Contact us

MFAT is based in Wellington, New Zealand. We have an office in Auckland and diplomatic representatives in 53 countries around the world.

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New Zealand offices

Covid-19 - guide for suppliers and vendors visiting New Zealand offices

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Head Office

195 Lambton Quay
Private Bag 18 901
Wellington 6160, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 439 8000
Fax: +64 4 472 9596
Email, including for OIA requests:

Tweets by @MFATNZ(external link)

Head office Facebook page(external link)

MFAT Auckland Office

Level 6, 139 Quay Street
PO Box 2364 Shortland Street
Auckland 1140, New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 354 9234

APEC New Zealand Office

Level 3, Willeston Centre
22 Willeston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand


Tweets by @andreamfat | Andrea Smith, APEC NZ Deputy Secretary(external link)       

Overseas offices

We have 60 posts in 53 countries.

Contact our New Zealand embassies, consular offices and foreign representatives 

NZ Aid Programme Partnerships Fund

For more information about the Fund visit Partnering for impact.


Exporter helpline: +0800 824 605

Media enquiries

If you are a news reporter, please email us with your query and contact details.


The Ministry’s media team can provide information to journalists on:

  • NZ foreign and trade policies
  • Ministry activities
  • Consular services

The media contact phone number is +64 21 375 105. Please note the Ministry does not operate a 24 hours media response service and the phone is staffed for extended office hours.

Official Information Act requests

Our Official Information Act page provides advice on how to make an OIA request.

A large number of Ministry staff are currently working on issues relating to the impact of COVID-19. This is putting pressure on business as usual work, however we are doing our best to process all of our OIA requests as quickly as possible.

Audit and Risk

Email: Post: Head of Audit and Risk Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, 195 Lambton Quay, Private Bag 18 901, Wellington 6001, New Zealand.

Reporting a suspected fraud

If you suspect the loss or misuse of New Zealand government or aid programme funds, resources, or assets due to fraud or corruption, please contact us. All cases of fraud, or suspected fraud, will be reviewed and, if appropriate, investigated. If confirmed, disciplinary action and/or referral to the police could follow. Where fraud has occurred, we will act to recover lost money or property.

Please mark your correspondence “In confidence”. You do not have to give your name and we will treat your information as confidential.

Internet scams

There have been recent scams on the internet concerning job offers and accommodation offers which have claimed to involve New Zealand diplomats. Please be aware that the correct contact details for New Zealand High Commissions and Embassies are listed in the Embassies section of this website.

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