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  • Andrey Vasilyev

    I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides.

InterNations – The Place for New Zealanders Living in Switzerland

Want to connect with the expat community of New Zealanders in Switzerland? Looking for New Zealand compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other New Zealand expats to go on an excursion to the mountain resort of Zermatt with?

InterNations Switzerland offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Switzerland or are still in New Zealand planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of New Zealand expats in Switzerland is going very strong, with members having roots all across New Zealand - from Christchurch, over Auckland to Wellington.

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    From New Zealand, living in Zurich
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Meet other New Zealanders in Switzerland

Meet other New Zealanders at our events in Switzerland

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

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow New Zealanders in our Switzerland expat forums.

Ask experienced New Zealand expats in Switzerland!

  • Where can I find New Zealand food?
  • Where can I meet other New Zealanders?
  • Are there New Zealand schools in my city?

Find other New Zealanders to share your hobbies with

Tips and Advice on Switzerland from Your Fellow New Zealand Expats

Obviously, expat life in Switzerland goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow New Zealanders is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Swiss mentality and way of life. New Zealanders in Switzerland are a part of our community, calling cities such as Geneva, Bern, Zurich, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow New Zealanders in Zurich, for example.

Wondering where to shop for New Zealand delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Swiss InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from New Zealand.
  • On the Switzerland Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get pavlova in Zurich, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Switzerland has information on the nearest New Zealand embassy and many other institutions.

From the mountain resort of Zermatt to Interlaken, the outdoor and action sports capital of Switzerland, you can meet supportive and friendly New Zealand expats in Switzerland on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow New Zealanders in Switzerland

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Switzerland. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Swiss rösti, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Zurich’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Switzerland? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the mountain ranges of the Jura Vaudois and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from New Zealand and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hello from our New Zealanders living in Switzerland!

  • Andrey Vasilyev

    I was able to connect with other expats in Zurich who enjoy cycling as much as I do and organize weekly rides.

  • Elin Gustavson

    At the first InterNations event that I attended, I met my wonderful partner. We now live together in a flat next to the Limmat.

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