Wahida Zahedi and Mehdi Azimi at the end of year celebration of Kateb Farsi School.
Nawruz (Persian and Afghan New Year) celebration at the Groynes. Pictured are Mehdi Azimi, the principal of Kateb Farsi School, and his wife, Wahida Zahedi.
Stage prepared for henna night, traditional pre-wedding celebration where the bride and groom decorate each other’s hands with henna. Pictured is Wahida Zahedi wearing a traditional Hazaragi garment.
Wahida Zahedi in the snowfall at Darfield. Being born in small rural village in Afghanistan, she used to play and get excited about the snow. Snow brings lots of happiness and laughter for her, but it...
Eid celebration in 2021 by the Hazara community at the Aurora Centre Burnside High School.
A student doing her speech at the end of year 2020 celebration for Kateb Farsi School.
A speech by Mehdi Azimi, principal of the Kateb Farsi School, at the end of year celebration in 2019.
Hazara men and boys partaking in a summer bike ride group acitivity at Parklands Beach.
Wahida Zahedi getting ready to do a presentation to Ashburton District Councillors about why refugees are fleeing Afghanistan. Ashburton was announced by the government as the new location where...
Mehdi Azimi with neighbours trying Afghan kebabs and naan bread. There are also Kiwi boiled vegetables.
A table set with traditional Afghani food.
The stage set up for a Hazara engagement party in Halswell.
Sina Bashir feeling hungry and having a bite of a home made naan bread.
View over the rooftops of New Regent Street, with Armagh Street buildings behind. In the foreground is Jawad Rabani.
Closeup of a Jawad Rabani overlooking New Regent Street and Armagh Street.
Wahida Zahedi and Hero Modares standing next to a haftsin table at the Canterbury Kia Ora Academy Nowruz celebration held at Tūranga.