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Dunedin Korean Language & Culture Society

In 2019, we launched Korean language and culture-centered programs in Dunedin under the auspices of Dunedin Korean Society – Korean Culture Group, which was subsequently rebranded as Dunedin Korean Language & Culture Society. This rebranding aimed to enhance participation from New Zealanders interested in Korean language and culture, thereby broadening engagement with the society’s activities

Who are we: 

Dunedin Korean Language & Culture Society is a Korean culture – centred community group. Our kaupapa is to support Korean-Kiwis to enjoy a higher level of wellbeing with a platform of learning English and Kiwi culture along with creating new style of Korean culture adapted to Kiwi lifestyle in New Zealand. This platform also serves for Kiwis who are interested in Korean drama, music, foods to learn Korean culture and language. The society offers weekly Korean language class 서당, radio show K-Talk, food, music, and dancing workshops. We also celebrate annual cultural events such as Seollal 설날 and Chuseok 추석. Membership not limited to Koreans. We are inclusive. All welcome.

Visit our facebook page for more information about our programmes and events we are running.

What Dunedin means to us:

Dunedin is a home of Korean-Kiwis and also Kiwi-Koreans who are keen to enjoy Korean culture centred-life style in Aotearoa. In Korean cultural context we value the space in time and relationship because it helps people to be better prepared to foster more manaakitanga (hospitality, kindness, generosity, support – the process of showing respect, generosity and care for others) in relationship building. Dunedin is the best place in Aotearoa for Korean-Kiwis and Kiwi-Koreans to taste genuine slow-paced-Korean culture. 고맙습니다 Kia Ora.