Refugees

  • To Grow Roots Where They Land

    MC David Wong interviewing Fay Gock, one of the original refugees.

    Seventy-five years ago, 244 Chinese women and their 239 children arrived in New Zealand as refugees from a war-torn homeland, Guangdong, China.

  • Working together for the migrant and refugee community

    Ethnic Sector agencies meeting to discuss opportunities to work better together for the migrant and refugee community

    Exploring innovative ways of working together has been the focus of two recent interagency meetings in Christchurch.

  • World Refugee Day celebrations in Christchurch

    Audience at the World Refugee Day celebrations in Christchurch

    Despite chilly weather conditions, there was a huge turnout for the World Refugee Day celebrations in Christchurch on 9 July. The celebrations had been deferred from 20 June in view of the snowstorms. Hagley Community College, supported by Pegasus Health and the Canterbury Refugee Council, hosted the event to celebrate the contribution refugees make to the community.