World Masters Games

The 2017 World Masters Games will take place in Auckland, New Zealand from April 21 to 30, 2017. Higher volumes of traffic, large crowds near games venues, street closures, delays in transportation and limited availability of accommodations are expected in the lead-up to and during the Games. Information for athletes and supporters on accommodations, transport and customs procedures is available at World Masters Games.

The Canadian government office located in Auckland provides only trade promotion services. You can obtain consular assistance, passport services and information from the High Commission of Canada in Wellington (located 650 km from Auckland).

Before travelling, we ask you to:

In case of emergency in New Zealand, dial 111 for assistance. For consular assistance, the High Commission of Canada in Wellington is open Monday–Friday 08:30 to 12:30 and 13:30 to 16:30. Please call +64 4 473-9577 or email

The Emergency Watch and Response Centre (EWRC) in Ottawa operates 24/7. Please call +1 613 996 8885 (collect calls accepted) or email

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