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
In this episode of Voices; an Overstayer shares the heartbreaking story of how she came to be illegal in New Zealand. Her case illustrates the brutal reality of appealing for residency. Produced by… Read moreAudio
Voices is a weekly programme that highlights our local-born, immigrant and ethnic communities, who are New Zealanders with stories to share. Formerly Asian Report.
Mondays at 3:30pm. Repeated at 5:15am 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.