9 August 2022

High Commission of India, Wellington relocating to a new premises next week

High Commission of India’s Wellington office is being relocated from its current Richmond Towers to its own new premises at Pipitea Street next week.

The Commission’s offices will now be housed in its permanent, spacious new building constructed at 72 Pipitea Street, Wellington.

As a result of this shifting, there will be no walk-in service on 6 and 7 June, but normal services will resume from Wednesday, 8 June at the new premises.

According to a notification released by the High Commission, there are no changes in the email addresses and/or phone numbers.

High Commission of India's new premises
New building of India High Commission, Wellington

The High Commission has organised a ‘Griha Pravesh‘ (house warming/blessings) ceremony at their new premises tomorrow, Sunday 5 June and High Commissioner, Muktesh K. Pardeshi has extended an open invitation to all to participate.

Career diplomat Muktesh Pardeshi, who took over as the High Commissioner of India to New Zealand in July 2019, is also concurrently accredited as High Commissioner of India to Samoa, Niue, Vanuatu and the Cook Islands.

The $60 million new building on Pipitea Street, is located within the Parliamentary precinct, and was due to be completed in 2021, but was delayed due to Covid.

In addition to the High Commission’s office, the new building will also house an auditorium, a library and accommodation for its staff.