Migrant Tales – Amir’s Story

Continuing in our very popular Migrant Tales series- first hand accounts of the migrant experience of New Zealand. Amir fled Iran as a child with his family in the 1980s, his parents were offered a choice between Australia and New Zealand. This is his story… There are many words to explain NZ, its identity and…

Asian Student in NZ “if you see a pack of young Maori/Polynesian males, be prepared to sprint PC is not worth dying for”

A reminder today that New Zealand is a proudly bi-cultural society that has yet to get to grips with adopting multi-culturalism. This is a country where senior politicians are comfortable with making ‘Asian invasion’ type speeches, yet Asian students are slammed for being un-pc when they make statements about ethnic groups of young males. The…