Our relationship with the Caucasus

Most New Zealand interaction with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia takes place in the multilateral sphere, in particular the United Nations.

However, in recent years there have been a number of high-level visits both to and from New Zealand. For example, in 2012, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian visited New Zealand, and in December 2013, the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Special Envoy the Rt Hon Jim Bolger visited Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. In July 2014 Foreign Minister McCully also visited Georgia.

Although bilateral trade is generally limited, there is potential for our trade and economic linkages to grow. Armenia is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Embassies and consular services

  • New Zealand is represented in Azerbaijan and Georgia by the New Zealand Embassy in Ankara.
  • New Zealand is represented in Armenia by the New Zealand Embassy in Moscow, Russia.
  • Azerbaijan and Georgia are represented in New Zealand by their respective Embassies in Canberra.
  • Armenia does not currently have representation in New Zealand.

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2017 New Zealand General Election

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The General Election will be held on 23 September 2017. Voters who are overseas can vote from 6 September to 23 September.

Mt Albert by-election Saturday 25 February

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A by-election to elect a new Member of Parliament for the general electorate of Mt Albert will be held in New Zealand on Saturday 25 February 2017.