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New Zealand Expats in Afghanistan?

Connect with fellow New Zealanders in Afghanistan
Get information in our Afghanistan guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Afghanistan

Kentaro Tanaka

"I was the first employee my company sent to Kabul, but InterNations provided me with a great network of expats."

Li Mei Tuan

"It was not easy to go to Kabul with my husband, but the InterNations expat community helped me tremendously."

InterNations – Bringing Together New Zealanders Living in Afghanistan

Interested in meeting fellow New Zealanders in Afghanistan? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your New Zealand countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the central highlands with other New Zealand expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Afghanistan or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in New Zealand, InterNations Afghanistan offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of New Zealand expats in Afghanistan among our members, coming from various regions all over New Zealand - from Auckland, over Wellington to Christchurch.

Meet other New Zealanders at our events in Afghanistan

Attend our monthly events and activities for New Zealanders expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Afghanistan Expat Guides

  • Moving to Afghanistan

    Before starting your adventure in the country, it's best to learn more about your future home, its people, and of course also how to obtain the right visa! Our article on moving to Afghanistan has you covered with all this info and more!
  • Living in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan may not be an obvious choice of destination for expats, but there are still those drawn by the lively and multicultural heritage to live in Afghanistan and help the nation reach its former glory. Get prepared by reading up on healthcare, education, and more in our guide.
  • Working in Afghanistan

    If you want to look for a job in Afghanistan, learn more about the opportunities and threats of job-seeking as an expat in our article. Explore the local economy and the leading sectors and be aware of the difficulties and the permits in order to avoid further stress!

Get Tips and Info on Life in Afghanistan from New Zealand Expats

Being an expat in Afghanistan means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your New Zealand compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Afghan people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other New Zealanders in Afghanistan is a breeze, no matter if you are in Ghazni, Kabul, Konduz or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of New Zealanders in Kabul, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for New Zealand food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the New Zealand InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from New Zealand.
  • Our Afghanistan Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get pavlova in Kabul...
  • The InterNations Places database for Afghanistan helps you find institutions like the nearest New Zealand embassy.

From the central highlands to the Hindukush mountain areas, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly New Zealand expats in Afghanistan.

Meet Fellow New Zealanders in Afghanistan at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Afghanistan is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous qabili palau, Afghanistan’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Kabul’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow New Zealanders in Kabul and discover Herat's Friday Mosque and deserted citadel, the impressively tiled Blue Mosque at Mazar e-Sharif, and other impressive landmarks across Afghanistan.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from New Zealand and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Hello from our New Zealanders living in Afghanistan!