The Office of Ethnic Communities is the government's principal advisor on ethnic diversity in New Zealand. We also provide information, resources and advice - check out the pages below.

Providing resources related to ethnic communities supports the Office of Ethnic Communities' Focus Area 1: Growing knowledge and understanding of ethnic diversity in New Zealand.

  • Chinese Poll Tax

    It was only one word but it represented a milestone in New Zealand’s ethnic relations. Image provided by Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Reference: L, 24-8, Box 1

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