Time difference with Switzerland
+ 10 h April - September / + 11 h October / + 12 h November - March
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
230/240 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Wellington, 10 Customhouse Quay, Level 12
Tel. +64 4 472 15 93
9.30 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 17.30 h (Mon - Wed)
9.00 - 21.00 h (Thu - Fri)
9.00 - 17.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car Rentals (with English Translation).
International driver's licence recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 18 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/