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Embassies and consular services for Wallis and Futuna
|New Zealand Consulate-General, Noumea, New Caledonia
|French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna
About Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna is an 'overseas collectivity' of France. New Zealand and Wallis and Futuna have limited official contact, but good shipping links between the two countries mean New Zealand exporters have a strong presence in the French collectivity’s small market. Wallis and Futuna has three main islands and 20 islets and covers a total land area of 274km2.
Find out more about Wallis and Futuna.
While Wallis and Futuna is a small market for New Zealand, our exporters enjoy a strong presence there due to good shipping links.
Goods exports to Wallis and Futuna
Top goods exports: electronic machinery, dairy products, mutton and lamb, vegetables
Goods imports from Wallis and Futuna
|Top goods imports: processed fruit and nuts, baked goods, clothing, vegetables and legumes, tobacco
|GDP per capita
|NZ GDP per capita is USD$41,267^
As Wallis and Futuna is an overseas collectivity of France, France is primarily responsible for its sustainable development.
However as a Pacific neighbour, New Zealand still plays a role in development. Our Consulate-General (which is based in Noumea and represents New Zealand throughout the French Pacific Territories) administers a small fund for Short-Term Training Scholarships for the people of Wallis and Futuna. Scholars are funded to come to New Zealand for skill-based and workplace training for up to 12 months.
We also support community projects through our development cooperation in New Caledonia
- New Zealand is represented in Wallis and Futuna by the New Zealand Consul-General in Noumea, New Caledonia
- Wallis and Futuna is represented in New Zealand by the French Embassy, Wellington(external link)
Recent official visits
Wallis and Futuna to New Zealand
- November 2016: Mikaele Kulimoetoke, President of the Territorial Assembly, represented Wallis and Futuna at the Pacific Parliamentary Forum held in New Zealand
- 2007: A group of Wallis and Futuna teachers visited New Zealand to investigate teaching methods at kohanga reo (Māori language pre-schools)