Our mission

We develop and maintain the important and longstanding relationship between the UK and New Zealand. We support a wide range of political, commercial, security, defence, and economic matters of interest to the UK and New Zealand, and provide support to the many Britons visiting and living in New Zealand.

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Our publications

  1. Exporting to New Zealand

    • Guidance
  2. New Zealand – Consular Fees

    • Guidance

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Organisations

British High Commission Wellington

The British High Commission Wellington, together with the British Consulate General Auckland, represents the UK government in New Zealand. We are also here to support and protect UK interests in Pitcairn Island and Samoa.

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British High Commission New Zealand

British High Commission
44 Hill Street

Thorndon
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

The British High Commission Offices in Wellington are temporarily closed due to Earthquake damage. Consular services are currently operating from the Australian High Commission 72-76 Hobson Street.

Hours of service: Monday-Friday 9am till 1pm.

If you are a British National and need assistance, please phone (+64) 04 924 2888 to be connected to a consular duty officer. We hope to safely resume normal service as soon as possible.

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Department for International Trade New Zealand

Department for International Trade (DIT) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

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Department for International Trade Auckland

British Consulate-General
Level 17
151 Queen Street

Auckland
1010
New Zealand

UK Science & Innovation Network in New Zealand

The Science and Innovation Network promotes and facilitates international collaboration in research and innovation.

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British Consulate General Auckland

The British Consulate General represents the UK government in Auckland and provides services to British nationals.

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British Consulate General Auckland

Level 17
151 Queen Street

Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 1.00pm

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