NZ Agencies

Financial support: Government announced more MSD support for people who’ve lost their jobs because of the impacts of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Income Relief Payment will help to ease pressure on people and families under stress from COVID-19 job losses. It offers support for up to 12 weeks to give you time to look for other work and adjust living costs. Kindly refer to the Work and Income website for more information.

This payment is available from 8 June 2020 and clients can find out all relevant information online.

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CAB Citizens Advice Bereau

National Freephone 0800 367 222

Customs

New Zealand 0800 428 786 (+64 9 300 5399)
If calling from AU 1800 301 861

DIA – Department of Internal Affairs

Births, Deaths & Marriages 0800 22 52 52 (+64 4 474 8150)
Citizenship 0800 22 51 51 (+64 4 474 8123)
Passports 0800 22 50 50 (+64 4 474 8100)
Sydney Passport office 1300 559 5535
Translation services 1301 559 535

Inland Revenue Department (IRD)

National Freephone 0800 227 774

Ministry of Health ( MOH )

Main line 04 496 2000

Ministry of Education ( MOE )

National number 09 632 9400

Ministry of Justice ( MOJ )

National Number 04 918 8800

Ministry of Social Development ( MSD )

National number including for wage subsidies 0800 559 009

NZQA

0800697 296 (+64 4 463 3000)

Biosecurity NZ

0800 0083 33 (+64 4 894 0100)

HIGH COMISSIONS

AU High Commission +64 4 921 8800

UK High Commission +64 4 924 2888

Indian High Commission +64 4 473 6390

South African High Commission +64 4 815 8484

Samoan High Comission +64 4 472 0953

US High Commission +64 9 303 2724
Extension 2800 for US Nationals
Otherwise +64 9 887 5999

Canadian High Commission +64 4 473 9577

Fiji High Commission +64 4 473 5401

Courier Post

0800 268 743

Air NZ

0800 737 000 (+64 9 357 3000)

Immigration Advisory Authority

0508 422 422 (+64 9 925 3838)

Otherwise +64 9 887 5999