News & Events

Statement on Situation in Chechnya


Equal Rights Coalition members urgently call on Russian authorities to investigate reports of arbitrary detention, torture and killing of gay men by security services in Chechnya.

Key contact for medical assistance/questions concerning COVID-19 in Switzerland.

Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (external link)

Hotline: +41 058 464 44 88.

New Zealanders in Switzerland requiring consular assistance may contact the New Zealand Permanent Mission & Consulate-General in Geneva, Switzerland:

Phone: +41 22 929 0350 (during business hours)


For afterhours consular enquiries, please contact +64 99 20 20 20.

Cancellation of ANZAC Day Ceremony, Vevey, 25 April 2020

Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, the New Zealand and Australian Consulates-General have decided to cancel this year's ANZAC Day ceremony planned for 25 April 2020 at Vevey.