Public sector agencies

  • How Language Line works - Chinese

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    语言热线服务时间:Monday to Friday 9am-6pm and Saturday 9am-2pm

    参与语言热线服务的 Participating Agencies 机构名单

    可提供 Languages 语言服务的名单

    欲获得一位专业口译员,在您亲自前往或致电这些机构时:

  • Useful resources

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    Survey of social enterprise in New Zealand

    In 2012, the Department of Internal Affairs surveyed a range of organisations and individuals working in social enterprise in New Zealand.  The purpose of the survey was to get a clearer sense of the

    Family violence - advice and help in other languages

    Speak Up, Seek Help, Safe Home - a guide about family violence in 8 languages.

  • The Chinese New Settlers Services Trust

    Chinese New Settlers Service Trust (CNSST) was founded in 1998 in an Auckland garage by a group of recent migrants. CNSST is registered as a charitable trust that aims to help Asian migrants settle successfully in New Zealand. CNSST currently has branches in Auckland and Wellington.

  • The Paladin Project and the InsideOut Project

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    The Paladin Project Charitable Trust was established in 2011. The Trust uses a mixture of grants and charitable donations to provide workplace training to people with learning disabilities. in 2012, the Trust decided on a goal of working toward financial independence and established a social enterprise; the InsideOut Project.

  • About us

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    Who we are

    The Office of Ethnic Communities is the Government’s advisor on ethnic diversity in New Zealand.

  • Caste Away? Unfolding the Maori Indian

    Cover of the booklet "Caste Away"

    'Caste Away? Unfolding the Maori Indian' is a fascinating booklet about the history of Maori Indian communities in New Zealand

    The research has been conducted by Dr Edwina Pio, Associate Professor at the Business and Law School of AUT University, Auckland, in association with the Office of Ethnic Affairs.

    The book explores the experiences of those from a mixed Māori/Indian background.

  • Contact us

    General enquiries and Wellington Office

    Office of Ethnic Communities
    PO Box 805
    45 Pipitea Street
    Thorndon
    Wellington 6011

    Telephone: +64 4 494 5784
    Email: ethnic.communities@dia.govt.nz

  • Young Leaders Pilot Programme Opens in Auckland

    Rimon Nissan; Zahra Atai; Naima Ali; Fatumata Bah

    Potential leaders of the future met at the Office of Ethnic Affairs on 16 August to celebrate the opening of the 2012-13 Young Leaders Auckland Pilot (YLAP) Programme.

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    The programme is being delivered in partnership with the Ministry of Youth Development and is aimed at building leadership potential and improving knowledge about how to succeed within government.

  • Latest update from the Office of Ethnic Affairs

    Reporting back from the Alliance of Civilisations forum

    Delegates from around the world, including New Zealand, travelled to the Middle Eastern city of Doha, Qatar in mid December, for the United Nation's Alliance of Civilisations forum.

    These annual meetings began taking place in 2008. The forum aims to galvanize international action against extremism through the forging of international, intercultural and interreligious dialogue and cooperation.