New Zealand Diversity Awards

The New Zealand Diversity Awards are presented at the conclusion of the New Zealand Diversity Forum in August. Twelve organisations are recognised each year, eleven being selected from the participants of the Diversity Action Programme, and one being a non-participant generally from the local area that has made an outstanding contribution to diversity. Recipients are listed below. Most have remained active participants in the Diversity Action Programme since their award.


Araiteuru Marae, Community and Public Health – Canterbury District Health Board, ETHKICK13 Committee, New Zealand Catholic Bishops Committee for Interfaith Relations, New Zealand Federation of Historical Societies, Refugee Trauma Recovery, Te Roopu Awhina o Wairoa, The Peace Foundation and Voices Arts Trust.


Auckland Refugee Community Coalition, Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust (ARMS), Christchurch Resettlement Services, Future Dragonz, Migrante Aotearoa New Zealand, Museum of Wellington City & Sea, NetherlaNZ Foundation, Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu o te Wairoa, Victory Community Centre, Waikato Interfaith Council (WIFCO), Waitaki Multicultural Council Inc and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (Special award).


2020 Communications Trust, Auckland Libraries, Deaf Aotearoa NZ, EEO Trust, Hamilton City Council, Pataka Museum, Partnership Health Canterbury, Rotorua Multicultural Council, Selwyn College REAF, Tauranga Regional Multicultural Council, Wellington Holocaust Research and Education Centre and Tainui Group Holdings Ltd (Special award).


Auckland Chamber of Commerce, Hagley Community College, Christchurch, Hamilton Multicultural Services Trust, Southland Multicultural Council, Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Christchurch City Libraries, CAB Language Link, Plains FM 9.6.9, Christchurch, Mercy Ministries NZ Trust, Whakatū Marae, Nelson, Te Runanga o Ngāi Tahu, Pacific Underground Inc and Progressive Enterprises Ltd (Special award).


Manurewa Marae (Auckland), New Coasters (West Coast), PEETO – The Multicultural Learning Centre (Christchurch), Nelson Multicultural Council, FAGASA (The Association of Samoan Language Teachers), Centre for Asian Health Research and Evaluation, University of Auckland,
Umma Trust (Auckland), Whanganui Regional Museum, Wellington City Libraries, New Zealand Chinese Association Auckland Inc (Auckland branch), OMEGA (Auckland), British Council (Special award).


Auckland Interfaith Council, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Changemakers Refugee Forum, Christchurch Art Gallery, Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand, Marlborough Migrant Centre, The National Association of ESOL Home Tutors, The New Plymouth District Council, Tagata Pasifika (TVNZ), Te Ha o te Whanau Trust (Opotiki), Waikato Museum, Asia Downunder (Special award).


NZ Journalists Training Organisation, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori (Maori Language Commission), RMS Refugee Resettlement (Refugee Services Aotearoa), the New Zealand Federation of Ethnic Councils (NZ Federation of Multicultural Councils), Christchurch City Council, Victoria University Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research, Fairfax NZ Ltd Newspapers in Education, Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand, Victoria University Religious Studies Programme, the NZ Baha’i Community, Wairua Consulting Ltd.

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