Story: Migrant and refugee organisations

Mt Roskill Youth Wellbeing Project (2nd of 3)

Mt Roskill Youth Wellbeing Project

In 2006 Ethiopian refugee Nigisti Gebremeskel ran the Youth Wellbeing Project in Mt Roskill, Auckland, which aimed to support young refugees as they settled into New Zealand society. The initiative helped refugees with integration, schools, jobs and outdoor education.

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Mark Derby, 'Migrant and refugee organisations - Refugee organisations', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/27491/mt-roskill-youth-wellbeing-project (accessed 17 September 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018