Newcomers

In this section you’ll learn about the Human Rights Commission’s work promoting and protecting the rights of migrants and refugees in New Zealand. You will also find links to other organisations who can help you to settle in and find support and networks close to where you live.

Your rights

Your rights

What your rights are, how you can expect to be treated, and what laws protect you.

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Representation for newcomers

Representation for newcomers

Learn about the organisations and groups that provide representation for migrants and refugees.

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Our work

Our work

Our work in relation to newcomers concentrates on improving the human rights situation for all migrants and refugees in Aoteaoa New Zealand. Projects include: World Refugee Day, and the New Zealand Diversity Programme.

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More info

More info

Links and resources for more detail relating to newcomers.

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