Auckland preview

New Zealand

Expat Groups

Americans Abroad New Zealand
Website: http://www.meetup.com/americanz/
Contact info: Through website email
Activities: BBQ’s, meet ups at other social places, advice and help through online message board

British Expats.com
Website: http://www.britishexpats.com
Size: Online community, varies
Contact info: Through website email
Activities: As British culture is very dominant in New Zealand, there is an endless variety of English-oriented activities and associations in the Auckland area. Some get-togethers are organized on this website.

The Afrikaans Club of New Zealand (for South African Immigrants)
Website: http://www.afrikaans.org.nz
Contact info: 09-478 2291, die.afrikaanse.klub@clear.net.nz
Activities: Many! Business networking, social and family functions such as dances , concerts and BBQ's, as well as an arts festival. There is a huge South African community in New Zealand and this club is a very professionally-run, multi-faceted organization.

B’nai B’rith Auckland
Website: http://www.bnaibrith.org.nz
Contact info: cedsarah@slingshot.co.nz
Activities: B'nai B'rith is involved in a wide range of activities in the areas of human rights and anti-discrimination, promoting inter-ethnic and inter-religious understanding, social justice, community welfare, youth and young adults, senior citizens' housing, education and health, and support for the State of Israel.

The New Zealand Netherlands Society, Auckland
Website: http://www.netherlands-societies.co.nz/auckland.html
Contact info: strong-connection@clear.net.nz, (09) 444 9995
Activities: Dancing, Club nights, Market Days and many other social events.

New Zealand Chinese Association (Auckland Branch)
Website: http://www.nzchinese-akld.org.nz/
Contact info: kailuey@xtra.co.nz
Activities: Numerous gatherings, camps, athletic tournaments, cultural events, scholarship competitions and organized trips back to China.

The Hong Kong New Zealand Business Association
Website: http://www.hongkong.org.nz/Site/Home.ashx
Contact info: (09) 307 1216, hk@hongkong.org.nz
Activities: Business gatherings, banquets, seminars, cocktail parties, receptions, etc.

German Language Meet ups
Website: http://www.meetup.com/German-Language-Meetups
Contact info: Through website email
Activities: Monthly meetings, online interaction

The Auckland Spanish Language Meet up Group
Website: http://spanish.meetup.com/25
Contact info: Through website email
Activities: Monthly meetings, online interaction

The Auckland French Language Meet up Group
Website: http://french.meetup.com/118/
Contact info: Through website email
Activities: Monthly meetings, online interaction

You can find other online resources for expats in New Zealand at http://www.piperpat.co.nz/NZLinks/NZSociety/EthnicNational/tabid/2993/Default.aspx.

Business and Professional Organizations

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