Kurds in New Zealand

Kurds in New Zealand
Regions with significant populations
Kurdish, New Zealand English, (some knowledge of Turkish, Arabic and Persian)
Majority Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Iranian people

Kurds in New Zealand may refer to people born in or residing in the New Zealand of Kurdish origin.

As of the 2013 census, there were 720 Kurds living in New Zealand (828 people listed themselves as Kurdish speakers).[1]


  1. 1 2 "2013 Census totals by topic – tables (Excel, 59 sheets, 1.54MB)". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 31 July 2014.

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