Six Indian community groups in New Zealand received a grant from the new Ethnic Communities Development Fund. The associations successful in receiving the grant this year are the Northland Indian Association Inc, New Plymouth Indian Community Inc, Indian Social and Cultural Club Christchurch, NZ Telugu Association, NZ Tamil Senior Citizens Org, and New Zealand India Central Association (NZICA).
While NZICA was the recipient of the largest grant of $25,000, the others were successful in receiving grants of $5000 each.
The contestable fund is aimed at improving New Zealand’s social cohesion and supporting the development of established and emerging ethnic communities. (more…)
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