Releases

Ethnic Communities
Mon 15 May 2017
Ethnic Communities Minister Judith Collins has today announced the appointment of eight Trustees to the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust.  The Trust aims to create a heightened understanding of the Chinese community within New Zealand and to strengthen the unique identity of Chinese New Zealanders. ...
Ethnic Communities
Mon 6 Mar 2017
Minister for Ethnic Communities, Judith Collins congratulates the 62 groups receiving $520,000 from the new Ethnic Communities Development Fund. The contestable Fund is aimed at improving New Zealand’s social cohesion and supporting the development of established and emerging ethnic communities. Projects were considered in three categories: cultural events, leadership development and social cohesion. Cultural events included those for Chinese New Year, Diwali and an African film festival.
Ethnic Communities
Thu 9 Feb 2017
Ethnic Communities Minister Judith Collins will welcome members of the Chinese community to mark the most important festival on the Chinese calendar at Parliament tonight. “Chinese New Year is the biggest and most important festival in the Chinese calendar, and is fast becoming very popular among the wider New Zealand society. It is a time to celebrate with family and to take stock before moving forward. ...