Ayubowan, Welcome, Kia Ora, Wanakkam!
Welcome to the official web site of Sri Lanka Association Of New Zealand
Culture is the anchor that helps establish our identity. It is also the heritage we tend to lose when migrating to another country. In June 2004, The Sri Lanka Association of New Zealand (SLANZ) was established by a group of concerned Sri Lankans, to help fill this gap in New Zealand. The Sri Lanka Association of New Zealand “SLANZ” Incorporated was established in 2004 by the Sri Lankan community in Wellington.
- Our Objectives
- Promote, facilitate, and support social, cultural and aesthetic interests of members of the Association and the community
- Promote and serve the lawful interests of members of the Association
- Establish social and cultural links with the Tangata Whenua and other cultural and social groups in New Zealand
- To create social and cultural environment among the Sri Lankan community with a view to providing all facilities to apply, learn and practise traditional values and customs of Sri Lanka.
The link below gives you details where Sri Lankan citizens wanting to return home can register their interest.
The High Commission is collating this information in order to get some idea of the magnitude of this issue. Anyone who has contacted me direct has been given this link.