Category Archives: Projects

Auckland Refugee Family Trust

Many refugees in New Zealand are alone or separated from family members who remain in unsafe situations overseas. They are desperate about the safety and survival of those relatives left behind and are unable to settle well until they are reunited. The process of family reunification for refuges is costly and lengthy. Once visas have […]

University of Auckland

The University of Auckland provides academic tools and knowledge to ARCC members in the form of the capacity building training to community researchers. The ARCC research project, in collaboration with Auckland University focused on men with refugee backgrounds. Under the title of “Improving resettlement outcomes: What can we learn from men from refugee backgrounds?” aimed […]


ARCC and Migrant Action Trust (MAT) partnership initially started in 2013 when ARCC shared the same office space with MAT at the Community Action Centre located at 766 Sandringham Road Extension, Mt Roskill. Being in one location, it enabled the two organisations to be more familiar with each other’s roles in the ethnic community and […]

Maritime Museum (Beyond Refuge Panel Discussion)

March 18 to September 3 at the New Zealand Maritime Museum. The exhibition was the second stage of a project conceived for this year’s headland Sculpture on the Gulf: “A Journey of a Million Miles Begins with One Step – The Stories of beyond Refuge”. Here the artwork was relocated to a gallery environment at […]

Artwork- Tiffany Singh

The journey of a million miles begins with one step ARCC partnership project / summary report! Headlands sculpture on the gulf . The inaugural partnership project between artist Tiffany Singh and the Auckland Resettled Community Coalition saw an ambitious Social Practice artwork being realized at the prestigious Sculpture on The Gulf in February 2017. The […]

Auckland Resettlement Sector Annual Summit

The Auckland Resettlement Sector- Annual Summit is a new platform bringing together local, regional and national government representatives, mainstream service leaders, resettlement service providers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and established and newly resettled community leaders. The objectives of the Summit are to create inter-agency and organisational understanding of the resettlement sector’s activities, programmes and priorities in […]

New Zealanders Now – From Refugees to Kiwis

Many people from refugee backgrounds have made New Zealand their home. Their past may be in another country, but their present and future is here. This project is about those people. People who have shown extraordinary resilience in the face of adversity, emerging with determination. New Zealand benefits enormously from resettling refugees. Former refugees make our […]