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Make local & international calls

Find all the calling codes for New Zealand and overseas. Find out about the rates that apply when making national and international calls.

International calling rates

Use the calling rates calculator to find out how much it will cost to call a landline or mobile in another country.

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International calling access codes

  1. When calling another country from New Zealand, type in the access code 00.
  2. Find the country you're wanting to call from the list below, and type in the code.
  3. Enter the area code (without the zero if the number starts with a zero), and phone number you're wanting to call.
  4. The number on your phone should look like this example: 00 + 61 (Australia) + 7 (area code) + 12345678 (phone number).
Country/Territory Region Code
Afghanistan Central, South, Western Asia 93
Albania Europe 355
Algeria Africa 213
American Samoa North America 1 684
Andorra Europe 376
Angola Africa 244
Anguilla North America 1 264
Antigua and Barbuda North America 1 268
Argentina Latin America 54
Armenia Europe 374
Aruba Caribbean 297
Australia South East Asia / Oceania 61
Austria Europe 43
Azerbaijan Central, South, Western Asia 994
Bahamas North America 1 242
Bahrain Central, South, Western Asia 973
Bangladesh East Asia 880
Barbados North America 1 246
Belarus Europe 375
Belgium Europe 32
Belize Latin America 501
Benin Africa 229
Bermuda North America 1 441
Bhutan Central, South, Western Asia 975
Bolivia Latin America 591
Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe 387
Botswana Africa 267
Brazil Latin America 55
British Virgin Islands North America 1 284
Brunei South East Asia / Oceania 673
Bulgaria Europe 359
Burkina Faso Africa 226
Burundi Africa 257
Cambodia East Asia 855
Cameroon Africa 237
Canada North America 1
Cape Verde Africa 238
Cayman Islands North America 1 345
Central African Republic Africa 236
Chad Africa 235
Chile Latin America 56
China East Asia 86
Christmas Island South East Asia / Oceania 61
Cocos (Keeling) Islands South East Asia / Oceania 61
Colombia Latin America 57
Comoros Africa 269
Congo, Democratic Republic of Africa 243
Cook Islands South East Asia / Oceania 682
Costa Rica Latin America 506
Croatia Europe 385
Cuba Latin America 53
Curaçao Latin America 599
Cyprus Europe 357
Czech Republic Europe 420
Denmark Europe 45
Diego Garcia Africa 246
Djibouti Africa 253
Dominica North America 1 767
Dominican Republic North America 1 809
1 829
1 849
East Timor South East Asia / Oceania 670
Easter Island Latin America 56
Ecuador Latin America 593
Egypt Africa 20
El Salvador Latin America 503
England (UK) Europe 44
Equatorial Guinea Africa 240
Eritrea Africa 291
Estonia Europe 372
Ethiopia Africa 251
Falkland Islands Latin America 500
Faroe Islands Africa 298
Fiji South East Asia / Oceania 679
Finland Europe 358
France Europe 33
French Antilles Latin America 596
French Guiana Latin America 594
French Polynesia South East Asia / Oceania 689
Gabon Africa 241
Gambia Africa 220
Georgia Central, South, Western Asia 995
Germany Europe 49
Ghana Africa 223
Gibraltar Europe 350
Greece Europe 30
Greenland North America/Europe 299
Grenada North America 1 473
Guadeloupe Latin America 590
Guam North America 1 671
Guantanamo Bay Latin America 5 399
Guatemala Latin America 502
Guinea Africa 224
Guinea-Bissau Africa 245
Guyana Latin America 592
Haiti Latin America 509
Holland (Netherlands) Europe 31
Honduras Latin America 504
Hong Kong East Asia 852
Hungary Europe 36
Ibiza (Spain) Europe 34
Iceland Europe 354
India Central, South, Western Asia 91
Indonesia South East Asia / Oceania 62
Inmarsat Special 870
Iran Central, South, Western Asia 98
Iraq Central, South, Western Asia 964
Ireland Europe 353
Isle of Man Europe 44 1624
Israel Central, South, Western Asia 972
Italy Europe 39
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) Africa 225
Jamaica North America 1 876
Japan East Asia 81
Jordan Central, South, Western Asia 962
Kazakhstan Former Soviet Union 7
Kenya Africa 254
Kiribati South East Asia / Oceania 686
Kosovo Europe 383
Kuwait Central, South, Western Asia 965
Kyrgyzstan Central, South, Western Asia 996
Laos East Asia 856
Latvia Europe 371
Lebanon Central, South, Western Asia 961
Lesotho Africa 266
Liberia Africa 231
Libya Africa 218
Liechtenstein Europe 423
Lithuania Europe 370
Luxembourg Europe 352
Macau East Asia 853
Macedonia Europe 389
Madagascar Africa 261
Majorca Europe 34
Malawi Africa 265
Malaysia South East Asia / Oceania 60
Maldives Central, South, Western Asia 960
Mali Africa 223
Malta Europe 356
Mariana Islands South East Asia / Oceania 1 670
Marshall Islands South East Asia / Oceania 692
Martinique Latin America 596
Mauritania Africa 222
Mauritius Africa 230
Mayotte Island Africa 262
Mexico Latin America 52
Midway Islands North America 808
Miquelon Latin America 508
Micronesia South East Asia / Oceania 691
Moldova Europe 373
Monaco Europe 377
Mongolia Central, South, Western Asia 976
Montenegro Europe 382
Montserrat North America 1 664
Morocco Africa 212
Mozambique Africa 258
Myanmar (Burma) Central, South, Western Asia 95
Namibia Africa 264
Nauru South East Asia / Oceania 674
Nepal Central, South, Western Asia 977
Netherlands (Holland) Europe 31
Netherlands Antilles Latin America 599
Nevis North America 1 869
New Caledonia South East Asia / Oceania 687
New Zealand and Chatham Islands South East Asia / Oceania 64
Nicaragua Latin America 505
Niger Africa 227
Nigeria Africa 234
Niue South East Asia / Oceania 683
Norfolk Island South East Asia / Oceania 672
Northern Ireland (UK) Europe 44
North Korea East Asia 850
Norway Europe 47
Oman Central, South, Western Asia 968
Pakistan Central, South, Western Asia 92
Palau South East Asia / Oceania 680
Palestine Central, South, Western Asia 970
Panama Latin America 507
Papua New Guinea South East Asia / Oceania 675
Paraguay Latin America 595
Peru Latin America 51
Philippines South East Asia / Oceania 63
Poland Europe 48
Portugal Europe 351
Puerto Rico North America 1 787
1 939
Qatar Central, South, Western Asia 974
Reunion Island Africa 262
Romania Europe 40
Russian Federation Former Soviet Union 7
Rwanda Africa 250
Saint Helena Africa 290
Saint Kitts North America 1 869
Saint Lucia North America 1 758
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Latin America 508
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines North America 1 784
Samoa South East Asia / Oceania 685
San Marino Europe 378
Sao Tome and Princepe Africa 239
Saudi Arabia Central, South, Western Asia 966
Scotland (UK) Europe 44
Senegal Africa 221
Serbia Europe 381
Seychelles Africa 248
Sierra Leone Africa 232
Singapore South East Asia / Oceania 65
Saint Martin North America 590
Slovakia Europe 421
Slovenia Europe 386
Solomon Islands South East Asia / Oceania 677
Somalia Africa 252
South Africa Africa 27
South Korea East Asia 82
South Sudan Africa 211
Spain Europe 34
Sri Lanka Central, South, Western Asia 94
Sudan Africa 249
Suriname Latin America 597
Swaziland Africa 268
Sweden Europe 46
Switzerland Europe 41
Syria Central, South, Western Asia 963
Taiwan East Asia 886
Tajikistan Central, South, Western Asia 992
Tanzania Africa 255
Thailand South East Asia / Oceania 66
Togo Africa 228
Tokelau South East Asia / Oceania 690
Tonga South East Asia / Oceania 676
Trinidad and Tobago North America 1 868
Tunisia Africa 216
Turkey Central, South, Western Asia 90
Turkmenistan Central, South, Western Asia 993
Turks and Caicos Islands North America 1 649
Tuvalu South East Asia / Oceania 688
Uganda Africa 256
Ukraine Europe 380
United Arab Emirates (UAE) Central, South, Western Asia 971
United Kingdom (UK) Europe 44
United States of America (USA) North America 1
Uruguay Latin America 598
Uzbekistan Central, South, Western Asia 998
Vanuatu South East Asia / Oceania 678
Vatican City (Holy See) Europe 379
Venezuela Latin America 58
Vietnam East Asia 84
Virgin Islands (US) North America 1 340
Wake Island North America 808
Wallis and Futuna Islands South East Asia / Oceania 681
Wales (UK) Europe 44
Western Samoa South East Asia / Oceania 685
Yemen Central, South, Western Asia 967
Zaire Africa 243
Zambia Africa 260
Zanzibar Africa 255
Zimbabwe Africa 263

