This programme aims to help you to know how to interact better. And to communicate with people from different cultures and backgrounds.
The Office of Ethnic Communities has a database of qualified
New Zealanders from ethnic communities that we recommend for State sector boards, committees and advisory boards.
The theme for Race Relations Day 2019 is our people, our cultures, our languages - o tātou iwi, ō tātou ahurea, ō tātou reo
our free guidelines provide practical advice on how to host a language celebration
We've updated our community directory, a register of ethnic community organisations and support services.
The Ethnic Communities Development Fund is a
contestable fund with a total of $520,000 to be distributed
in one funding round each year.
The fund will open on Wednesday 14 August 2019 and close
midnight Wednesday 25 September 2019.
Our vision is Flourishing ethnic diversity; thriving New Zealand.
Our purpose is to ensure ethnic communities are strong and connected and the benefits of ethnic diversity for New Zealand are realised.
Our mandated communities include migrants, refugees, long-term settlers, and those born in New Zealand who identify their ethnicity as: