Royal events

Each year the New Zealand High Commission is allocated a limited number of invitations or tickets for New Zealand citizens to attend Royal Events in the United Kingdom.

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Information on how and when to apply for Royal Events is provided below.

Royal Garden Parties

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We have been advised by the Lord Chamberlain’s office at Buckingham Palace that there will be no public invitations for the Royal Garden Parties in 2022. 

If we receive further information regarding future Garden Parties, we will update this page.   

Queen's Birthday Parades — Trooping the Colour

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For information on the Household Division’s event arrangements for 2022, and details on purchasing a ticket to the Trooping the Colour parades, please see their website(external link). Tickets can be purchased for the two parades reviewed by either Major General C J Ghika (Saturday 21st May), or His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge (Saturday 28th May).  Alternatively, you can enter a ballot for tickets to the final parade reviewed by Her Majesty The Queen (Thursday 2nd June). 

Royal Ascot

The New Zealand High Commission does not run a ballot process for the Royal Enclosure at Royal Ascot.  New Zealand citizens are able to purchase tickets for Royal Ascot by applying online.

We recommend monitoring the official Royal Ascot website for updates(external link).


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