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Swiss Kiwi Yodel Group

The Swiss Kiwi Yodel Group is a fun group of guys that really bring on the homesickness when singing their wonderful Swiss Yodels. After some recent changes we are eager to start afresh with a lovely repertoire of Swiss songs and yodels. A few of the yodlers also play some amazing tunes on their alphorns. 
We are always looking for new members (native swiss language would be preferred )

Check out their new website: http://yodelgroup.wix.com/swiss-kiwi-yodlers

The Swiss Kiwi Yodel Group can be contacted as follows:

Erich Widmer on 09 627 9611 or email erich.widmer@swiss.org.nz
Menk Abplanalp on 09 445 0096 or email menk.abplanalp@swiss.org.nz
Oscar Roggen by email on oscar.roggen@swiss.org.nz

Swiss Kiwi Yodling Group © auckland-west.co.nz
Alphornblaeser © auckland-west.co.nz

Ladies Singing Group

We are a group of a good dozen Swiss women and meet twice a month in Glenfield. Our repertoire consists of a big variety of mainly Swiss and German songs. Many are traditional ones, but we are learning some more contemporary tunes too. We are often accompanied by our professional pianist, sometimes we sing a capella, or with ukuleles or guitar. Occasionally the recorders and flutes come out.

We value our singing, but what is just as important is our camaraderie and friendship. But we do make a point of having an extended cup of tea with some treat in the second half of the Tuesday evenings, where we exchange some of our joys and worries.

Our group neither has a charter nor a membership fee. We do have a folder where we keep our 140 or so songs. It is always a work in progress, as new ones are added, and less popular ones taken off.
Usually we take the plunge and perform twice a year – on the National Day celebration and at our Christmas Carol singing.

Sounds like this might be you? Feel free to come along. Contact any of our members or:
Edith Hess 09 444 6972 / 021 154 7537 edith.hess@swiss.org.nz
Nelly Steinemann 09 479 4038 / 021 892 727 nelly.steinemann@swiss.org.nz

Ladies Singing Group At Swiss National Day
Ladies Singing Group At Swiss National Day
Ladies Singing Group – enjoying their practice night

Auckland Guggemusik

Guggemusik Auckland is the only Swiss style carnival band in New Zealand. They play an interesting mix of modern and traditional music and are predominately made up of brass instruments and percussion. Guggemusik have an infectious nature to their music and although not ‘note perfect’ the music is high energy and fun and leaves a lasting impression on audiences.

Currently made up of approximately 25 members, they are always looking for more people to join in the fun! If you are interested email info@carnivalband.co.nz.

Visit the website for information on recent performances and to see photos and videos www.carnivalband.co.nz.

Guggemusik - Auckland
Guggemusik Auckland
Guggemusik - All Blacks Parade
Guggemusic at the All Blacks Parade
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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.
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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[...]
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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
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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
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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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