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.

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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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    Keep Ohio Blue - VOTE in the November 2, 2021 Election

    Let’s Send More Ohio Democrats to Congress!
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    Keep Virginia Blue! - VOTE November 2, 2021 Election!

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    Upcoming Events

    Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 12:00 PM Wellington Time · 28 rsvps
    The Zoom Room in Online Only, New Zealand

    Critical Race Theory: A Panel Discussion

    What is Critical Race Theory? Why is it under attack by Conservatives?


    Critical Race Theory has been in the news a lot lately, even though it’s been discussed for years. And, of course, misinformation and disinformation abound. Democrats Abroad New Zealand and the Global Black Caucus are co-hosting a panel discussion on the topic that you won’t want to miss.


    Panelists include

    • Leedonal “Jazz” Moore, Chairperson of the Global Black Caucus
    • Antar Keith, Chairperson of the Reparations Task Force and GBC Steering Committee Reparations Lead
    • Sharon Hatchett, President of Together is Better Alliance
    • Gina Harris, NEA (National Education Association) Black Caucus Treasurer and Human and Civil Rights Committee Chair of the Illinois Education Association.

    Please join us for a robust discussion on 17 October 2021 at noon New Zealand Time.