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Danish community in New Zealand

There is a small Danish community in New Zealand, descended from a group of early settlers who came out to clear thick North Island bush in the middle of the 19th century, and stayed on to found settlements such as Dannevirke and Norsewood.

For further information about the Danish people who migrated to New Zealand, please visit Te Ara (The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand).

New Zealand clubs and organisations for Danes or people with connections to Denmark

The Danish Society Inc Auckland
PO Box 12 279
Penrose
Auckland
Website:http://danishsociety.org.nz

The Danish Society Hamilton
c/- Counter Mail
Waikato Mail Centre
150 London Street
Hamilton
Website:http://hamilton.danish.org.nz

In addition, there are a number of organisations catering for the Scandinavian countries more broadly, including:

New Zealand Scandinavia Business Association
Website: www.scandinavia.org.nz

Wairarapa Scandinavian Club
Contact:

Dannevirke Scandinavian Club
c/- 42 McPhee Street
Dannevirke
New Zealand
email:

The Otago Scandinavian Club Inc.
Contact:

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