Community News

Creating an Inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand: Sector Hui Report

30 May 2019

This sector hui was convened by Belong Aotearoa, with support from Foundation North and the Centre for Social Impact. Racism and discrimination is an issue that those in our community and sector are not strangers to. The extreme form of racism and hate inflicted on victims through the Christchurch terrorist attacks, was for many a […]

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Refugee Sector shows solidarity in the face of Christchurch Mosque shootings

15 March 2019

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15 2019 In the month that celebrates our multicultural nation with Race Relations and Neighbours day, today March 15th is a day of tragedy for the Muslim community and all New Zealand. Several refugee support organisations have responded to the shootings by offering their support and sharing heartfelt thoughts […]

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Have your say Auckland

22 February 2019

Help shape the future of Auckland by giving your feedback around the Annual Budget and Water Strategy. Have your say now From 17th Feb to 17th March, Auckland Council is seeking your consultation on the Annual Budget and Water Strategy. It’s been shown that the feedback received is white washed, even if Pakeha are not […]

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Whanui: Project Pepeha

13 February 2019

Learn Maori through English, Mandarin and Samoan. Get an introduction to Te reo Maori through your native language of English, Mandarin or Samoan, as you learn your pepeha. Pepeha is an introduction to who you are and where you are from. Find out more below. English Poster Mandarin Poster Samoan Poster

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Onehunga High School Adult Learning Centre

30 January 2019

Check out the amazing discounted services for refugees and migrants with a visa status of NZ citizens, Permanent Residents or Resident Visa. ESOL Classes Discount – NZ Citizens Permanent Resident/Resident Visa ESOL Classes for Refugees – Special Rates Click here for more information.

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Ethkick West

25 January 2019

A football tournament that brings ethnic communities together. Details: What: 7 a-side football tournamentWhen: Saturday 16th March 2019Where: Fred Taylor Park, MasseyWho: Men’s and Women’s Teams representing an ethnicity or country you identify with. Teams must be connected to West AucklandCost: Free to enter For more information contact: Email: mandy@communitywaitakere.org.nz  Phone: 09 838 7903 Mobile: 022 […]

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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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It’s official Census day today

6 March 2018

It’s official Census day today and we would like to encourage all our ethnic communities to get online and complete their Census forms. The Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) has set up devices with wifi for people needing access and assistance in the completion of their forms. ARMS Chief Executive Officer, Rochana Sheward is urging […]

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Safari Multicultural Playgroup – Henderson – Driver needed

9 February 2018

Safari Multicultural Playgroup based in Henderson is looking for a Driver + van for their playgroup. The playgroup operates on Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays, from 9.00am to 12.00noon. Most of our families are based within the Henderson area. The playgroup is based at the Henderson Baptist Church on 321 Great North Road. This will be […]

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Waitemata DHB Asian Health Day

9 February 2018

What: Waitemata DHB Asian Health Day (Following on from the success of the Asian Health Days held in both Counties Manukau DHB and Auckland DHB in 2017). Who: Asian community members with a keen interest in health who live in the Waitemata DHB area. When:   Tues, 27 Feb, 10am – 12pm Where:  Netball North Harbour Stadium, 44 Northcote Rd, Northcote, […]

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