New Zealand High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The New Zealand High Commission Kuala Lumpur has a vacancy for a full time Consular Adviser/Team Administrator.


As Terendak is a military base, specific procedures will apply if you wish to visit the war cemetery. All applicants who wish to visit the war cemetery within Terendak Camp must submit their applications, as early as possible, via the office of the Defence Adviser at the New Zealand High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.


Just because you are out of the country doesn’t mean you have to miss out on having your say in two binding referendums on the future of the New Zealand flag. 


Smoke haze from forest fires in Indonesia periodically causes very high pollution readings in parts of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.  Since August this year, the level of particulate air pollution has reached very hazardous levels in certain parts of these countries.  The hazard level varies by location although its effects have been particularly strong this year in the Riau Islands, Sumatra and Kalimantan (all Indonesia). 


The Flag Consideration Panel has announced the four alternative flag designs for New Zealanders to rank in the first binding referendum. The designs can be viewed at


New Zealanders will have a fifth choice in the first postal referendum to rank potential alternative flag designs, Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says.


New Zealand has produced the UN Handbook since 1961. The mobile app version of the Handbook  has been updated and is available to download from Google play (Android) or the App Store (Apple).

The app's new features include:

  • Updated 2015-16 content
  • Updated for latest versions of iOS and Android
  • Inline linking for footnotes making viewing additional information quick and easy
  • Links in text allowing you to view other sections of the Handbook
  • Add-to-Calendar function for meetings
  • Improved loading speeds

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 August: The New Zealand Government hosted an awards ceremony and reception in Kuala Lumpur on 22 August to celebrate the 40th anniversary of New Zealand’s dialogue partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).


Penang’s renowned George Town Festival has joined forces with the Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand High Commission in Kuala Lumpur to bring to life The Crescent Moon: Sharing the Same Moon.  The photographic exhibition will feature images and personal stories of members of Malaysia’s Indian Muslim community whose lives are profoundly connected to the historic Kapitan Keling Mosque in Penang.


Brunei will tomorrow be honoured as the launch location of a new award to be presented by New Zealand to mark its 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  The special awards ceremony on board the visiting New Zealand naval vessel HMNZS Endeavour will begin a series of commemorative celebrations in each ASEAN capital this year.

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