How to Call New Zealand Phone Numbers

Country phone codes

+64 is the country calling code assigned to New Zealand by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated in partnership between the Number Administration Deed, the New Zealand Commerce Commission, and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment of the New Zealand Government.

So if you’re calling New Zealand, the number should start with:

+64 1-234-5678

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Other Important Information about New Zealand

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. New Zealand’s telephone numbers are made up of 10 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to New Zealand using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+7-digit number. Some of the common area codes in New Zealand include Auckland (9), Christchurch (3) and Wellington (4).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Auckland +64 (9) 123 4567
Christchurch +64 (3) 123 4567
Wellington +64 (4) 123 4567

So if you’re making a call to Christchurch, dial +64 9 123 4567.

Network coverage

Network coverage is readily available across New Zealand.

5G coverage

5G connection is readily available across the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
We know how difficult it can be to be far from home and the family for a long time. We can only wish to talk to them non-stop day and night. But we also know that the more we spend time with calls and texts overseas, the bigger the expenses can get. Read more

Top Mobile SIM network in New Zealand

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in New Zealand:

Spark New Zealand

Vodafone

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Top apps used to communicate

Here are the top apps mostly used for communication in New Zealand:

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Messenger

Messenger

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the 2 most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting India:

ambulance service

102 for ambulance service

fire

101 for fire

police

100 for police

warning

112 for the national emergency number.

Best Time to Call New Zealand

New Zealand observes New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) using the time offset of UTC +13:00.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call New Zealand from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

New Zealand 12:00pm – 2:00pm UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
10:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
11:30am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
1:00pm UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
9:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
8:30am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

New Zealand 9:00am – 8:00pm UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
8:00am – 7:00pm UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
9:00am – 4:00pm UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
11:30am – 7:30pm UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
10:30am – 6:30pm UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
1:00pm – 8:00pm UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
8:00am – 4:00pm UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
7:30am – 3:30pm UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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