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One Migrant’s Journey With Te Reo Māori

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 6:08 am | Belong Aotearoa

“I felt more connected”: One migrant’s journey with Te Reo Māori For Glenna Casalme, originally from the Philippines, there is something about Te Reo Māori that pulls energy from the ground and puts it directly into her heart. After arriving ... More >>

You Don’t Have To Be A Voice For The Voiceless. Just Pass The Mic.

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 12:21 pm | Belong Aotearoa

Thursday 27th August 2020 marks the official launch of a community-led media campaign - #PassTheMic - to promote inclusion for people from migrant and former refugee backgrounds by promoting their diverse voices; and to challenge racism with our allies beside ... More >>

Experts Urge Migrants To Be Proactive & Vocal Following New Immigration Laws

Friday, 8 May 2020, 6:21 pm | Belong Aotearoa

Two immigration law experts are urging migrant workers and communities to make their voices heard so new powers introduced to Parliament this week, to help manage visa changes, are only used as they are intended. Deborah Manning, Barrister, and Nicola ... More >>

Call for New Zealand government to do more for refugees

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 9:51 am | Belong Aotearoa

Belong Aotearoa alongside leading organisations working in the resettlement (refugee background) sector is calling on the New Zealand Government to play a greater role in responding to the international refugee crisis, ahead of the Global Refugee Forum ... More >>

Shaping our Futures Together Hui

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 9:30 am | Belong Aotearoa

Meng Foon, Race Relations Commissioner, has urged Māori and migrant and refugee background communities to build authentic relationships, face-to-face, in order to create inclusive and connected communities. More >>

Shaping our Futures Together Hui

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 5:05 pm | Belong Aotearoa

Building connected and inclusive communities based on solidarity between tangata whenua and ethnic communities is the focus of the Shaping our Futures Together Hui, September 6, co-hosted by Belong Aotearoa and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. More >>