Tropical Cyclone Cook has passed through New Caledonia as a Category 3 cyclone bringing destructive winds and heavy rain. Some communications infrastructure has been damaged and there are electricity outages in some areas.

We continue to advise New Zealanders in New Caledonia to follow the advice of the local authorities at all times. We suggest that you liaise with your airline, travel agent or insurance company regarding any disruptions to travel arrangements. 

Please also ensure you keep your family and friends in New Zealand informed of your safety and well-being.

If you require consular assistance, please contact the New Zealand Consulate General on: +687 79 19 22. Please note that the Consulate is closed from 11:30 Monday 10th April until Wednesday morning. You can also email the Consulate on consulatnz@yahoo.com.