Tropical Cyclone Cook

The U.S. Consulate General Auckland will dismiss most staff two hours early today, Thursday April 13th, due to Tropical Cyclone Cook.  Consular services will not be affected, so we are available to help everyone with an appointment scheduled for today.  The Embassy in Wellington will maintain normal operating hours.  Please note that Friday, April 14th and Monday, April 17th are public holidays, so the Consulate and Embassy will be closed.

All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the area should monitor local weather reports, follow directions from local officials, and take other appropriate actions as needed.  Please follow @NZCivilDefence, @NZGetThru, @MetService, @nzta_news for the latest information on #CycloneCook.

If you are a U.S. citizen in New Zealand with an after-hours emergency, please call the Embassy at [64] (4) 462 6000. The Duty Officer will return your call.

Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday(except U.S. federal holidays).

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