New Zealand High Commission London, United Kingdom


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.


Applications for tickets for the Queen’s Birthday Parade and the Colonel’s Review are now closed.  Applicants will be notified by email of the result of their applications.


Can you sing? Do you want to take part in the Queen’s Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 03 June? Auditions are happening soon.


Fancy an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from a leading UK University?  Cranfield University offers an MBA scholarship for New Zealand citizens and residents located anywhere in the world. 

New Zealanders who hold Order of British Empire honours are invited to attend a church service to be held in London early next year for its members—but they need to apply quickly for a ticket.

Prayers will be offered for Christchurch during Evensong at Westminster Abbey next year on February 21 2012 to mark the one year anniversary of the February 22 earthquake.


On 22 February 2011, Christchurch and the surrounding area were struck by an earthquake that caused severe damage and tragic casualties.

The New Zealand Government has launched an appeal to help the people of Christchurch and the Canterbury region during this time of great need. You can help make a difference by donating to the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.


Localised civil unrest has been occurring at night in parts of London since 6 August when a protest against the police shooting of a man in Tottenham turned violent. Riot police have been deployed to contain the unrest which has seen vehicles, rubbish bins and buildings set alight and shops looted. At times there have been violent clashes between rioters and the police.


The City of London Festival presents an unprecedented array of music and culture from New Zealand, Australia, and the South Pacific. Visit for programming and ticketing information.


This year, as part of the City of London Festival (1), Barbican Film presents from 1 to 3 July, the New Zealand Film Festival, a showcase of the latest films from New Zealand, along with the best recent releases and shorts.

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