New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participating fully in New Zealand life
Learn more about our driving programmes for refugee-background women & men
Learning to drive can be difficult without a car or a person the help teach driving skills. A driving license is seen as a huge step in settling into new communities and functioning independently.
ChangeMakers Refugee Forum runs two driving programmes:
Our Board members with Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and MP Golriz Ghahraman
Our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of former refugees generally rather then their communities specifically. We also have 20% representation from other communities.