ARMS News

Press release: A collaborative community is key to improving the resettlement process

11 October 2018

A collaborative community is key to improving the resettlement process     Refugees are defined as the most vulnerable population in the world, needing protection and whilst New Zealand is proud of their international humanitarian work supporting refugees, there are still several challenges that need to be addressed.   On Tuesday, 9th October 2018 a study […]

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The Respecting New Zealand Values Bill

1 October 2018

Discussion helps us connect, learn and grow, and immigration is one topic that can often divide a room. With The Respecting New Zealand Values Bill that passed the New Zealand First party’s AGM on Sunday is one such topic that can. At this time, ARMS does not support it. Massey University Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Paul Spoonley brought up a […]

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Press Release: ARMS are moving offices

10 August 2018

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2018   Moving to the needs of migrants and former refugees, ARMS are moving offices.   ARMS will be moving to Level 2, 8 Virginia Ave West, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1020, from Thursday 23rd August, 2018, with new office open 28th August 2018.   After years of being […]

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Press Release: Civic Dinners

20 July 2018

  PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2018   Join Us at the Table: Auckland Regional Migrant Services Trust (ARMS) serving up delicious community conversations.   Bringing together communities is what ARMS has succeeded in doing for 16 years, and the Civic Dinners are no different. They provide the opportunity for people of all […]

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Media Release: International Women’s Day Celebrations

7 March 2018

International Women’s Day will be commemorated globally tomorrow, 8 March, through a rich diversity of initiatives celebrating women’s achievements, opportunities and potential, while reflecting on this year’s theme of “Press for Progress”. The Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS), will be co-hosting a special event to celebrate ordinary and extraordinary women who have changed, and are changing, […]

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Invitation to International Women’s Day – 8th of March.

20 February 2018

Tēnā koutou katoa, multicultural greetings to all! We warmly invite you to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 with us!  This year’s theme is Press for Progress! Join our remarkable and inspiring speakers, who have championed social change in their own working lives, including: Professor Edwina Pio Denise Roche Judith Mukakayange We are also celebrating 125 years […]

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2018 Census

9 February 2018

The census is the official count of how many people and dwellings we have in New Zealand. Every five years Statistics NZ runs the census and the next census will on the 6th of March, with most of the information aimed at being collected online. Everyone, who is in New Zealand on Census day gets […]

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New to Auckland? Join our Newcomers Network

9 February 2018

We are very excited to announce that ARMS will be leading the Auckland Newcomers Network. It is a national initiative, with networks across New Zealand, welcoming newcomers. Anyone can join. We welcome you if you are new to a region from; around New Zealand or from around the world. Joining your local Newcomers group is […]

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Enrollments Open for Safari Multicultural Playgroups Across Auckland

9 February 2018

Our playgroups provide a supportive, inclusive and multicultural environment for mothers and their children (0 – 5 years old) from refugee and migrant backgrounds. Depending on capacity of the venue, these playgroups are also open to local/ non-migrant families as well which supports community integration. The Safari Playgroups are free for families, they provide a […]

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