Aotearoa New Zealand's ethnic communities include anyone who identifies their ethnicity as:
Based on the 2018 Census, ethnic communities make up around a fifth of New Zealand’s population, almost a million people. This includes new and temporary migrants, former refugees, asylum-seekers, long-term settlers and those born in New Zealand.
They are an incredibly diverse group, representing over 200 ethnicities and speaking over 170 languages.
You can find out more using the Ethnic Communities’ Data Dashboard. Created in partnership with Statistics New Zealand, it is an interactive tool that allows you access to information on ethnic communities in Aotearoa New Zealand. You can use it to create comprehensive information on ethnicity, religion, and language – at national and regional levels.
Welcome to the Community Directory, a register of ethnic community organisations and support services.
If your organisation would like to be included in the directory, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Auckland Tibetan Association||Community involvement for the Auckland Tibetan community||Auckland||Community Services||09 483 6066||View|
|Auckland Welsh Club Inc||All persons of Welsh descent or birth, or any persons interested in all things Welsh, shall be eligible for membership of the Auckland Welsh Club.||www.aucklandwelshclub.com||Auckland||Arts & Culture||09 524 7767||View|
|Azerbaijan - New Zealand Friendship Society||The Azerbaijan-New Zealand Friendship Society has had years of experience working with Azerbaijan.||azerbaijanz.com||Auckland||Community Services||027 656 1900||View|
|Baha'i Faith New Zealand||www.bahai.org.nz||Auckland||Faith Group||09 522 4123
0800 224 247
|Belong Aotearoa (Formerly known as Auckland Regional Migrant Services)||Belong Aotearoa (Formerly known as ARMS) is a specialist settlement agency that focuses on addressing the root and systemic causes of “pain points” and barriers to successful settlement and integration for newcomers.||settlement.org.nz||Auckland||Community Services||09 625 2440||View|
|Between the Waters' Polish Legacy in NZ Charitable Trust||Our objectives are to advocate & support any interest in heritage of Polish Settlers in NZ; To promote & encourage an understanding and acceptance of Polish heritage as a part of New Zealand||Canterbury||Education, Arts & Culture||027 497 2522||View|
|Brasileirinho NZ||Brasileirinho NZ is a non for profit community group, that aims to maintain and promote the Brazilian culture and language (Portuguese) in New Zealand.||brasileirinho.org.nz||Auckland||Women, Youth, Community Services, Education, Arts & Culture, Migrant, Recreation, Sport||View|
|Bulwagan Foundation Trust||Bulwagan is a not-for-profit organisation. Everything we do is for the benefit of the community. The Trust organises two major festival annually - The Philippine Festival and Pasko - A Filipino Christmas Festival.||www.bulwagan.org.nz||Wellington/Kapiti||Community Services||027 349 9596||View|
|ChangeMakers Resettlement Forum||ChangeMakers Resettlement Forum is a rights-based, non-government organisation (NGO) representing 14 refugee-background communities in Wellington, New Zealand. We work towards our vision of New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participate fully in New Zealand life through community development, research and advocacy....||crf.org.nz||Wellington/Kapiti||Community Services||04 801 5812||View|
|Chao Shan General Association of New Zealand||Chao Shan General Association of New Zealand (CSGANZ) was officially founded in 2014. It focuses on serving the Teochew community in New Zealand.||csga.co.nz||Auckland||Community Services||09 636 8888
021 388 516