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The terrorist attacks in Christchurch in March raised concerns about racism and discrimination in our communities.

Belong Aotearoa (previously known as Auckland Regional Migrant Services,with support from Foundation North and the Centre for Social Impact, convened a hui to bring together the leaders, groups and organisations working in our communities to enable belonging and inclusion, celebrate diversity, empower and privilege the voices of diverse communities, and to support self-determination and tino rangatiratanga.

The hui was designed to provide a starting point for conversation – offering a space to share our collective experiences, to exchange ideas and begin to develop solutions that can be activated through collective action, to achieve long-lasting change towards a more inclusive Aotearoa New Zealand.

This report provides an overview of the hui - and the key steps identified for action.