Podcast: Refugee resettlement in New Zealand

Christchurch City Libraries blog hosts a series of regular podcasts from specialist human rights radio show Speak up - Kōrerotia. This show is created by Sally Carlton.

The New Zealand government recently pledged to increase our annual refugee quota, and as a result refugees will be resettled in new locations about the country from 2020. Considering what is needed to enable 'good' resettlement, particularly in light of Christchurch having recently accepted its first intake of refugees since the earthquakes, are guests Jo Fasheun and Aklilu Habteghiorghis (New Zealand Red Cross), Sarah Ward (Immigration New Zealand) and recently-resettled former refugee Namrud Asrat.

Part I: New Zealand as a refugee-resettling country - Who and what
Part II: What factors enable 'good' resettlement? What do organisations do to support resettlement?
Part III: New settlement locations as Quota increases in 2020; re-starting resettlement in Christchurch after eight-year pause


Transcript of the show

Catalogue link for Refugees: Why seeking asylum is legal and Australia's policies are notCatalogue link for Who are refugees and migrants?Catalogue link for Access Video - Iraqi Refugees Hard Way HomeCatalogue link for Refugee voices, a journey towards resettlementCatalogue link for Children of War: Iraqi children speakCatalogue link for The unwanted: Stories of the Syrian refugeesCatalogue link for My home now: Migrants and Refugees to New Zealand Tell Their StoriesCatalogue link for Refuge New Zealand: A nation's response to refugees and asylum seekersCatalogue link for Displacement: Refugees and the Arts in New ZealandCatalogue link for Doing our bit: The Campaign to Double the Refugee QuotaCatalogue link for New kiwis, diverse familiesCatalogue link for The power of hopeCatalogue link for Give us this dayCatalogue link for The quiet war on asylumCatalogue link for I tried not to cry: The Journeys of Ten Cambodian Refugee WomenCatalogue link for Goodbye SarajevoCatalogue link for Survived the journey

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