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MNZ Condemns Acts Of Hate Speech In The Community Leading Up To Christmas

Friday, 25 December 2020, 6:18 am | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand (MNZ) raises serious concern over recent racist incidents in the community. The past week has seen anti-Islam graffiti on the newly opened Mosque in Queenstown, and hate speech spray painted on a sign outside a school in ... More >>

MNZ Urges The Government To Implement Recommendations From Royal Commission On Mosque Attacks

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 7:02 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand (MNZ) welcomes the recommendations from the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the March 15th Christchurch Mosque attacks and urges the government to implement them thoughtfully and promptly. MNZ was established in 1989 as an incorporated, ... More >>

Multicultural New Zealand Spearheads National Community Conversation And Celebration

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 5:47 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand’s 31st Annual General Meeting was a historical moment in the journey of NZ’s move to becoming a truly Te Tiriti based nation. It brought together a unique group of prominent national community leaders along with kaumatua More >>

Community Leaders Call For NZ To Unite Against Racism

Monday, 25 May 2020, 5:00 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

The leaders of New Zealand’s ethnic communities are calling on New Zealanders to stand by them in the face of unprecedented racist online and on land attacks in the wake of COVID-19. “This is a scary time for all of us but some New Zealanders ... More >>

Migrants and former refugees need a voice

Monday, 5 August 2019, 2:56 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural NZ is encouraging migrants and former refugees to sign up now for the October 2019 local government elections, take action and have a voice. More >>

Multicultural NZ congratulates new Commissioner

Friday, 12 July 2019, 1:06 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural NZ is delighted to congratulate former Gisborne Mayor, Meng Foon, who has been appointed as New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner. More >>

Race Relations Day 2019 activities

Monday, 25 February 2019, 1:58 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Our people, our cultures, our languages - O tātou iwi, ō tātou ahurea, ō tātou reo Race Relations Day, 21 March 2019: Te Rā Whanaungatanga More >>

Challenge to businesses to employ more refugees

Monday, 13 August 2018, 11:56 am | Multicultural New Zealand

A visiting British economist has laid down a wero for New Zealand employers to overcome their psychological hurdles and employ more refugees. More >>

Distinguished Services Award for Dame Susan Devoy

Friday, 29 June 2018, 11:31 am | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand has recognised Dame Susan Devoy for her efforts to improve inclusion and diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand with a Distinguished Services Award. More >>

ANZAC Day -Take Part

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 3:03 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Each year on 25 April – Anzac Day – New Zealanders remember those who have served and died in war. It’s a tradition that dates back to the First World War, 100 years ago. To explain the history of the day and its significance to New Zealand today, ... More >>

Multicultural NZ Briefs Govt on Promoting Inclusive Aotearoa

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 10:46 am | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand has delivered a briefing to the Incoming Ministers outlining key issues and opportunities facing ethnic, migrant and refugee communities in New Zealand. “Multicultural New Zealand is excited about the new government and we ... More >>

Ethnically Diverse Leadership Key to Creating Inclusive NZ

Friday, 17 November 2017, 10:59 am | Multicultural New Zealand

New research shows that ethnic diversity at the leadership table is the key ingredient missing from a truly inclusive multicultural society in New Zealand. More >>

Immigration Debate Needs to be About How We Treat Migrants

Monday, 10 July 2017, 9:54 am | Multicultural New Zealand

Immigration debate needs to be about how we treat migrants in New Zealand, not just how many we let in, says Multicultural New Zealand More >>

Immigration Symposium aims to take the heat out of debate

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 2:30 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

New Zealand’s first Immigration Symposium is being held in Dunedin this weekend to understand the real facts about immigration in New Zealand. More >>

An Open Letter to Sonny Bill Williams

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 10:29 am | Multicultural New Zealand

I write to you in the mist of your harshest criticism to date to offer and express my appreciation for what you have achieved in the past two weeks. This letter is to commend you for being true to yourself; for identifying who you are and believing ... More >>

Multicultural NZ supports call to collect data on hate crime

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 10:21 am | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New supports the Human Rights Commission and the NZ Jewish Council in their call for the Police to collect data on the incidence of hate crime. More >>

No basis for a new levy on migrants says Multicultural NZ

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 10:10 am | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand welcomes a new report by The New Zealand Initiative which shows that New Zealand is benefiting significantly from immigration. The report , Why migrants make good Kiwis, shows that immigrants provide an average of $2,653 ... More >>

New campaign aims to eliminate discrimination in New Zealand

Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:59 am | Multicultural New Zealand

A new campaign called “OWDSocks” will be launched on Saturday 25th June, 2016 at Multicultural New Zealand’s annual general meeting in Auckland. The OWDsocks campaign seeks to raise awareness and eliminate all forms of discrimination in New ... More >>

Boards of trustees fail to reflect diversity of students

Monday, 21 March 2016, 1:45 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Hamilton City’s school boards of trustees do not adequately represent the diversity of their students, says Multicultural New Zealand. More >>

Multicultural New Zealand commends young African Kiwis

Friday, 4 March 2016, 5:27 pm | Multicultural New Zealand

Multicultural New Zealand finds the report on African youth experiences with the Police and the New Zealand justice system disturbing and wishes to see more resources directed to NZ Police. More >>