Wahida Zahedi

Wahida Zahedi is a former refugee from Afghanistan, now working as a case worker with New Zealand Red Cross helping new arrivals get set up in Christchurch. In her piece, she talks about her journey from her village to Christchurch, the overwhelming response from Kiwis to support our Muslim communities and her love for Christchurch as her home.

Jun 20, 2019

World Refugee Day: 'Mum, I am safe in a country called New Zealand'

Wahida Zahedi’s love for Christchurch began with a postcard of the Port Hills, sent from almost 14,700km away. This World Refugee Day, she shares her journey from Afghanistan to her new home.

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