The Office of Ethnic Communities
Te Tari Matāwaka
New Zealand is one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the OECD — nearly a quarter of New Zealanders were born overseas.
- link ethnic communities with government
- provide policy advice to government agencies to ensure equal access for ethnic people
- build relationships between ethnic and mainstream communities
- promote interfaith and intercultural dialogue.
They are part of the Department of Internal Affairs.