Barriers to Asian Equality

Published: 2010. Contact: Adrienne Girling


Strong barriers still remain to the equality of ethnic New Zealanders, and in some instances the inequities between ethnic New Zealanders and European New Zealanders continue to widen.

This discussion paper indicates this is especially true for Asian people. A myriad of reports have been released in New Zealand on migrants, refugees, skilled workers and international students, along with New Zealanders attitudes towards them, and in all cases Asians stand out as the group experiencing the most discrimination.

You can access the discussion paper "Confident, equal and proud? A discussion paper on the barriers Asians face to equality in New Zealand" here