Emilia Hammerton, Sto Lat!

A sincere Sto Lat and congratulations to Pani Emilia née Szczecina Hammerton, whose family and friends never sang truer words at her 100th birthday party yesterday. She was born on 30 May 1924, in Sudół, Poland, and was 15 when occupying German soldiers captured her, and others – including her future first husband Józef Cyckoma…

Roman Drecki

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Roman Drecki. He died at his home on the 9th November 2023. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Roman by Fr Alfredo Garcia at St Thomas More Catholic Church, Glenfield, Auckland, on Thursday 16th November at 11am. The Rosary will commence 30…

“It seemed right.”

Nina Tomaszyk arrived at our AGM last Sunday with the intention of becoming more involved in the Auckland Polish Association, maybe joining the committee. When no one come forward to be the new president, she put her hand up. She was challenged, the 27 APA members at the meeting, together with their 13 proxies, went…

Merry Christmas – Wesołych Świąt

Greetings to all our members. As Christmas is upon us, I thank all members and friends of the Auckland Polish Association for their support and participation in the events we held this year.  We enjoyed connecting with many of you again in person and celebrating our heritage and community at events held in the Polish House. Have a fabulous time…