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



Hearts & Minds
Korean Education Centre in New Zealand
Korean Society of Christchurch
Malawi Association of New Zealand Incorporated
Marlborough Migrant Centre
Mata of Hope NZ
Mid Canterbury Newcomers Network
Migrant Action Trust
Migrant News Aotearoa
Name Website Region Services Phone
Hearts & Minds Auckland Community Services 09 441 8989 View
Korean Education Centre in New Zealand Auckland Education 09 303 2625 View
Korean Society of Christchurch Canterbury Arts & Culture, Social Welfare, Sports 03 354 6966 View
Malawi Association of New Zealand Incorporated
Auckland Arts & Culture 09 533 1065 View
Marlborough Migrant Centre Nelson/Tasman Community Services 03 579 6410 View
Mata of Hope NZ Nationwide Community Services 020 4141 4730 View
Mid Canterbury Newcomers Network Canterbury Community Services 03 308 1395 View
Migrant Action Trust Auckland Community Services 09 629 3500 View
Migrant News Aotearoa Nationwide Media 027 495 8477 View
Migrante Auckland Community Services 09 827 6059 View

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