New Zealand Fact Sheet

Green field in New Zealand with a backdrop of rolling hills.

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for New Zealand
EmbassyEmbassies and consulates | New Zealand (Government of Canada)
Entry RequirementsEntry Requirements for New Zealand (Government of Canada)
Visa InformationNew Zealand Visas (
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to NZD
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- New Zealand
Health Information

NaTHNaC - New Zealand (

Solo Female Travel

New Zealand Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (

Gay Travel IndexGay Travel Index (

Emergency Numbers

ServicePhone Number

Country Facts

Capital cityWellington
LanguageEnglish, Maori
CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Phone Code+64
Time ZoneUTC+13
Drives onLeft
Plug TypesType I
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionChristian 44%, other 56%
Significant Dates

February 6 – National Day (Waitangi)