New Zealand High Commission London, United Kingdom


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


Ticket applications for the Royal Garden Parties at Buckingham Palace closed at 9.00am (UK time) on Friday 21 February, 2014. All correct applications will now go into an electronic ballot and the successful applicants will be advised by email.


2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of WWI, and the 99th anniversary since the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. Please read the following about changes to the services being held in London and around the UK.


Congratulations to Mr Eric Tracey who was awarded the title of 'UK New Zealander of the Year' by the NZ Society.  The award recognises the outstanding contribution that a New Zealand or British national has made in promoting the interests of New Zealand or New Zealanders in the United Kingdom.


The New Zealand Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is inviting applications from young New Zealanders who are interested in representing New Zealand at Commonwealth Day in London on Monday 10 March 2014.


Our Safe Travel website has had a facelift! Head to and check out our new look. And while you’re there, take the time to register or update your overseas contact details. 


The High Commission will be closed on Wednesday 25 December through to, and including, Wednesday 01 January 2014. 


Have you visited the Western Front or Gallipoli? The NZ Government are commissioning a NZ heritage trail and are looking for your input. There are focus groups next Tuesday 22nd in London. For more info please email or fill in this survey


The High Commission would like to thank the thousands of New Zealanders who attended and participated in the various commemorative services in London on 25 April 2013 and indeed, throughout the United Kingdom.  We look forward to seeing you all again in 2014.

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; age shall not weary them nor the years condemn.  At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them."


Royal Ascot takes place this year from 18 to 22 June 2013.  The High Commission runs a ballot for New Zealand nationals to obtain tickets to the Royal Enclosure.  Applications for these tickets opened on Monday 22 April at 9.00am (UK time) and closed on Friday 26 April at 9.00am (UK time). 

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