Russian invasion of Ukraine

This page contains information and advice about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

New Zealand condemns, unequivocally, the unprovoked and illegal attack by Russia on Ukraine. Russia’s actions are a grave breach of international law; the use of force to change borders is strictly prohibited under international law, as is the deliberate targeting of civilians.

New Zealand's support for Ukraine

We are assisting international efforts as the war and the associated humanitarian crisis continues.

New Zealand's actions against Russia

New Zealand took swift action in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, aligned with the actions of the international community. 

Ukrainian refugees crossing Polish border. .


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