected to continue for sometime.  


In December 2014 the Government of India launched an electronic visa facility for passport holders of 43 countries, including New Zealand.  The manual Visa on Arrival scheme has been discontinued.


New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is working closely with 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.

MPI Deputy Director-General Scott Gallacher says the New Zealand Government’s first priority is protecting the health and wellbeing of consumers.


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.


New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is New Zealand's international business development agency, assisting New Zealand businesses grow internationally - bigger, better, faster - for the benefit of New Zealand. 

We are looking for an experienced Office Manager to join our team in New Delhi on a part time basis. This is your opportunity to work within a foreign embassy, for a truly global organisation. 


The Government of India has announced the launch of an electronic visa facility for passport holders of 43 countries, including New Zealand. Tourists from these countries can now avail themselves of an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) from their homes. They will have to apply online, upload a photo, a passport scan and pay the necessary fee online.


New Zealand Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy is leading a business delegation to Delhi and Mumbai this week to further strengthen trade ties between India and New Zealand in advance of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be co-hosted in New Zealand.



New Zealand Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy is leading a business delegation to Colombo this week to further strengthen trade ties between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in the lead-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.


Stephen Fleming, ex-New Zealand cricket captain and coach of the Chennai Super Kings, is accompanying Minister Guy on his visit to Colombo as the NZ Champion for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 tournament.


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.