MFAT is based in Wellington, New Zealand. We have an office in Auckland and diplomatic representatives in 50 countries around the world.

New Zealand offices

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

Tweets by @MFATgovtNZ (external link)

MFAT Auckland Office

Level 6, 139 Quay Street
PO Box 2364 Shortland Street
Auckland 1140, New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 354 9234

Overseas offices

We have 57 posts in 50 countries. 

Contact our New Zealand embassies, consular offices and foreign representatives 

New Zealand Aid Programme Partnerships Fund

Partnerships fund:

Media enquiries

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.

Audit and Risk

Email: 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.

Internet scams

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.