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Ambassador of New Zealand to the United States
Coat of arms of New Zealand.svgIncumbent
Rosemary Banks

since 2018
StyleHer Excellency
AppointerGovernor-General of New Zealand
Term lengthAt Her Majesty's Pleasure
Inaugural holderWalter Nash
Formation16 February 1942

The Ambassador from New Zealand to the United States is New Zealand's foremost diplomatic representative in the United States of America, and in charge of New Zealand's diplomatic mission in the United States.

The embassy is located in Washington, D.C., the United States' capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in the United States since 1961, and a resident Head of Mission since 1941.

List of heads of mission

The following individuals have held the office:[1]

No. Name Portrait Term of office
1 Rt Hon. Walter Nash Walter Nash (young adult).jpg 18 November 1941 16 March 1944
2 Sir Carl Berendsen No image.png 16 March 1944 31 January 1952
3 Sir Leslie Munro Leslie Knox Munro.png 31 January 1952 1958
4 Lloyd White No image.png 1958 1961
5 George Laking George Laking.jpgNew Zealand's foremost diplomatic representative in the United States of America, and in charge of New Zealand's diplomatic mission in the United States.

The embassy is located in Washington, D.C., the United States' capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in the United States since 1961, and a resident Head of Mission since 1941.

List of heads of mission

The following individuals have held the office:[1]

No. Name Portrait Term of office
1 Rt Hon. Walter Nash Walter Nash (young adult).jpg 18 November 1941 16 March 1944
2 Sir Carl Berendsen No image.png 16 March 1944 31 January 1952
3 Sir Leslie Munro Leslie Knox Munro.pngThe embassy is located in Washington, D.C., the United States' capital city. New Zealand has maintained a resident ambassador in the United States since 1961, and a resident Head of Mission since 1941.

The following individuals have held the office:[1]

No. Name Portrait Term of office
1 Rt Hon. Walter Nash Walter Nash (young adult).jpg Normal Exit PeriodicService.php