Aotearoa New Zealand's ethnic communities

Aotearoa New Zealand's ethnic communities are an incredibly diverse group, representing over 200 ethnicities and speaking over 170 languages. Ethnic communities include anyone who identifies their ethnicity as:

  • African.
  • Asian.
  • Continental European.
  • Latin-American.
  • Middle-Eastern.
Data dashboard v2

Ethnic Communities Data Dashboard

Created in partnership with Statistics New Zealand, the Ethnic Communities Data Dashboard is an interactive tool that allows you to access 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.

Community Directory

The Community Directory is a register of ethnic community organisations and support services. If your organisation would like to be included in the directory, please email



Chinese New Settlers Services Trust
Confucius Institue at Auckland
Dante Alighieri Society - Auckland
Diversity Counselling New Zealand
Dunedin Tamil Society
Ekta New Zealand Incorporated
Ethnic Legal Services
Filipino News NZ
Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington
Gujarati Samaj New Zealand Inc
Name Website Region Services Phone
Chinese New Settlers Services Trust Auckland Community Services 09 570 1188 View
Confucius Institue at Auckland Auckland Education 09 373 7599 ext. 84493 View
Dante Alighieri Society - Auckland Auckland Arts & Culture 09 376 3853 View
Diversity Counselling New Zealand Waikato Counselling Services 021 0262 5587 View
Dunedin Tamil Society
Otago Community Services, 021 124 2865 View
Ekta New Zealand Incorporated
Nationwide Community Services 021 131 7644 View
Ethnic Legal Services Auckland Legal 0800 357 000 View
Filipino News NZ Nationwide Media 027 495 8477 View
Greek Orthodox Community of Wellington Wellington/Kapiti Community Services 04 939 1236 View
Gujarati Samaj New Zealand Inc Auckland Community Services 09 551 4519 View

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