What we do

We work towards our vision of New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participating fully in New Zealand life through community development, research, and advocacy.


We work with refugee-background youth (aged 13 to 29) living in the Wellington region. Read more

Community Forums

Enabling communities identify resettlement challenges and potential solutions. Read more

Action Plan

The Wellington Regional Action Plan for Refugee Health and Wellbeing is a collaboration of refugee-background communities, NGOs, and government agencies to address resettlement issues. Read more

Research and Advocacy

Guided by the priorities of refugee-background communities, we conduct rights-based research to improve refugee resettlement policy and practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more

Refugees into Business

RIB supports people from refugee backgrounds who want to become self-employed to establish a business or expand an existing business. Read more

Speakers Bureau

We support people from refugee backgrounds to build their presentation skills and share their experiences with New Zealand audiences. Read more 

Women's Network

We work with women to achieve their vision of women who are happy, fulfilled and connected with other women, able to support their families, their community, and to reach their own potential. Read more

Strong Families

Our Strong Families Programme aims to provide access to information, advice and access to services which enables families and communities from refugee backgrounds to maintain strong, healthy families. Read more