Promoting the advantages of ethnic diversity for New Zealand
Work to improve business and trade opportunities
Work to improve government’s responsiveness to ethnic communities
We work to maintain and improve New Zealand’s reputation for social harmony
The term ‘ethnic’ (matawaka), in the context of the mandate for the Office of Ethnic Affairs, refers to any segment of the population within New Zealand society with cultural values, customs, beliefs, languages, traditions and characteristics that differ from the wider society.
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