East Auckland Newcomers Network
Upcoming Events in Auckland
East Auckland is an area of Auckland, New Zealand, characterised as a socio-economically mixed urban area with a relatively large multi-cultural population. East Auckland has a sweeping coastline with spectacular views across the Hauraki gulf. The East Auckland area includes the suburbs of Howick, Pakuranga, Half Moon Bay, Mt Wellington, Dannemora, Greenmount, Highland Park, Bucklands Beach & other suburbs in this area.
Our Coordinator: Zanele
Hi, I’m Zanele and I live in Flatbush, Auckland. My family moved to New Zealand from the Kingdom of Eswatini in Southern Africa in 2005. I enjoy the multicultural nature of New Zealand and I’m always drawn to people new in the area or new in the country.
In 2012, my family and I lived in Tauranga and I was part of the Tauranga Regional Multicultural Council and the Newcomers Network there. It was a beautiful experience, so that when we decided to come back to Auckland I looked for something similar.
I am currently also part of the Genenow Financial Literacy Trust, a charity seeking to see people making wise choices with their money and realising their worth with the banks and offering practical money saving solutions to individuals and families. I also volunteer for a charity called DaysforGirls, which empowers girls and women through quality menstrual care solutions, health education and income-generation opportunities.
I look forward to meeting Auckland East Newcomers and locals who are happy to share their experiences with others.
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