Aoraki Multicultural Council works to build bridges of Cultural Harmony. The mission statement underpins the following objectives:
Community wellbeing & understanding through education and the promotion of understanding
- To promote goodwill, tolerance and understanding among people of diverse ethnic cultures
- To work together in our community with aim of fostering a tolerant and harmonious society
- Increase knowlededge of different cultures which will assist to breakdown prejudices. The diverse ethnic mix will bring more vibrancey to Aoraki community.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides advice / information / advocacy
Sponsors / undertakes research, Provides services (e.g. care / counselling), Provides human resources (e.g. staff / volunteers), Provides buildings / facilities / open space, Provides religious services / activities
Education / training / research, Health, Community development, Arts / culture / heritage, Fund-raising, Promotion of volunteering
Migrants / refugees
Children / young people, Other charities, Voluntary bodies other than charities, Older people, People with disabilities, People of a certain ethnic / racial origin, General public, Family / whanau, Religious groups
The Council comes under the umbrella of New Zealand Federation of Multicultural Councils Inc.
9 committee members constitute our governance board, including 5 executive officer positions:
Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The AMC has two branches: Aoraki Migrant Centre and Timaru Newcomers Network.
Our operations are managed by one paid employee who manages the Aoraki Migrant Centre. Volunteers support us with our various activities
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.