New Zealand High Commission London, United Kingdom

01-02-13

Information about New Zealand related community events taking place in the United Kingdom can be found by clicking on the Events Noticeboard link and our Facebook Page link.  A list of New Zealand community groups, clubs and organisations in the UK and Ireland can be found by clicking here.  If you are holding a New Zealand related event and would like it included on this website or our Facebook page, please email with the word 'Event' in the subject line.

07-01-13

Kiwi youth needed to represent New Zealand at Commonwealth Day, London

The New Zealand Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is seeking expressions of interest from young New Zealanders who are interested in representing New Zealand at Commonwealth Day in London on Monday 11 March 2013.

07-11-12

The High Commissioner, to the UK and Ireland, Derek Leask is leaving this month. He will be sorely missed here - his leadership and commitment to furthering New Zealand’s interests has been outstanding.

27-07-12

Kiwi House is the centre for all things ‘Kiwi’ during the Olympics - the site is open to athletes, officials and the public.  

Situated in the heart of Kings Cross within Central St Martins College, Kiwi House is a short walk from the Javelin Train terminal in St Pancras which will take visitors directly to the Olympic Park in Stratford in six minutes.

25-07-12

The UK Metropolitan Police Service have advised that they have concerns about a number of fraudulent websites offering tickets for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. The High Commission recommends following NZ Police advice; that anyone in New Zealand who has used the sites in question report concerns to the NZ Police. For further information please click here.

If you are unsure whether a website is authorised to sell you a ticket, use the London 2012 website checker here.

26-06-12

Each year a large number of New Zealanders travel to Pamplona in Spain for the Running of the Bulls Festival that takes place from 6 - 14 July. 

09-05-12

Royal Ascot takes place this year from 19 - 23 June 2012. The High Commission runs a ballot for New Zealand nationals to obtain tickets to the Royal Enclosure. Applications for tickets are now closed.  If you have been successful in the ballot, you will receive more information by post.  Please read below for more details.

07-05-12

The High Commission will be closed on Monday 07 May 2012 for the Bank Holiday. The office will reopen on Tuesday 08 May 2012.  For New Zealand citizens requiring emergency consular assistance in the United Kingdom during this time, please call the High Commission switchboard on (020) 7930 8422 and follow the recorded instructions.

03-04-12

The High Commission will be closed Friday 6 April (Good Friday) and Monday 9 April (Easter Monday). The office will reopen on Tuesday 10 April. For New Zealand citizens requiring emergency consular assistance in the United Kingdom during this time, please call the High Commission switchboard on (020) 7930 8422 and follow the recorded instructions.

27-03-12

Applications for the Royal Garden Parties, Colonel's Review and Queen's Birthday Parade in 2012 have now closed.  

Details on how to apply for tickets to Royal Ascot will appear on this news page as soon as they are known.
 

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