Embassy of Cook Islands in Wellington


The Cook Islands Embassy in New Zealand is a bilateral mission in Wellington and promotes Cook Islands interests in New Zealand. The embassy of Cook Islands also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of New Zealand. The Cook Islands Embassy in Wellington is headed by Mr Tekaotiki Matapo, High Commissioner of Cook Islands to New Zealand.


Cook Islands High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand 56 Mulgrave Street Thorndon Wellington New Zealand


(+64) 4-472-5126


(+64) 4-472-5121





Mr Tekaotiki Matapo, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

08.30 - 12.30, 13.30 - 16.30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in New Zealand require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Cook Islands embassy in Wellington you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Cook Islands

For all Cook Islands visa related matters contact the embassy in Wellington before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+64) 4-472-5126 or email cookislands@cookhicom.org.nz

Consulates of Cook Islands in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington there could be additional Cook Islands consulates located in New Zealand.

Please check below for the locations of the Cook Islands consulates in New Zealand.

Cook Islands Consulates in New Zealand

Next to the embassy in Wellington, Cook Islands has consulates in the following cities: Auckland

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Cook Islands Embassy in Wellington offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from New Zealand to Cook Islands as wel as for Cook Islands citizens in New Zealand. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Cook Islands nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.