Auckland Swiss Club

Auckland Sails ©
Auckland Sails ©

Isn’t it great to live in Auckland! It has so much to offer for everyone. Not many other cities are bordering two different oceans and have such beautiful harbours, an interesting landscape with some 60 volcanoes dotted all over and a wonderful mix of cultures. New Zealand is our home now – but Switzerland will always be part of our roots. Some of us are reminded of it many times a day, some just occasionally – when we don’t quite get a joke, when people comment on our accent despite our more or less perfect English, etc.  We feel it is paramount for us and our children to maintain the Swiss connection and tradition. What better way of doing this than joining the Auckland Swiss Club?

Our club is in its 50s, and yet very young. We have a membership of over 150.  Some of them are families, some individuals. They come from all walks of life.  Some have been born here, some arrived a couple of months ago.

We have a wonderful facility overlooking the bush in Kaukapakapa. The small hut was built quite a few decades ago and the pavilion was added to make it a pleasant place to relax in any weather. There is a playground and flying fox for the children to enjoy.  Also on this site there is a shooting range – if this is your passion please have a look at the shooting page and calendar.

A major highlight of the year is the annual Swiss Market Day, generally held at the beginning of May. It doesn’t get much “Swisser” than this – you don’t want to miss the next one!

The other highlights of the Auckland club are the annual 1.August National Day Celebration and the Swiss Santa, the only ‘REAL’ Santa, straight from the North Pole to the Swiss Farm.   And there are Jass nights, film evenings, walks, carol singing and more.

It needs a bit of work to keep all this happening. We are fortunate to have a dedicated committee, but are always looking for more ideas and more help. Please contact any of us if you would like to participate or have suggestions. We depend on you!

We look forward to seeing you at one of our next events!

Auckland at dusk ©
Auckland at dusk ©

Your Swiss Club committee


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Upcoming Events
9:00 am Working Bee @ Swiss Farm
Working Bee @ Swiss Farm
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am
Working Bee in preparation for summer functions and other general maintenance.  Hopefully with many hands this will be completed by lunchtime. LUNCH PROVIDED.  Please contact Ernst if you can attend 09 428 5687 or email
2:00 pm Picnic at the Swiss Farm @ Swiss Farm
Picnic at the Swiss Farm @ Swiss Farm
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm
  JOIN US FOR A RELAXED EVENING OF SUMMER FUN Shooting, kegeln, steinstossen (for fun or compete for medals and trophies) Delicious Swiss baking and Swiss sausages for sale Bar open till late. More info to follow CASH ONLY – NO EFTPOS AVAILABLE  
7:00 pm AGM 2021 @ Danish Club
AGM 2021 @ Danish Club
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Please come along to the AGM and hear what has happened in the past year and what is planned for the coming year. We are always happy to have more people join our committee – many hands make light work.
2:00 pm Swiss Society NZ AGM 2021 @ Hamilton
Swiss Society NZ AGM 2021 @ Hamilton
Jun 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Annual General Meeting of the Swiss Society of New Zealand will be hosted by the Hamilton Swiss Club on the 6 June 2021 at 2.00pm.  Members from the Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Taranaki Swiss Clubs together with Society Only members from throughout New Zealand are cordially invited to attend and participate in the discussions
6:00 pm National Day Celebration 2021 @ Swiss Farm
National Day Celebration 2021 @ Swiss Farm
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm
National Day Celebration 2021 @ Swiss Farm
This year we will be celebrating 1 August at the farm with a FONDUE and BONFIRE. Reservations ESSENTIAL – more details to come  
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