In July 2014, the governments of China and New Zealand reached an agreement on the establishment of the Consulate General of New Zealand in Chengdu. The consular district of the Consulate General was Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Chongqing.
On November 12, 2014, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and his wife arrived in Chengdu to host the opening ceremony for the New Zealand Consulate General in Chengdu. This is the fourth consular post established in China after New Zealand established consulates in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Kong Sida, the first consul general, has reach experience at the New Zealand diplomatic mission in China and served as the first New Zealand education counselor in China.
It is reported that the office of the New Zealand Consulate General in Chengdu is located in Baiyang Building, Chengdu, adjacent to the Australian Consulate General in Chengdu.