Romanian-NZ Adoptee & NZ Ambassador

Alex Kuch

Alex Kuch is an Romanian born, German-New Zealand adoption figure. Kuch was born in the town of Cluj-Napoca, Romania in the Transylvania region. He was adopted by his German family in 1997 and then moved to New Zealand with his family in 2006. In 2018 Kuch was made a semi-finalist for Young New Zealander of the year, as part of the 2018 New Zealander of the Year Awards.

Alex has been involved with I’m Adopted since we established in 2015. Alex has been a huge part of our community, helping with events, talks with other adoptees and providing that support.

Official Social Links

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Instagram @nzalexkuch

Contact Alex

Selected Sources and News Links
Alex Kuch – Toastmaters International (Finding Camaraderie in a New Country)
Orphan makes a plea for others (
A Romanian family in France is fighting the law to adopt the girl it had in foster care. (
How International Adoption Changed My Life (TEDxUPM)
AIMES Service to the Community Award 2018 Article
When love changes everything (
Romanian adoptee defies odds to complete degree (
Adopted Romanian orphan aware he ‘could still be stuck there’ (1News TVNZ New Zealand)
I’m Adopted – Viewing Adoption as Young Adults with Alex Kuch (Discussion)
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