News

Thank you for your support to PANZ towards holding free food drive on Saturday 02 October 2021. PANZ believes in social cohesion and have effectively operated several campaigns to support wider communities. Food drives are a critical part of our mission of helping families and community members who need food and a little extra support in difficult times. We know it is an effective way to support our neighbouring communities in need. PANZ food distribution camp was set up yesterday […]

Read More

Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ) would like to extend its sorrow and grief in relation to the incident which took place in Lynnmall, New Lynn, Auckland. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called it a terrorist attack. Prime Minister has further stated that the attack did not represent a religious or faith motive, rather it was an ideology of an individual. We are disheartened and saddened to hear the news of this cowardly terrorist attack today at the Lynnmall. Our […]

Read More

Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ) has now started Urdu classes for Community children taught by Mrs Sania Ashraf. On Saturday 28 August, PANZ had its firstΒ  online Urdu class from 12 to 1pm and it was attended by 48 children. Children learned 10 Alphabets of Urdu language, with words starting from those alphabets, and children learned how to write their names in Urdu in their first session. Ms Ashraf taught children how to introduce themselves in Urdu and shared […]

Read More

Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ) held Pakistan Independence Day celebrations in Auckland on 14th August 2021. The event presented a carnival for over 2,000 persons from various walks of life. The venue was set up with a variety of stalls selling Pakistani food, arts and craft, Hina and other items from Pakistan. An exhibition showcasing Pakistani culture, calligraphy, Kashmir stall was presented at the entrance of the venue. The function area was decorated with Pakistani colours, flags and sponsors’ […]

Read More

Asalaam-o-Alaikum / Kia Ora Dear Community Members, In response to today’s government Covid19 lockdown announcement, PANZ is reactivating its Covid19 assistance plan for the community. Please find the attached contact details for each region. Please do not hesitate to contact regional representatives or contact us at the PANZ email address if you require any assistance. To recap, The New Zealand government announced today that all of NZ is in Level 4 lockdown for 3 days, Auckland and Coromandel are in […]

Read More

Dear Community Members Asalaam-o-Alaikum / Kia Ora Would you like to have a smile which only gold and diamonds can bring? To celebrate our Independence Day as well as the launch of criminal legal practice Gul Law, PANZ in collaboration with Gul Law is giving one lucky winner a beautiful gold diamond ring. With just 5 weeks to enter, simply complete the form below to be in with a chance of winning this diamond moment. The draw will be on […]

Read More

Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ) organised Eid Ul Fitre Eid Millan event at Westlake Boys High School, North Shore Auckland on Saturday 5 June 2021. The purpose of the event was to organise a community meet and greet after the Eid Ul Fitre and after everyone had gone through their own Eid catch-ups. Pakistan community had shown an overwhelming interest in the event. Over 330 Pakistani community members including community elders, and families with children attended the event. Guests […]

Read More

  Assallam-o-Alaikum / Kia Ora Dear Community Members, Pakistan Association New Zealand cordially invites you and your Whānau to join us on the festivity of Chand Raat (night of the new moon marking the end of Ramadan month). Chand Raat Festival is open to everyone, and its prime objectives are to promote friendship, understanding, interfaith harmony, and multiculturalism for people of all backgrounds. Event Details: Date: Saturday, 8th May 2021 Time: 06.00 PM to 10.00 PM Address: Zayed College, 44 […]

Read More

Assallam-o-Alaikum / Kia Ora Respected Community Members, Subject: Family one dish Iftar get-together PANZ women wing wishes the community a very blessed Ramadan. This month of fasting is also a time for reflection, focus and appreciating the human values given by our religion. PANZ women wing is organising the one dish iftar get-together on Friday 30 April at Mount Albert Hall. All community members are invited to please join & make it a memorable Ramadan. Dates, Pakoras, Samosas, Cutlery & […]

Read More

Assallam-o-Alaikum / Kia Ora Respected Community Members, PANZ – Otago Pakistan National Day (23 March) Celebrations Pakistan Association of New Zealand (PANZ) – Otago celebrated 23 March, Pakistan National Day in Dunedin on Saturday 10 April 2021. The event was held at historical building of Dunedin Railway Station. H.E. High Commissioner for Pakistan Murad Ashraf Janjua, PANZ President Mr Naveed Hamid, Member of Parliament Labour Ingrid Leary, Chancellor Otago University Dr Royden Someville QC, Dunedin City Counsellor Steve Walker, New […]

Read More

CHANGE THEIR WORLD. CHANGE YOURS. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING.