New Zealand embassies
New Zealand Embassy, Washington DC, United States: +1 202 328 4800
New Zealand High Commission, London, United Kingdom (also responsible for Ireland): +44 20 7930 8422
New Zealand High Commission, Ottawa, Canada: +1 613 238 5991
New Zealand High Commission, Canberra, Australia: +61 2 6270 4211
New Zealand High Commission, Pretoria, South Africa: +27 12 435 9000
Foreign embassies in New Zealand
United States Embassy, Wellington: +64 4 462 6000
British High Commission, Wellington: +64 4 924 2888
Canadian High Commission, Wellington: +64 4 473 9577
Australian High Commission, Wellington: +64 4 473 6411
South African High Commission, Wellington: +64 4 815 8484
Irish Embassy, Wellington: +64 4 471 2252
►Read the Visas for New Zealand page for information about how to enter the country
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