MFAT is based in Wellington, New Zealand. We have an office in Auckland and diplomatic representatives in 53 countries around the world.
- New Zealand offices
- New Zealand Aid Programme Partnerships Fund
- Overseas offices
- Media enquiries
- Official Information Act requests
- Audit and Risk
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Head Office
195 Lambton Quay
Private Bag 18 901
Wellington 6160, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 439 8000
Fax: +64 4 472 9596
Email, including for OIA requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Head office Facebook page (external link)
Level 6, 139 Quay Street
PO Box 2364 Shortland Street
Auckland 1140, New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 354 9234
We have 60 posts in 53 countries.
For more information about the Fund visit Partnering for impact.
Exporter helpline: +0800 824 605
If you are a news reporter, please email us with your query and contact details.
The Ministry’s media team can provide information to journalists on:
• NZ foreign and trade policies
• Ministry activities
• Consular services
The media contact phone number is +64 21 375 105. Please note the Ministry does not operate a 24 hours media response service and the phone is staffed for extended office hours.
Our Official Information Act page provides advice on how to make an OIA request.
A large number of Ministry staff are currently working on issues relating to the impact of COVID-19. This is putting pressure on business as usual work, however we are doing our best to process all of our OIA requests as quickly as possible.
Email: email@example.com Post: Head of Audit and Risk Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, 195 Lambton Quay, Private Bag 18 901, Wellington 6001, New Zealand.
Reporting a suspected fraud
If you suspect the loss or misuse of New Zealand government or aid programme funds, resources, or assets due to fraud or corruption, please contact us. All cases of fraud, or suspected fraud, will be reviewed and, if appropriate, investigated. If confirmed, disciplinary action and/or referral to the police could follow. Where fraud has occurred, we will act to recover lost money or property.
Please mark your correspondence “In confidence”. You do not have to give your name and we will treat your information as confidential.
There have been recent scams on the internet concerning job offers and accommodation offers which have claimed to involve New Zealand diplomats. Please be aware that the correct contact details for New Zealand High Commissions and Embassies are listed in the Embassies section of this website.