Turkish Embassy in Wellington

Embassy Announcement

14 November Earthquake In New Zealand , 15.11.2016

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck near Culverden in Canterbury, New Zealand, at 00.03 a.m. on 14 November 2016. Our thoughts are with the Turkish community and the friendly people of New Zealand who have been affected by the earthquake. We offer our sincere condolences to the Government and People of New Zealand for those who have lost their lives in this tragic event.

Taking into account the ongoing aftershocks, we recommend everyone to follow the advice posted by New Zealand authorities.

The Turkish Embassy is operating as normal, and may be contacted by phone at +64-4-472-1290 or by e-mail at embassy.wellington@mfa.gov.tr