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Afghan interpreter wants to bring family to safety

As the group of Afghan interpreters stood proudly on a Hamilton marae to receive citizenship of the country whose troops they’d risked their lives helping, …

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Afghan interpreters given New Zealand citizenship at Hamilton ceremony

In Bamiyan, a typical greeting would be: “Salam dooet e man”. On Friday morning, a group of Afghans who put themselves at risk to assist …

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5th Anniversary and Citizenship Ceremony 2018

Thank you for making our lives beautiful.   We are grateful to everyone who, somehow, has contributed in our lives in the past five years. …

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Afghan heroes honoured in Hamilton ceremony

Six years after arriving in New Zealand, three Afghan refugees have been recognised for their work with the New Zealand Defence Force. Abdul Satar Hussaini​, Diamond Kazimi​ and …

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Afghan interpreters given service medals

At a function in Hastings yesterday, the Chief of the New Zealand Army, Major General David Gawn, awarded Sayed Mohammed Ali Hussaini and Ajmal Ahmadi …

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Army salutes Afghan aides as nations do battle in Cup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Two Afghani interpreters who worked with the New Zealand Defence Force received medals for their service in a lively ceremony at Hastings City Art …

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NZ military medals awarded to Afghan interpreters

The men and their families are among dozens of Afghan interpreters who were allowed to resettle here in recognition of their service. Sayed Hussaini says …

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Afghan interpreters treated to special day out for Cricket World Cup

A warm welcome to the Afghani families

Heartfelt gratitude was shared on both sides at the powhiri welcoming Afghani interpreters to Hamilton.  The New Zealand Army awarded service medals to each of …

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Afghan interpreters welcomed to Hamilton

Raza Khadim will be a father in September. His wife is expecting a boy. It’s one reason why he’s thankful to be here, in Hamilton, …

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