Images

  • The Paladin Project and the InsideOut Project

    The Paladin Project logo

    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.

  • Trailblazers - inspiring stories from migrant women entrepreneurs

    Trailblazers is a collection of inspirational journeys of first generation, migrant women business entrepreneurs in New Zealand.

    Read about their passion and motivation to achieve success.

    Trailblazers (PDF 769KB)

  • About us

    Group of diverse children around a globe

    Who we are

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

  • Community Photos

    A police officer interacts with the community, Auckland

    In 2012 we invited you to send us your photos that represented  the concept of “connecting with the community.”

    We are hoping to build on these photos year-by-year to create a photographic archive which, in time, will provide a fascinating glimpse into the way things may have changed.

    2012 photos

    If you’d like to be involved, please send your photos to ethnic.affairs@dia.govt.nz with “community photo” in the information line.
     

  • Portraits

    Wolf Zimmerman and his brother and sister, William and Aiko Chun

    New Zealand's increasing ethnic diversity plays an important part in the country's vibrancy.

    The photos in this set of "Portraits:Youth" illustrate some of that diversity as well as the similarities that bind us all.

    We have a few hard copies left of the original "Portraits:Youth" booklet. If you'd like to receive a copy please email us on:

    ethnic.affairs@dia.govt.nz

  • 150 Years of Croatians in New Zealand

    In July 2008, celebrations were held to mark 150 years of Croatian settlement in New Zealand.

    Watch this video to see images of the historical settlement and some traditional Croatian (including Dalmatian) music.