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  • Join exciting events and activities

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  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations – The Place for New Zealanders Living in the UAE

Want to connect with the expat community of New Zealanders in the United Arab Emirates? 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 tiny emirate of Ajman with?

InterNations the UAE offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in the UAE 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 the UAE 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 Abu Dhabi
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    From New Zealand, living in Abu Dhabi
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    From New Zealand, living in Dubai
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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 UAE expat forums.

  • School
    3 replies
    Jan 15, 10:22 AM
    Community member

    Many thanks. I really appreciate your help. Not easy at all however I think we have found a solution (fingers crossed). Thanks again

  • Any Kiwis about keen for a drink?
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    Jan 8, 4:37 AM
    Community member

    Not a kiwi, neither a drinker.... but homesick :/... I CAN UNDERSTAND =D....

  • Banking in Dubai
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    Aug 17, 12:30 PM
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    I would say, my experience with HSBC has been amazingly superb since last six years. The good thing I found in HSBC, they really treat the customers very well and the staff is very well behaved and …

Ask experienced New Zealand expats in the United Arab Emirates!

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

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Tips and Advice on the UAE from Your Fellow New Zealand Expats

Obviously, expat life in the UAE 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 Emirati mentality and way of life. New Zealanders in the UAE are a part of our community, calling cities such as Dubai, Sharyah, Abu Dhabi, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow New Zealanders in Abu Dhabi, 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 Emirati InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from New Zealand.
  • On the the UAE 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 Abu Dhabi, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for the UAE has information on the nearest New Zealand embassy and many other institutions.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, you can meet supportive and friendly New Zealand expats in the UAE on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow New Zealanders in the UAE

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Emirati shawarma, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover the UAE? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the only 7 star hotel in the world 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 the UAE!

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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