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Migrant & Ethnic Support - General

Migrant & Ethnic Support - General

104.6 Planet FM

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 815 8600
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
Planet FM is a not-for-profit community based radio station that is accessible online via their website for individuals outside of the Auckland region. Community groups and individuals who otherwise have little or no access to the airwaves broadcast material in more than 30 languages on Planet FM.

Aotearoa Latin American Community Inc (ALAC INC)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 636 5313
    021 024 93578
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
ALACINC is a social services provider that supports migrant and refugees, mainly from Latin America, throughout their settlement process in New Zealand. Its multi-disciplinary staff provides holistic attention to clients' needs through intervention tasks on a case by case basis; and, prevention/education workshops concerning domestic violence, community capacity building, positive parenting skills, labor exploitation, etc.

Asian Family Services

  • Cost of Service Free, Other
  • Telephone 0800 862 342
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
Asian Family Services (AFS) provides:• Asian Helpline: nationwide free and confidential support to Asians living in New Zealand. Monday - Friday 9am-8pm • Counselling: including over the phone counselling or via video calls, text or online messaging. Monday- Friday 9am-5pmTheir services are offered in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai and Hindi. An interpreter can be arranged for other languages.

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone [Whāngarei]
    (09) 438 8046
    0800 367 222
    [Kaipara]
    (09) 439 6100
    0800 367 222
    [Far North]
    (09) 407 9829
    0800 367 222
  • Email [Whāngarei]
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    [Kaipara]
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    [Far North]
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  • Address [Whāngarei]
    Floor 2, 69 Bank St Whangarei 0110
    [Kaipara]
    37 Hokianga Road, Dargaville 0310
    [Far North]
    Mid North Masons Building, 6 Cobham Road, Kerikeri 0230
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
CAB helps people to know and understand their rights and obligations, and how to use this information to get the best outcomes. Providing people with the confidence and support they need to take action. The service is free, confidential and independent. In simple language this means they will answer any question, or help with any problem you may have.Please phone 0800 377 222 to locate your nearest CAB or visit their website www.cab.org.nz/find-a-cab/

English Language Partners

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 438 2512
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 10 Rathbone Street , Whangarei 110
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
English Language Partners offer online (available throughout Tai Tokerau) and face to face (available in Whangarei and Kerikeri) courses.Their volunteers and professional teachers deliver a range of English-language programmes in partnership with refugee and migrant learners. These programmes equip learners with the skills to participate in all aspects of life in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Fijian Community Group

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 068 4996
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei
Overview
The Fijian Community Group is a network for Fijians living in Whangarei. The group meets the second Sunday of every month. Contact Sila for more information.

Filipino Support

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 437 2252
  • Address St Francis Xavier Church, 63 Park Avenue, Whangarei
  • Regions Served Whangārei
Overview
Filipino Support provide support to new Filipino migrants in Whangarei.

Human Rights Commission (HRC)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 496 877
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
HRC's purpose is to promote and protect the human rights of all people in Aotearoa New Zealand. They work for a free, fair, safe and just New Zealand, where diversity is valued and human dignity and rights are respected. HRC has the power to resolve disputes relating to unlawful discrimination. If you believe you have been discriminated against please contact the Commission. Language Line interpreting service and sign language interpreters are available.

Ministry for Ethnic Communities

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 656 656
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
The Ministry for Ethnic Communities is chief advisor to the Government on ethnic diversity and the inclusion of ethnic communities in wider society.They provide information, advice and services to, and for, ethnic communities in New Zealand and administer funds to support community development and social cohesion.

Multicultural Whangarei

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 430 0571
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Level 1, 37 Bank Street, Civic Arcade, Whangārei
  • Regions Served Whangārei
Overview
Multicultural Whangārei is a not-for-profit community based organisation supporting migrants and newcomers to Whangārei with their settlement process. They promote positive race relations through community education, ensuring people of all ethnicities feel able to actively contribute to their adopted community. Multicultural Whangārei provides cultural programmes, language classes, family events, employment assistance, support services, information & referrals, immigration clinic and a newcomer's network.

New Kiwis

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 709 907
    (09) 263 8840
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Kaipara, Far North
Overview
New Kiwis Website is a free service that provides online recruitment support for employers within New Zealand, migrants and returning Kiwis who are looking for employment. Employers post vacancies and/or search the database for the staff they require. Candidates register their CVs and employers will contact the candidate directly or via New Kiwis. Candidates can also access job vacancies as well as employment tips and techniques, and individual coaching session, which is a vital key to your job search in New Zealand!

New Zealand Newcomers Network

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 430 0571
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Overview
The New Zealand Newcomers Network is a network of groups throughout New Zealand welcoming newcomers. Whether you're new to New Zealand or just to your region, the New Zealand Newcomers Network helps you find community and connections; ease your transition, meet people and make friends.Visit their website to find/join your local Newcomers group.

Planet FM

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 815 8600
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
Planet FM is a not-for-profit community based radio station that is accessible to the Tai Tokerau Northland community via the Planet FM website. Community groups and individuals who otherwise have little or no access to the airwaves broadcast material in more than 30 languages on Plant FM.

Shakti New Zealand

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 742 584
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
Shakti provide a multilingual 24-hour national crisis call helpine. They provide intervention and prevention around family violence for women, children, young people and families from Asian, Middle Eastern and African communities.

SriLankaNZ - Sri Lankan Community Newspaper

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 057 7257
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 12 Maple Grove, Maungaraki, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North, Other Northland areas
Overview
SriLankaNZ (ශ්‍රී LankaNZ) is the free distributed Sri Lankan Community Newspaper within New Zealand. ශ්‍රී LankaNZ is a bi-monthly newspaper that reaches out to readers of all ages and lifestyles with a wide range of articles in both English and Sinhala, providing entertainment and education.

The Fono

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 0800 366 648
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 113 Broadway, Kaikohe, Northland 0405
  • Regions Served Whangārei, Kaipara, Far North
Overview
The Fono provides Whanau Resilience for Pasifika Families in the Northland region.

WINGS (Women's International Newcomers Group Social)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone (09) 430 3221
    021 082 90683
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address Civic Arcade, (Upstairs), 37 Bank Street, Whangarei. 0110
  • Regions Served Whangārei
Overview
WINGS is a community based non-profit organisation for women. A friendship network where women can exchange traditions and knowledge, share settlement issues, build connections and create a sense of belonging in their community. WINGS welcome women from all around the world and all parts of New Zealand. It is a great way to meet people and to become a part of the local community.

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