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National Hindi Language Week, 7th-14th September, 2018


Hindi is ranked the 3rd most spoken language of Auckland and the 4th language of New Zealand. 

The Hindi Language and Culture Trust of New Zealand has been promoting the Hindi Language since 2009. The Trust is preparing a submission to ask the government to include Hindi into the school curriculum.

Download the events flyer here (pdf)


Cultural Evening - 7th September, 2018, 7pm–10pm 

Papatoetoe High School, Nicholson Avenue, Papatoetoe, Auckland 

Performances are restricted to students only. Approximately 400 people are entertained every year with nearly 20 stunning performances. All participants are awarded a Certificate of Participation.This is a family fun and enjoyable cultural evening. Tea/Coffee/Juice and dinner are available to all.  Supported the Indian High Commission each year.

CONTACT: Co-ordinator Renu Lata on 0211610492 or rlata@royaloakint.school.nz 

School Based Programme,10th – 14th September, 2018 

Resources are provided to schools for 10-15 minutes lessons, which incorporate Hindi, English, Maori, Samoan and Tongan languages so that students can make connections. 

CONTACT: Co-ordinator Satya Dutt on 021 2613158 or satyadutt@hotmail.com  


Speeches in Primary, Intermediate and High School categories. All speakers receive a Certificate of Participation. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place-getters receive trophies they can keep permanently. Approximately 30 speakers from 15 schools participate every year. Everyone is served with lunch. 

CONTACT: Co-ordinator Praveena Prasad on 021 2613158 or praveena_prasad1@yahoo.com.au 


Free Family Event   Free Entertainment   Free Parking   Free Refreshments & Food