News in April 2019


Additional funding for Ethnic Communities Development Fund now open

Minister announced that the Fund, which supports initiatives to improve social cohesion and development of our ethnc communities will receive additional $1M.

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Youth Speaking Up for Race Unity

New Zealand youth are inspiring action on race relations in New Zealand.

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Minister announces measures to support communities affected by terror attack

Minister for Ethnic Communities Jenny Salesa announced on 11 April 2019 that she will co-host a series of meetings across the country with key Muslim leaders.

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More of Us, poems by 46 writers who came to New Zealand as migrants and refugees

More of Us, released 21 March 2019, is a compilation of poetry written by 46 former refugees and migrants from 29 countries, all now living in New Zealand.

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Spotlight on: Shirish Paranjape

We recently spoke with Shirish Paranjape, a leader in the Christchurch community, to find out more about his governance board experience.

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Access to services following the Christchurch terror attack – key contacts

The following organisations can provide you with support.

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Director's Update - March 2019

The depth of the different stages of grief, and the awareness that this poses some hard questions for New Zealand to face, is so much to take in.

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