New Zealand Embassy Warsaw, Poland


Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the New Zealand Embassy in Poland, Mr Nik Kiddle visited Krakow on 9 and 10 February 2012.


Since June 2011 one of Warsaw’s streets is named after Peter Fraser, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1940-1949. Peter Fraser invited a group of around 850 Poles, who escaped from Siberia during World War II to New Zealand.


“Mokpo – Maori tattoo. Work of Francis Potter” is the title of an exhibition in the Museum of Asia and Pacific in Warsaw which took place between 10-th and 30-th of November 2011.


The Embassy of New Zealand in Warsaw – invited by the Higher School of Tourism and Foreign Languages in Warsaw took part in a science conference “Food in tourism – Cultural factors” organised on 27 October 2011.


The New Zealand Embassy in Warsaw joined millions of fans celebrating the Rugby World Cup on 9 September.


The New Zealand Embassy in Poland is no longer accredited to the Baltic countries: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. These accreditations have moved to the New Zealand Embassy in Berlin, Germany.


A magnitude 6.3 earthquake occured 10km south-east of the city of Christchurch at 12.51pm on 22 February.

The latest information can be found on the Ministry of Civil Defence website and the Environment Canterbury website.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade advises against all travel, including travel to seaside resorts in Egypt due to the violent demonstrations taking place across the country. Local communications and transport networks have been disrupted. All New Zealanders already in Egypt should register by telephone with the New Zealand Embassy in Cairo -


If you are the owner of property in New Zealand, living overseas and you would like to rent your property you may be interested in the recent amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act.

A law change (Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2010) means any landlord who leaves New Zealand for more than three weeks must appoint a New Zealand agent to manage their property.


From and including 15 November 2010 the New Zealand Embassy in Warsaw will no longer process New Zealand visas (student, work and visitor visas for longer than 3 months).
All visa applicants must, from 15 November 2010, apply to the Immigration New Zealand branch in London. 

Immigration New Zealand
Mezzanine Floor, NZ House,
80 Haymarket,
London SW1Y 4TE,
United Kingdom

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