How to call New Zealand from the USA & Canada:

011 - 64 - phone number

*Use also to TEXT New Zealand numbers. **01164 and +64 often work interchangeably from cell phones.

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Calling New Zealand explained:

  • 011 - international access code; dial first when calling abroad from the US or Canada
  • 64 - Country Code for New Zealand
  • Phone Number (remove initial 0):
    • fixed - 8 digits, area code included
    • cell phones - 8 to 10 digits
  • sample call from the United States or from Canada to a landline in Auckland: 011 64 9 ??? ????

Cell phone numbers:

  • geographic area codes not needed to reach New Zealand cell phones
  • dialing sequence for calls and text messages: 011 64 2??? ????(??)

Area codes:

Add to landline numbers only!
Auckland 9 Hastings 6 Rotorua 7
Blenheim 3 Invercargill 3 Taupo 7
Christchurch 3 Napier 6 Tauranga 7
Dunedin 3 Nelson 3 Wanaka 3
Gisborne 6 New Plymouth 6 Wanganui 6
Greymouth 3 Palmerston North 6 Wellington 4
Hamilton 7 Queenstown 3 Whangarei 9

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