Nepalese New Zealanders
|Regions with significant populations|
|Auckland · Hamilton|
|English · Nepali · Maithili|
|Hinduism · Buddhism · Kirant Mundhum · Islam · Christianity|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Non Resident Nepali|
Many Nepalese New Zealanders work in the dairy industry while there are others who are scholars, social workers and professors.
Hamilton has a small Nepalese community, with some families having gained permanent residence and citizenship, and there are others with student visas.
In the years since 2009, there has been a dramatic increase in Nepalese international students in New Zealand.
The annual "Nepal Festival", organized by the various Nepali Community Organizations in New Zealand, was first held in Auckland in 2009, showcasing Nepalese culture including activities representing the different ethnicities of Nepal.