Community Support

Community Support Post Lynn Mall Incident

Using the Ministry of Social Development NZ funds, Arasan NZ Trust planned support to Sri Lankan families in three cities, post Lynn Mall Incident – Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington. 


Date: 26-Sep-2021


Date: 10-Oct-2021


Date: 18-Oct-2021

Otepoti Dunedin Diwali

Diwali celebration in Dunedin organized by Arasan NZ Trust in association with Otago Museum and Natyaloka School of Indian Dance. 

Activities included Bollywood Dance Workshop,  henna hand painting (mehndi), putting bindi on forehead, and learning to wrap a turban or drape a saree, rangoli artist on site making patterns on the Museum floor with colored powder. Along with stalls selling saree and jewelry and Otago Museum Café serving traditional Indian food.

Date: 7th Nov 2021

Vaccination Uptake for Dunedin South Asian Community

Arasan New Zealand in partnership with Dunedin Tamil Society, Pakistan Association of New Zealand (Otago) and Dunedin Malayali Association organised a vaccination uptake event.

Date: 18th Dec 2021

Vaccination Uptake for Christchurch South Asian Community

Arasan New Zealand Association organized a vaccination uptake event directed at the South Asian Community in Christchurch and the wider Canterbury region.

Date: 19th Dec 2021

Festival Events

Arasan NZ Trust celebrates diversity through various festivals and religious events.