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Press Release New Lynn Terror Attack

"The overwhelming majority of refugees in this country are law-abiding, community-oriented, hard-working, and trustworthy people. Refugees are not defined by the act of this one person and our collective response to them should be one of solidarity and support. We must remember this and not spread any hate, xenophobia or racism in our reactions."


Published Sun Sept. 5th 2021

New Lynn Terror Attack

The pain this terrorist has caused to the seven victims, their families, their friends and the affected public is huge. It cannot be undone and our hearts go out to every single person whose lives will never the same after the attack.


Published Sat Sept. 4th 2021

AGM 2021 12th October 7pm on Zoom

Please join us on Zoom for our AGM


Published Tue Aug. 31st 2021

Asylum seekers locked up in Auckland prison – New Zealand's own Manus Island

"When I went to the police station they took me to a cell and gave me a mattress. There were cockroaches crawling and biting me, I thought to myself this is similar to a police station in Afghanistan!"


Published Fri Jan. 8th 2021

Asylum seeker imprisoned for over three years recognised as refugee

1 NEWS can reveal the man spent three years and one month in prison while waiting for his claim to be processed, which turned out to be valid.
"It was the worst time of my life, a lot of anxiety, because you don't know about your future," the man said.


Published Fri Jan. 8th 2021

Asylum Seekers welcomed with jail

No crime, no charge - the asylum seekers welcomed to NZ with jailtime


Published Fri Jan. 8th 2021

Asylum Seekers in prison

Asylum seekers are being detained for long periods in our prison system


Published Mon Aug. 10th 2020

Asylum Seekers treatment getting worse

Story by RNZ on rights for Asylum Seekers being eroded, with special focus on detention


Published Wed May 27th 2020

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