Kia ora, Talofa Lava,
Ni Hau, Konnichiwa, Bula Vinaka, Namaste, Welcome

From All of Us

The Multicultural Council of Rangitīkei/Whanganui is a non-profit organisation run principally by volunteers to support ethnic communities and others in need.

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Welcome to the Multicultural Council of Rangitīkei/Whanganui


Te timata ō te ara

The beginning of your journey


We aim to help newcomers and migrants “find their homes” amongst us. We’re here to support you in joining our vibrant, ethnically diverse community. We trust you will find what you need in this website: we intend to continue to evolve and adapt to meet the changing needs of newcomers and migrants, and your input is welcome.

If you need assistance and orientation while settling here – please make contact with us. If you wish to share an understanding of your own and others’ ethnic customs, language, religion, sports and culture – please join us. All are welcome regardless of age, nationality and language.

Our mission is to promote cultural awareness

Our vision is to bring about cultural understanding and togetherness

Our guiding principleswe support Te Tiriti and E Tu Whanau


Our Objectives


To promote understanding and preserve ethnic customs, languages, religions, sports and cultures


To support the rights of ethnic individuals and groups to enjoy equal opportunities


To provide a forum for ethnic groups to share experiences, friendships and develop relationships


To provide assistance and orientation for those who are newcomers to the community

Te Tiriti

To raise consciousness among ethnic groups regarding the special status of Māori as “Tangata Whenua” (people of the land) under Te Tiriti


To build capacity within a sustainable funding model to ensure ongoing provision of our services and activities


To respect and protect our natural environment at all times, in all we do

Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan 2022-2025 is the cornerstone of our organisation and ensures we are all on the same page about our mission, vision, values, guiding principles, objectives – and not forgetting our priorities.

Our Partners & Sponsors

Contact Details

Phone: 06 343 1031
Mobile: 0210 254 0709