New Zealand High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


From 4 May 2010, anyone — no matter where they are based — who gives advice about immigration to New Zealand must be licensed, unless they have an exemption.  Immigration advisers based in New Zealand have had to be licensed since May 2009.

The Immigration Advisers Authority is responsible for the regulation of the immigration advice industry, and licenses advisers.


New Zealanders living overseas are being urged to pass on information about the best their country has to offer, with a focus on next year’s rugby world cup.

The Kiwi Expat Association (Kea) yesterday launched its “Pass It On” campaign, an initiative to turn the nearly one million New Zealanders who live overseas into a network of virtual ambassadors.

Kea has clicked onto the children’s birthday game of Chinese whispers and dragged it into the internet age.  The message is “New Zealand has plenty to brag about — Pass It On”.


Tournament Organiser, Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) unveiled its ticketing policy for the seventh Rugby World Cup which will feature three sales phases, beginning with applications for Venue Pool Packs (tickets for all pool matches at a chosen venue) and Team Pool Packs (tickets for all pool matches for a chosen team).  More information can be found at


On 16 February 2010 the Malaysian Business magazine published a special feature on New Zealand.


On 25 February 2010 the New Zealand High Commission, in partnership with the Australian High Commission, MATRADE, the Malaysia Australia Business Council, and the Malaysia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce, held a seminar on the ASEAN Australia New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) agreement.


The Waitangi Day address given at Ōnuku Marae, Akaora by the Governor-General, The Honourable Sir Anand Satyanand, can be viewed on the Governor-General's website.


For the most recent information regarding Influenza A (H1N1) please refer to the New Zealand Ministry of Health's website.

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