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This scheme follows an agreement between the governments of New Zealand and Ireland to promote travel between both countries of citizens between the ages of 18 to 30 to work and travel for one year in either country.


Anyone born outside Ireland who, at the time of their birth had a parent, who was an Irish Citizen, otherwise than by birth in Ireland, may become an Irish Citizen by application for Foreign Birth Registration.

Welcome from Niamh McMahon, Honorary Consul General

“Fáilte and welcome to the Website of the Irish in New Zealand”.

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  • Mother and Baby Home Commission of Investigation - read more
  • Statement in response to remarks by CEO of Fletcher Construction - read more
  • Irish Legacy in NZ – dinner by IBNNZ - read more
  • SWING – by Fishamble (Ireland) – Auckland performances - read more
  • Niamh McMahon appointed as Honorary Consul General for Ireland - read more
  • Opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Shackleton & Crean - read more
  • Irish films at 2015 NZ International Film Festival - read more
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