South Africans are the fifth most common overseas-born New Zealand residents – 54,000 live here. Ninety percent of these arrived after the apartheid era ended in the 1990s. In this episode of Voices… Read moreAudio
Except for the morning star flag hanging above it, the 'West Papua solidarity' desk' at the First Union office in Onehunga blends in with the other office furniture. But to indigenous Papuans like… Read moreAudio
Our Pakeha-dominated Tomorrow's Schools system would be yesterday's news if New Zealand's ethnic communities had any say. Earlier this year Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced the review of… Read moreAudio
The lively Hindu festival of Navratri – in which worshippers celebrate the Hindu warrior goddess, Durga – has been drawing bigger and bigger Kiwi in the last couple of decades. Navratri is a nine-day… Read moreAudio
Voices is a weekly programme that highlights Asians, Africans, indigenous Americans and more, from Iraq to India to Indonesia and East Asia, spanning Morocco to Madagascar, Belize to Brazil. These are our local-born and immigrant ethnic minority communities, New Zealanders with stories to share. Formerly Asian Report.
Mondays at 3:30pm. Repeated at 5:45am on Saturdays and 6:40pm on Sundays
Produced by Sara Vui-Talitu
What have we talked about? Individual and organisational achievements, issues, problems experienced, problems caused, culture, lifestyle, politics, religion, arts, music and more - a mix of light and shade.