to this site by Rodney HC Walshe ONZM, Honorary Consul General.
An Honorary Consul was first appointed to Auckland in 1976, and ten
years later, in 1986, the area of responsibility was extended to
cover all New Zealand and the seniority of the post raised to that
of Honorary Consul General. The Consulate operates similar to an
Ireland House, as seen in other countries where a fully accredited
Embassy is the catalyst of Ireland's representation.
Certificate of Irish Heritage The Certificate of Irish Heritage represents an acknowledgment and appreciation by the Irish State of the strong and enduring connection to Ireland felt by millions of people around the world. The Certificate recognises descendants of previous genera
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