Release of Ministerial decision-making documents

From time to time, we will publish papers the Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities has taken to cabinet.

Statement of intent and annual report

We are delighted to announce the release of our first Ministry for Ethnic Community’s Annual Report for 2021/2022. It lays out who we are and what we do and summarises a year of formation, challenges and achievements.

The Ministry for Ethnic Communities operates as a Departmental Agency within Te Tari Taiwhenua Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) as the host agency. 

Link to the full 2021/2022 DIA Annual Report: 2021/22 Pūrongo Ā Tau Annual Report (

Link to the Ministry for Ethnic Communities section: Ministry for Ethnic Communities section of the 2021/22 Pūrongo Ā Tau Annual Report

Office of Ethnic Communities

Information about the Office of Ethnic Communities is the Department of Internal Affairs’ Statement of Intent and the Annual Report.

Briefings to Incoming Ministers

Information provided to incoming Ministers about the Ethnic Communities portfolio are on the Briefings to Incoming Ministers page of the Department of Internal Affairs website.

A year in review - 2019/2020

You can find our Year in Review for 2019/20. It explains more about our role, the key work we carried out in the last financial year and, information on the communities we serve.

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