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Iran - Civil Unrest

Since 28 December 2017 there have been demonstrations in several cities across Iran. These protests remain unpredictable and there have been reports of violence and fatalities. New Zealanders in Iran are advised to remain vigilant, avoid demonstrations and large crowds, and monitor local media to stay informed of developments. Our Travel Advisory for Iran has not changed.

New Zealanders requiring consular assistance can contact the New Zealand Embassy in Tehran on +98 21 2612 2175 or 0044 207 6601157 (via London) or

New Zealanders in Iran are advised to update their registration information or take this opportunity to register with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade‚Äôs SafeTravel website.

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