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Are We As Welcoming As We Think? National Survey Uncovers Kiwi Attitudes Towards Refugees

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 8:19 am | Refugees As Survivors

This Saturday marks World Refugee Day and a new report, based on a national survey of New Zealanders, paints a fascinating picture of Kiwis’ attitudes and beliefs when it comes to refugees. The New Zealanders’ Perceptions of Refugees survey report, ... More >>

Laughing with refugees: How one kiwi charity is using humour

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 7:10 pm | Refugees As Survivors

Laughing with refugees: How one kiwi charity is using humour to address intolerance “Comedy” and “refugees” are not two words you often read side-by-side. But one innovative New Zealand charity is combining the two in the hopes that laughter ... More >>

What 7 former refugee kids love about New Zealand

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 8:55 am | Refugees As Survivors

“ The nature, the people and the All Blacks”: What 7 former refugee kids love about New Zealand More >>

Refugee youth say NZ welcomes refugees “in theory”

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 1:37 pm | Refugees As Survivors

Participants in a Refugee Youth Forum in west Auckland yesterday say New Zealand provides core services to refugees, but that there are numerous barriers to accessing them. More >>

UN International Day in support of victims of torture

Monday, 24 June 2013, 3:07 pm | Refugees As Survivors

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is Wednesday 26 June. For most New Zealanders this day may not hold much significance however it is worth noting that there are hundreds of citizens who were torture victims in More >>

Detention centres costly and ineffective

Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 2:35 pm | Refugees As Survivors

Detention centres costly and ineffective says world authority An international authority on detained asylum seekers is in New Zealand this week to warn New Zealand politicians they have a lot to learn from failures across the Tasman. Professor Derrick Silove ... More >>

Refugees want to go “home” to Canterbury

Friday, 11 March 2011, 2:30 pm | Refugees As Survivors

Most of the former refugees of war and trauma that fled to Auckland after the February 22 earthquake have decided they want to go home to Canterbury. Dr Arif Saeid, Refugees as Survivors New Zealand (RASNZ) community services manager, has been working closely ... More >>

Refugees protect vulnerable and help community in clean up

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 11:32 am | Refugees As Survivors

While the strong in Christchurch's refugee communities stay to help with the clean up, their children, the elderly and the more vulnerable have been flown to Auckland. More >>

Refugee trauma team to help Canterbury earthquake victims

Monday, 28 February 2011, 3:09 pm | Refugees As Survivors

Refugee trauma team to help Canterbury earthquake victims An Auckland based trauma team, which specialises in working with survivors of war or torture, has been called to Canterbury to help earthquake victims. The team is from Refugees as Survivors ... More >>

Refugee Health Service Receives Award in Australia

Wednesday, 15 September 2010, 9:49 am | Refugees As Survivors

A New Zealand refugee mental health service in Auckland has won a Trans-Tasman award at the TheMHS 2010 Conference in Sydney for achievement, innovation and excellence. The nominations came from mental health services throughout both Australia and New ... More >>