New Zealand Permanent Mission Geneva, Switzerland

About New Zealand

New Zealand’s High Commissions and Embassies are often the first ports of call for people interested in finding out about New Zealand. The links provided on this page and the subpages reflect the types of enquiries we often get, which range from the general to the very specific.

New Zealand government and statistics

www.newzealand.govt.nz is the New Zealand government website providing a gateway to information, images and resources from all New Zealand government agencies and government funded sites.

New Zealand in Profile is an annual statistical overview of New Zealand’s government, economy and people produced by Statistics New Zealand.

Culture and Heritage

New Zealand’s Ministry for Culture and Heritage maintains a series of websites, each focusing on a particular aspect of New Zealand’s culture and heritage.

New Zealand Culture Online connects you to New Zealand’s cultural events, organisations and funding Online.

New Zealand History Online

Te Ara: New Zealand’s online national encyclopedia, is a comprehensive guide to New Zealand – its people, land, culture, history and identity.

Official website for Anzac and Gallipoli related information.

NZ On Screen, is the online showcase of New Zealand television, film and music video.
 

Māori/Indigenous Issues

Te Puni Kokiri (Ministry of Māori Development) is the Crown’s principal adviser on Crown-Māori relationships.

Māori Arts New Zealand is a charitable trust that represents 10 national art form committees covering the visual, performing and literary arts.

Māori Television is New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster.

Of interest

United Nations Handbook 2014-15

United Nations Handbook
2014-15

The UN Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the UN system and how it works.  Read more

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

Elections for the United Nations Security Council

New Zealand is a candidate for election to the UNSC for the two-year term 2015-16. Read more

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

The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal

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