List of High Commissioners of New Zealand to Canada

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The High Commissioner from New Zealand to Canada is New Zealand's foremost diplomatic representative in Canada, and in charge of New Zealand's diplomatic mission in Canada.

The High Commission is located in Ottawa, Canada's capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident High Commissioner in Canada since 1942. The High Commissioner to Canada is concurrently accredited to Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

As fellow members of the Commonwealth of Nations, diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Canada are at governmental level, rather than between Heads of State. Thus, the countries exchange High Commissioners, rather than ambassadors.

List of heads of mission[edit]

High Commissioners to Canada[edit]


  1. ^ a b Acting High Commissioner only.
  2. ^ "McCully appoints High Commissioner to Canada". New Zealand government ( 20 March 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.