Ongoing Events


Starting February 2024

Women's Group: Focus on arts and crafts. Every Tuesday 6-8pm at Mangere East Community Centre, 372 Massey Road, Mangere East

Women's Group: Focus on wellbeing and empowerment. Every Friday 5.30-8pm at Yarnton House, 14 Erson Ave, Royal Oak, Auckland 1041

Men's Group: Focus on senior Afghan men and social cohesion. Every Tuesday at Wesley Community Centre, 740 Sandringham Road, Sandringham

Past Events


Women’s Leadership Camp, Whangaparaoa - 24 - 27 January 2022

Youth Leadership Camp, Army Bay - 25 - 27 March 2022

Eid Celebration - April 2022

Women’s Leadership Camp, Taupo - 3 - 6 June 2022

Matariki at Stardome, One Tree Hill - 6 July 2022

Wesley Development Project - August 2022. Two workshops to get input from refugee women about the future housing development and infrastructure in Wesley. Click here for more information on this project.

Afghanistan Independence Day - 20 August 2022. We celebrated Afghanistan’s Independence Day at the Mt Roskill War Memorial Hall with an evening of speeches, dance and music. Hon Phil Twyford, Associate Minister of Immigration, attended. We enjoyed delectable food and were pleased that so many of the community could be part of the celebration.

Youth Workshop - I Am Auckland, Auckland Council - October 2022

Homeland with Peter Gordon, food and cultural exchange, October 2022

Ōrākei Marae, welcome and cultural exchange, November 2022

Christmas Celebration, St Mark's Church, Remuera - December 2021 and December 2022


Women and Girls Leadership Camp, Waitangi, February 2023

NFACT AGM 2022, Yarnton House, February 2023

Nowruz (Persian New Year) Celebrations, Wesley Community Centre, March 2023

Market stall at World Cultural Festival, April 2023

NFACT Iftar dinner, April 2023

Pakuranga Marae visit for Matariki, June 2023

Beginners & Intermediate Sewing classes, throughout 2023

Edvance Business Starter course, throughout 2023

Afghanistan National Day celebrations, August 2023

PALMS Youth Camp in Rotorua, October 2023

Outdoor Exercise Class - Weekly at Wesley Community Centre
Outdoor Exercise Class

Weekly at Wesley Community Centre


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