Time difference with Switzerland
+ 11 h / + 10 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
05 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
240 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 4 months (Extension up to 6 months available on site).
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Wellington, 10 Customhouse Quay, Level 12
Tel.: +64 4 472 15 93
9.30 - 16.00 h (Mon - Thu)
9.30 - 15.00 h (Fri)
8.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 13.00 h (Sat)
International driver's licence required for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/