MNZ urges the Government to implement recommendations from Royal Commission on Mosque attacks 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 ... Keep Reading
The New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils is a non-government body acting as an umbrella organisation for the ethnic communities of New Zealand. Its primary role is to promote, support and share information among the Regional Councils and New Zealand's Ethnic Communities. Read more.
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The multicultural communities of New Zealand Aotearoa have come together and contributed toward putting an 8 point proviso together to guide politicians and incoming Government. The voices of these communities have gone unheard and underrepresented in past elections and government decisions. We have put in hard mahi (work) to ensure their... Keep Reading
MULTICULTURAL NEW ZEALAND PRESS RELEASECOMMUNITY LEADERS CALL FOR NZ TO UNITE AGAINST RACISMThe 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 are. Keep Reading
25 May 2020 Multicultural New Zealand advocates for covid-related industry gaps to be filled by unemployed New Zealanders before opening up borders and workforce to returning migrantsThe covid-19 outbreak has swiftly and drastically changed New Zealand’s economic and social landscape. Industries such as tourism, hospitality and arts &... Keep Reading
5 May 2020 OPINION: Much has been said about Covid-19 community checkpoints and the police approach to dealing with them. Some of the commentary has raised fair questions, to which I wish to respond by articulating why police have proceeded as we have. Early in this crisis, the information available about the nature of the threat and its... Keep Reading
This is an important message from New Zealand Police, which we think is important to our Multicultural New Zealand Community. Multicultural New Zealand will be posting media releases and statements in this website, so please come back to check for more. Statement Attributable to Police Commissioner Mike Bush These are unprecedented times... Keep Reading
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made a statement to the nation about the impact of COVID-19 on New Zealand.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made a statement to the nation about the impact of COVID-19 on New Zealand. The government has announced a four-level Covid-19 alert system. Alternative ways of working High level messages Alternative ways of working are encouraged. We all have to go about life very differently, including our work... Keep Reading
There is something all New Zealanders are pausing and reflecting on this week. The tragedy that took place at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Christchurch, where 51 people were killed and 49 injured by a white supremacist terrorist, is now a year old. Our country and people have moved through fear, grief, shame and outrage.The Wahine... Keep Reading
The ninth workshop in the 2019 series of comprehensive training workshops is being offered by Volunteer Wellington in partnership with Multicultural New Zealand and Victoria University of Wellington to develop skills for leaders working in the voluntary sector Keep Reading