New Zealand



Photo courtesy of Christine Valverde

Kia ora! 

Welcome to the Democrats Abroad New Zealand page.  We are the official country committee for American Democrats living in New Zealand.  Here you will find information about our upcoming events across the country and how to contact the DANZ Executive Committee.

Feel free to get in touch with any of us if you have questions, suggestions, or just want to meet up for a cuppa.

Please send press inquiries here.

Don't forget to join DANZ on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DemsAbroadNZ!


Christine Valverde, Chairperson
Democrats Abroad New Zealand


DA New Zealand Leadership:

Christine Valverde
| Chairperson
Bradford Weekly
| Vice-Chairperson
Christen Reed
| Secretary-Treasurer
Kate Lewis
| At-Large Member
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    Upcoming Events

    Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 02:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 9 rsvps
    Zoom (RSVP for the Zoom Link) in Washington, DC

    DA Australia/New Zealand Tax Advocacy Webinar: What Is DA Fighting For in 2021 - Tue 16 Nov 2am US ET

    In this ground-breaking year for progressive legislation Democrats Abroad is working hard to achieve consequential tax reform for Americans abroad.  Come hear from DA Taxation Task Force Chair Carmelan Polce about the work the Tax Task Force is doing to persuade Congress to include tax relief for Americans abroad in 2021 legislation. 


    Congressional work on tax legislation in 2021 - state of play

    DA Tax Reform Recommendations

    DA Strategy for Achieve Tax Relief for Americans Abroad in 2021



    You can also read about the work on the posting on the taxation page of the DA website entitled "WHAT ARE WE FIGHTING FOR IN 2021".

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