New Zealand High Commission Singapore


On Saturday 25th April 2015, the Australian and New Zealand communities in Singapore will join others around the world commemorating the 100th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli.


The Singapore Visa Application Centre (VAC) will be closed to the public on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th March to facilitate the relocation of the VAC to its new location. Normal operations will commence on Monday 9th March at the new location.


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.


The New Zealand High Commission in Singapore will be closed during the Christmas/New Year break from Thursday, 25 December 2014 - Thursday 1 January 2015 inclusive.  The High Commission will re-open at 9.00am on Friday, 2 January 2015.

If you are a New Zealander and you require emergency assistance during this period, please call our after hours duty officer on (+65) 9631 4842.


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

Read the Prime Minister's media release


New Zealand’s global network Kea has a new app that makes it easier for the 1 million Kiwis living offshore to connect with home and each other using their mobile device.


Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce today announced that the Government will invest NZ$1.75 million to fund New Zealand-Singapore collaborative research projects on the development of food products with validated health benefits.

New Zealand’s investment will be matched by Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), bringing the total investment amount to approximately NZ$3.5 million over two years.


An online toolkit is now available for New Zealand exporters to help tell the New Zealand story overseas.


The New Zealand Government Safetravel website carries the following advice about Dengue Fever, which is included in the Singapore Travel Advisory:

There are seasonal outbreaks of dengue fever in North Queensland, Australia, in many parts of the Pacific, as well as countries in Asia (including Singapore and India) and Latin/South America.  Dengue fever is a serious viral disease spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes.

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