Migrants Tales – Back in New Zealand but for How Long?

  Continuing in our Migrant Tales, first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. Today’s tale was written by a financially secure Kiwi who has just returned from Asia after leaving New Zealand in the 1980s. During that time he built a successful company abroad. He and his partner have returned home to…

Racism in New Zealand – Stop the Asian Invasion

New Zealand (Aotearoa in Māori) is an island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands. The country is situated some 1,500 kilometres (900 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea, and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island nations…

Migrants Tales – Cael’s Tale of The Kiwi Way

Continuing in our series of Migrant Tales – first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand taken from locations around the net. Today’s tale was written by a Malaysian migrant who moved to New Zealand with his family during his high school years. Very quickly Cael realised his education had taken a massive…

Are New Zealand Employers Racist?

Watch this video about a very personable New Zealand man of Malaysian descent, Yik Kun Heng, who is unable to find a job because of his Chinese sounding name. Racism is the “ugly face of racism in New Zealand today” and kiwis still have a lot to learn about personal race relations” All of his…