Kannada, Kannadiga, Kannadigaru, Karnataka,

Kannadigarella ondaagi Kannadavannu ulisona, kalisona and belesona

Welcome to the New Zealand Kannada Koota

Welcome to the New Zealand Kannada Koota, an association of
New Zealand residents hailing from the Kannada speaking state of Karnataka in India.

The aim of our Koota is to promote, preserve and maintain the cultural and linguistic

heritage of Karnataka, to foster the interests of Kannadigas, and to enrich the diverse

cultural mosaic of New Zealand with the best of Indian traditions.

Koota Objectives

  • To promote, foster and maintain the cultural and linguistic heritage and interest of people from Karnataka.
  • To promote friendship and respect between members of the Koota and the people of New Zealand.
  • To keep alive and promote customs, traditions and culture of India and of Karnataka amongst the younger generation of Koota families.
  • To help in the settling in of new immigrants from Karnataka.
  • To liaise and cooperate with similar communities and societies in New Zealand and in India.
  • To provide interested people and organisations with information about the Karnataka people and culture.




December 23, 2007 Posted by | New Zealand Kannada Koota | 2 Comments