Auckland Swiss Club Address
PO Box 189
End of Rapson Road
Kaukapakapa (off Kahikatea Flat Road – approx. 4km)
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I'm a second generation Swiss aboard and have been involved in the Auckland Swiss Club, along with my family, for the last 7 years. Involvement in the Club is important for me, and my children, to connect with the history of my parents and family. All my grandparents are Swiss. Shooting days, society games and card evenings have been great for our whole family to connect with other Swiss and the culture we can only view through the people that we meet at Club events. See you soon at the next event.
Originally from Basel, I moved to Auckland in 2007. I enjoy checking out the National Parks in NZ (or further afield), exploring awesome beaches or reading a nice book. If you have any questions on the Swiss Club or would like to become a member, feel free to get in touch.
In 2013 I moved to Auckland from canton Bern together with my wife Victoria. I look forward to meeting you at an event soon. I enjoy coming together with other fellow Swiss people and the occasional practice of Bärndütsch. For any financial matters don’t hesitate to contact me.
We immigrated to New Zealand in 2002 but only joined the Swiss Club a few years later when I started bringing up my boys with "Bernduetsch". This seemed a bit hard to achieve without knowing anyone else who speaks Swiss German.
I've joined the Auckland Swiss Club committee in 2009 especially to organise events for families and younger members of the club. I got more and more involved with the Swiss community here in New Zealand and especially enjoy organising the Annual Swiss Market Day in Auckland.
Ernst Lanz is the Coordinator of the Farm Committee. Please contact him for any Farm related questions.
I am the only Kiwi on the team having married into the Swiss community in 1991. After spending 5 years in Switzerland, Dominic and I decided to return to NZ. Our children have grown up attending many Swiss events in Auckland and throughout the North Island. They have both attended Swiss Abroad camps and now one has made the move to live and work in CH. I hope to meet you soon at our next event.
After an extended holiday in New Zealand I fell in love with the country and its people. I decided to emigrated in 2011 and have been living in Auckland ever since. I very much enjoy the outdoors, reading a good book or watching a trashy movie. Every second Tuesday I catch up with the members of the Swiss Ladies Choir for some singing, chatting and awesome cakes. I look forward to meeting you on one of our events!
In 1989 I visited New Zealand the first time and knew I would be back. Almost every other year I was back and travelled more around the country … in 1995 I stayed and spent the first 5 years in Dunedin. Since 2000 I am a member of the Auckland Swiss Club and sing with the Sing-Fraue fortnightly. I enjoy the camaraderie and speaking Swiss on those evenings.