Citizenship ceremonies

We hold ceremonies throughout the year to say kia ora to our newest citizens.

Ceremonies are hosted by the Tasman District Council as a way to welcome our new Tasman residents and celebrate with them.

The Department of Internal Affairs manages the citizenship process. If you have questions about the Citizenship Process or the status of your application, please contact the Department of Internal Affairs on 0800 22 51 51.

Ceremony dates 2021

Ceremonies are planned for the following dates. You must have received an invitation from the Department of Internal Affairs to attend the ceremony.

Please note that these dates are subject to change 

  • 24 February 2021
  • 12 May 2021
  • 18 August 2021
  • 8 December 2021 


Further information

For further information on citizenship ceremonies, please contact

Rhian Williams rhian.williams@tasman.govt.nz or phone 03 543 8684.

About citizenship 

To apply for New Zealand citizenship, or find out more about becoming a New Zealand citizen, contact the Department of Internal Affairs:

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