Auckland Swiss Club

Auckland Sails © auckland-west.co.nz
Auckland Sails © auckland-west.co.nz

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-west.co.nz
Auckland at dusk © auckland-west.co.nz

Your Swiss Club committee

 

Click here for the pdf file of the Auckland Swiss Club rules:

AUCKLAND CLUB RULES

 

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Upcoming Events
Mar
2
Sat
7:00 pm FASNACHT – CARNIVAL @ Swiss Farm Kaukapakapa
FASNACHT – CARNIVAL @ Swiss Farm Kaukapakapa
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 12:00 am
FASNACHT AT THE FARM – Rapson Rd, Kaukapakapa Get your best fancy dress and masks on and come join us for a night of food, music and fun. Member $20, member child $5 Non-member $30, non-member child $10 Contact Lisa for tickets lisa.tobler@swiss.org.nz Cash bar and food on site Campsites available.
Mar
8
Fri
7:30 pm Jass @ Danish House
Jass @ Danish House
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm
Come and join us for our regular Jass evenings. They are usually held every 2nd Friday from February to November. We meet at 19.30 at the Danish Hall and play 6 rounds of 8 games, followed by supper and a chat. Contributions to supper and / or prizes are always welcome. Any questions can be[...]
Apr
7
Sun
9:00 am Working Bee @ Swiss Farm
Working Bee @ Swiss Farm
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am
Working Bee in preparation for 1st August bonfire and other general maintenance.  Hopefully with many hands this will be completed by lunchtime.  Please contact Ernst if you can attend 09 428 5687 or email ernst.lanz@swiss.org.nz
Apr
12
Fri
7:30 pm Jass @ Danish House
Jass @ Danish House
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm
Come and join us for our regular Jass evenings. They are usually held every 2nd Friday from February to November. We meet at 19.30 at the Danish Hall and play 6 rounds of 8 games, followed by supper and a chat. Contributions to supper and / or prizes are always welcome. Any questions can be[...]
Apr
28
Sun
9:00 am Cowbell Semi-Final @ Swiss Farm Kaukapakapa
Cowbell Semi-Final @ Swiss Farm Kaukapakapa
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
This is the Society Games Semi Final between Auckland & Hamilton – this year to be held in Hamilton. The winner of today will be in the Final against the winner between Taranaki & Wellington. The Final of the Society Games will be held on Queens Birthday Weekend on Sunday, 2nd June in Wellington The[...]
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