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AANZ promotes unity and mutual co-existence among the various Afghan communities. It’s our vision to help maintain Afghan cultural, national and religious values, while at the same time helping Afghan communities adapt, assimilate and become active members of the wider New Zealand society and economy.

  • Education
  • Youth
  • Women
  • Sports

Education is a cornerstone AANZ strategy. AANZ is at the heart of initiating and implementing Afghan youth education programs that are focused on Afghan native languages of Dari and Pashto as well as Islamic religious classes. The program currently has 46 students.

Current Classes:

  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • Community Action Centre 766 Sandringham Road, Extn Mt Roskill, Auckland

    Contact: 
  • Phone: +64 9 281 5720
  • Mobile: +64 223 208 767
  • Email: info@techafghan.com

More classes at the Community Action Centre are planned for the near future. In addition, classes will also be initiated at the Wesley Community Hall, in Mt Roskill.

Afghan Youths are at the forefront of ANZ activities. Indeed, the current AANZ Executive Committee mainly consists of young Afghans whom predominantly studied in New Zealand.

Initiating youth programmes, mainly focused on education, cultural-religious values and sports, is a fundamental strategy of the new AANZ board.

Contact: 

  • Phone: +64 9 281 5720
  • Mobile: +64 22 320 8767
  • Email: info@techafghan.com 

AANZ has a long-standing Afghan women’s programme, focused on sewing classes, parenting and healthy living.

Fahima Saeid has made important contributions to the AANZ Women’s programme. She is the current coordinator of the programme.

Current Programme:

  • Friday 5:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Wesley Community Centre
  • 740 Sandringham Road Extn Mt Roskill, Auckland

    Contact:
  • Phone: +64 9 281 5720
  • Mobile: +64 223 208 767
  • Email: info@techafghan.com 

AANZ has taken important steps in establishing a variety of sport programmes for the Afghan community, including soccer, volleyball, kickboxing and cricket.

Contact:

  • Phone: +64 9 281 5720
  • Mobile: +64 223 208 767
  • Email: info@afghanistan.co.nz 

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New Refugees

Settling in a new country is not always easy. AANZ is keen to help newcomer Afghan refugees to gain easy access to information and services they need to help them settle in their new community.