Embassy of the Russian Federation in New Zealand



Embassy of the Russian Federation in New Zealand

57 Messines Road, Karori, Wellington
tel. (04) 476 6113
fax (04) 476 3843
email: russia@clear.net.nz

Consular section
Monday-Friday 9.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.

tel. (04) 476 6742
tel. (04) 476 9548 (visa officer, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
email:consul@clear.net.nz (consular issues)
email: wltvisa@clear.net.nz (visa issues)

Consular Section postal address
PO Box 17 262, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand


Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent his condolences to Prime Minister of New Zealand John Key following Christchurch earthquake.

The message reads, in part:

"It was with great sorrow and concern that I learned about the earthquake in New Zealand, a major disaster that caused great loss of life and considerable damage.

Please convey my sincere condolences to the bereaved families and words of support to all those affected by this disaster.

Russia is ready to provide rescue assistance following the tragedy.

In this bleak hour I wish courage and fortitude to you and the entire friendly New Zealand nation."


The Embassy and its Consular section will be closedon the 23th of February, 7th and 8th of Marchdue to Public holidays




Born in 1951.Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1973. Speaks English, Vietnamese and French.
Began his diplomatic career in 1973.
Since January 2008 - Director, Department of the Asia-Pacific Region, MFA of Russia.
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