New Zealand High Commission London, United Kingdom

Prime Minister's United Kingdom visit cancelled

Prime Minister John Key has decided not to proceed with his 10-19 September visit to the United Kingdom and France because of the situation in Canterbury following the 4 September earthquake.


The cancellation of the planned private visit to Balmoral, and of the bilateral programmes in London and Paris, are regretted by the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister's statement to Parliament on the Canterbury Earthquake can be read here.

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