British High Commission, Wellington facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBritish High Commission in Wellington
|Address||44 Hill St, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand|
|High Commissioner||Iona Thomas|
|Website||Official website: https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-high-commission-wellington/|
Prior to 1939, the Governor-General of New Zealand was the official representative of the British government, as well as of the crown. Since this time a High Commissioner has represented the British government.
The British High Commissioner to New Zealand is also non-resident Governor of the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, and non-resident High Commissioner to the Independent State of Samoa. The High Commission also represents the British Overseas Territories in New Zealand.
Outside Wellington, there is also a British Consulate-General in Auckland, where the senior officer is the Consul-General.
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