National calling rates

Your landline plan covers certain national calls. Check your plan

Local calling areas and area codes

To get an area code for a specific region, select where you're wanting to call from the map below.

Image Map Northland Auckland Waikato Bay of Plenty Taranaki Gisborne Hawke's Bay Wanganui Manawatu Wairarapa Wellington Nelson & Bays Marlborough West Coast Southland Christchurch Timaru/Oamaru Otago

 

Calling New Zealand from overseas

If you're overseas contact the local operator for the country's access code. Then:

  1. Type in the access code for the country you're calling from.
  2. Type in New Zealand's country code (64).
  3. Type in the local area code for the area you're ringing, without the zero (see the list above).
  4. Type in the phone number.
  5. The number on your phone should be similar to this: 0011 + 64 + 7 (area code) + 12345678 (phone number).

Make a national collect call

If you're making a collect call to another New Zealand number, call 010 and follow the prompts.

  • You can't make collect calls to payphones, non-Spark mobiles or Spark mobiles.
  • If you are the person accepting the collect call you'll get these charges:
    • An acceptance fee of $4.08 including GST.
    • Per minute rate of $0.82 including GST for the entire call.

Make an international collect call

If you're making a collect call to an international number, call 0170 and follow the prompts.

International collect calls are only available to:

  • Australia
  • UK
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Netherlands
  • Ireland
  • Argentina
  • Pricing depends on the country and provider receiving the call. The person accepting the call will get charges for the acceptance charge and per minute rate.
  • If you make a payment with a credit card, there may be extra charges. This depends on the destination of the collect call.

Calling directory assistance (018 and 0172)

  • Use directory assistance to get the details for people or businesses in New Zealand. Call 018, 0172 or Direct Connect.
  • There is a charge to make calls to these services. Charges for Spark customers are:
  Residential (Landline) Business (Landline) Mobile
018 National $0.50 $0.92 $1.02
Direct Connect* $0.51 $0.51 $0.51
0172 International $1.50 $1.93 $1.99

*Plus the cost to make the call. Check the call rate of your plan for this pricing.

Call Spark from overseas

While travelling overseas, you can contact Spark any time. Use our tool to find a local free-call number for the country you are in. Then follow the voice prompts to get the support you need. Call Spark from overseas

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