Community Stories

Find out about what our communities are doing to help create a diverse and inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • New Zealand Centre for Digital Connections with India
    This new initiative aims to build connections between New Zealand and India’s Information Technology (IT) sectors.
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  • Multicultural Federation of New Zealand: A vision for a Te-Tiriti-based multicultural Aotearoa
    Multicultural Federation of New Zealand (MNZ) considers the founding document of Aotearoa in everything it does.
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Cyclone and flooding response

  • Mt Roskill Collective
    The Collective has helped upskill the community in a range of ways, including running water safety skills classes for women, and teaching people how to find and engage with Government services.
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  • Tairāwhiti Multicultural Council
    The Council has provided emergency grab bags, run workshops on how to make an emergency plan, and published a video on emergency preparedness in 23 different languages.
    Find out more
  • KAMI Bay
    Hawke’s Bay’s local Indonesian community group has made sure the community checks in on one another during emergencies and other events through a new Buddy system.
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Ethnic Communities Development Fund stories

  • Headlight - Increasing Mental Health Literacy
    Queenstown charity headlight have boosted mental health literacy within ethnic communities.
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  • Ethnic Women’s Leadership Course
    Women of different ethnicities and ages came together to learn leadership skills to help them succeed in their communities and employment.
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  • Diversity Festival
    Promoting a more diverse and inclusive Aotearoa by celebrating the social and cultural richness of migrant and refugee-backgrounds.
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  • Race Unity Speech Awards
    The Race Unity Speech Awards gives senior high school students a platform to express their ideas on how we can improve race relations in Aotearoa.
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Have you seen our videos?

Watch our animated health videos in different languages and see what happened at our conferences. Learn how to apply for our Ethnic Communities Development Fund and view our Law and Order series featuring our Chief Executive.

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