Provide assistances and consultancy services to the new Chinese immigrants in the community for their settlement difficulties, basic requirements and business inquiries.
In response to the needs of the Chinese migrants and international students from China of this “student city” of New Zealand, Mcct proposed a project –CALL FOR HELP— a Chinese hotline to help the youth and/or people in troubles to unload their mental burdens and psychological insanity. It is also a part of the warning system to report troubling behaviors, potentially act of violence and/or crime which may well be committed in the society. Chinese hotline was successfully launched on 25 Oct 2007 and will be an ongoing project.
Welcome visiting and exchanges between New Zealand and China.
This programme is designed to help the new comers of students, elders and Chinese families in our community to cope with New Zealand; help with their physically and psychologically access to the society. Strengthening the community connectedness, improve social wellbeing, which then will increase our social amenity and build up a stronger bond. enhance a stronger relationship between individuals also with other ethnic groups and local community. Monthly gatherings for workshops, seminars etc. gathering of different Chinese groups in Palmerston North, to share information and social with each other. Introductions on New Zealand’s policies on health systems, social well-being and spreading information on social benefits and health services. Invite experts and or specialists from China and other cities as well of New Zealand, play visits to the community, give free consultations on traditional Chinese Medicines related to health and wellbeing in Chinese Language. Visit households consists of elder people frequently, get to know them and what their needs are. Also we will help them to make appointments with GP, and bring them to medical centre if needed. In contact with the Massey university Chinese Student Association. Our plan with the students are considered in four main aspects. Firstly help them with their English and communication skill, which encourage them to blend into the study environment soonest possible; secondly provide transportation for social activities if needed, even organizing social activities for the students, especially on traditional festivals. Thirdly, assist them if they are in trouble, such as needed medical attention, or violation towards their human body or human right. Fourthly, educate and advertise how the social network in New Zealand works, and providing information regarding all aspect of this country. Keep working on supporting the finding of a Chinese GP in Palmerston North. And always be there to help with the establishment of a Chinese herb shop or wellbeing services business, if such opportunity presented.
Organises cultural events through a year in which Chinese culture is celebrated with performance, demonstrations and shows etc.
Participates in various culture activities hosted by city council, local government and community agencies, ethnic centre and/or other community organisations in which the cultural diversity is promoted. That is where we learn from, enjoy and grow in understanding of each other.
This programme aims to build up a violence free environment in the community. The programme is comprised of the following projects:
A series of surveys conducted by the Chinese community in North Papa, addressing the problems of today's family life and the younger generation in Asian communities. We share some of the psychological changes that adolescents care about caused by violent videos and games. When they face bullying, young people's unstable psychology and behavior, as well as some common problems of immigrants, such as rebellious behavior, like a lofty personality, low mood, relationship breakdown or frustration and failure.
In response to the needs of Chinese immigrant families and Chinese students in Beipa and the Manawatu area, Huahui Society proposed this special project to help them build a fostering and caring environment and integrate into New Zealand society.
In response to the needs of Chinese youth in the community and international students from China related to mental health or psychological effects, we propose this project to help them build up a nurturing and caring environment and integrate into New Zealand society.