COMMENT:

New Zealand and its people have a long and impressive history of welcome and solidarity. From centuries-old Māori traditions of pōwhiri to the outpourings of support for Muslims after the Christchurch attacks, Kiwis are justifiably proud of their hospitality and multiculturalism.

At a time when an increasing number of countries globally struggle with xenophobia and fear, New Zealand stands tall, promoting diversity, openness and compassion.

Faced with the enormity of the global refugee crisis, it can be understandably difficult to know where to start.

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Beyond the New Zealand Government's successful programme that resettles refugees here, and which will increase

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