Former Afghan interpreters ‘in no man’s land’ and desperate for mental health support

Former Afghan interpreters in New Zealand are struggling to cope with the after-effects of war. While nightmares and panic attacks keep some from sleeping, others rely on …

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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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Citizenship Ceremony Photos

Photos by: Right Honorable David Bannett (MP Hamilton East)

Citizenship Ceremony by Hamilton City Council

Photos: Hamilton City Council

Citizenship Ceremony

Photos by Jovi Abellanosa

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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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Former refugees give back through volunteering

It’s 7am and the sun has barely peeked over the horizon. But Raza is already at the base of the Hakarimata Summit Track, fastening his …

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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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