BNZ offered him a job as a teller.
Russian population in new zealand Androsov turned down the role and started his hew business instead. He says the first three years were not easy. The council organised the first meeting of Russian compatriots in Rosedale on March Delegates from 37 Russian associations from around the country took part in the congress and the concert that followed.
Many more who could not attend sent letters of support. Dr Androsov hopes the congress will become an annual event.Why Men Fear Women
It is important for Russian people to join together and keep the culture alive, he says. His family arrived in New Zealand on his son's sixth birthday.
His daughter was a toddler and both children can now speak Russian but their vocabulary is limited.
The Coordination Council has organised free Russian lessons and art, maths and computer classes all taught in the language. The teachers are volunteers and the council does not receive any financial support.
It's absolutely free. Many parents can't pay so much for education," Dr Androsov says.Online Wife Order
The council meetings in Rosedale attract about 45 people every week. Dr Androsov says many people still do not know about the Russian community.
He first came to New Zealand to study English. Being far away from the rest of the world is an advantage rather than a disadvantage, he says.
It's just paradise. People are extremely friendly - everyone's smiling.
But the climate took him years to get used to. New Zealand is always summer for me.
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Vadim Androsov moved from Russia to New Zealand with his family almost 11 years ago.