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…

Marysia Jaśkiewicz

Marysia née Dac Jaśkiewicz—for many years a stalwart member of our Auckland Polish Association—died on 10 June 2022. One of the youngest of the Polish orphans who became known as the “Pahiatua children,” Pani Marysia arrived in New Zealand with her older sister, Aniela, in November 1944. They, and 836 other Polish children and adults,…

Looking for translators/ Potrzebujemy tłumaczy

Readers of our website may have noticed that we have removed the translator button from our menu. It was not a decision made lightly. Having an algorithm translating for one is so much easier than actually doing the hard graft—and it is instant. We noticed, however—and have been told—that the “instant” translations of our stories…