Send money to New Zealand

Send money to New Zealand with Western Union. Pay online, in store or through the app.

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We encrypt your transfers

We encrypt your transfers

We are committed to keeping your data secure

We are committed to keeping your data secure

We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

We’ve sent money around the world for more than 150 years

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Convenient ways to send and receive money

Choose the way you pay

Using your bank details

Cash at an agent location

With a credit3 or debit card

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Send money to New Zealand in a few taps with our app

Save friends and family’s details to send again quickly.

Start a money transfer at home and pay later in store.

Send money on the go, at any time, from virtually anywhere.

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Ratings as of January 1, 2022.

More information on how to send money to New Zealand from Canada

Get an estimate before you send

Use our handy online tool to get a free estimate of your transfer fees4 and exchange rates with no obligation to send.

Calculate your costs

Earn WU℠ rewards each time you send

Earn loyalty points each time you make a money transfer to New Zealand and exchange them for amazing deals.

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Pay the way you like

Pay for your money transfer to New Zealand however you like. Pay with cash, credit3/debit card or bank transfer.

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Reasons to choose Western Union

Committed to security

We encrypt each one of your money transfers, so you’ll have peace of mind when sending money to New Zealand.

Register for free

Register for a free Western Union profile to start sending money to New Zealand. It’s easy and takes seconds to complete.

Trusted Heritage

We’ve been helping people send money around the world for over 150 years, from New Zealand to Australia.

International reach

With more than 200 countries and territories in the Western Union network, it’s easy to  send money to New Zealand and beyond.

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Track your transfer

Use your unique tracking number (MTCN) to track your money transfer in real time as it makes its way to New Zealand.

Schedule transfers

Schedule future transfers and never miss a special occasion or important bill payment again.

Send again quickly

Register for a free Western Union profile and save your regular receiver’s details to avoid having to type them out again in future.

Earn rewards

Become a My WU℠ member and earn exclusive rewards each time you send money to New Zealand.

Frequently asked questions

How much money can I send to New Zealand?

Your sending limits will vary depending on your sending/receiving methods. The limits are:

  • 5,000.00 CAD when paying by credit card or debit card into your receiver’s bank account.
  • 7,500.00 CAD when paying cash in store for a cash pickup in New Zealand.
  • 999.00 CAD when making a money transfer to Guatemala from bank account to bank account.
How do I send money online to New Zealand?

To send money to New Zealand online, simply:

  1. Log in or register for a free Western Union profile.
  2. Click ‘send now’ to begin your money transfer.
  3. Select ‘New Zealand’ as the destination country and enter the amount of funds to be sent.
  4. Choose a receiving method (cash pick up or bank account2).
  5. Choose a payment method (credit3/debit card or bank transfer).
  6. Confirm your payment / verify your bank account.
  7. Keep hold of your unique tracking number (MTCN). Share this with your receiver so you can both track the funds as they make their way to New Zealand.
What do I need to send money online to New Zealand?

Before sending money to New Zealand online, you’ll need to provide us with the following:

  • Your full name and address
  • The full name and address of your receiver
  • Your receivers bank account2 details
How do I send money to New Zealand from a Western Union agent location?

If you’d prefer to send money to New Zealand from a Western agent location, simply:

  1. Locate your nearest agent location using our handy online tool.
  2. Head to your nearest location with a government-issued ID, your WU® number or phone number and your receiver’s information. You may also be asked to provide proof of funds, so ensure you take along a bank statement, tax return or payslip with you.
  3. Pay for the money transfer with cash or by credit3/debit card.

Keep hold of your receipt for your unique tracking number (MTCN) and share this with the receiver

How do I estimate the cost to transfer money to New Zealand?

You can use our online price estimator tool to calculate your transfer fees4 and exchange rates to New Zealand.

How long does it take to send money to New Zealand from Canada?
  • Paying by credit card or debit card to a bank account takes 4 business days.
  • Paying by bank transfer into a bank account takes 11-14 business days.
  • Paying cash in store for a cash pickup takes minutes5.

Network data as of December 31, 2021.

2 Please make sure that the receiver’s name accurately matches the details of the bank account owner. (Account details may vary by country.).

3 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods..

4 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

5 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to the receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to the account tied to the receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. See the transfer form for restrictions