New Zealand High Commission Singapore


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.


The High Commission has had a busy couple of months hosting several New Zealand Ministers and delegations in Singapore.  Our visitors have met colleagues and shared experiences in order to develop and strengthen the relationship between our two countries. 


The Ministry for Primary Industries has received results confirming that the bacteria found in the whey protein concentrate (WPC) manufactured by Fonterra is not Clostridium botulinum. The organism is confirmed as Clostridium sporogenes. It is therefore not capable of producing botulism causing toxins.


We wish to inform that the annual electrical shutdown in our office building at One George Street will be carried out from 0800 to 1700 on Saturday, 17 August.


The New Zealand Inc Strategy for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) was launched by Prime Minister John Key this morning in Auckland.

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2015-16

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 | NZ Inc ASEAN strategy

NZ Inc ASEAN strategy

This regional Strategy outlines how New Zealand and ASEAN will become better connected. Read more

New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Singapore

New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Singapore

Discover Singapore, connect with fellow New Zealanders, grow your networks. Read more

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

News about how the donations are contributing to the rebuild, ways to donate and more.