The key research objectives were to understand the following:
• The prevalence, nature, and pattern of racism and xenophobia experienced by people
in the COVID-19 context, particularly among Tangata Whenua, Chinese, other Asian
peoples (apart from Chinese), and Pacific peoples (and potentially others, such as the
elderly and disabled people).
• Attitudes and views relating to certain ethnic groups in the COVID-19 context.
• How people react or respond to the COVID-specific racism/xenophobia they receive,
including what support mechanisms are used/desired.
• The impact of this racism/xenophobia on the people who have experienced it.


Creator | Kaihanga
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
New Zealand Human Rights Commission
Creative Commons Licence
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives CC BY-NC-ND
Keywords | Kupu
racism, discrimination, xenophobia, COVID-19, Asian, Chinese
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I represent the publisher or owner organisation of this resource
This Research has
been written outside an academic institution
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Nielsen. (2021). Te Kaikiri me te Whakatoihara i Aotearoa i te Urutā COVID-19: He Aro Ki Ngā Hapori Haina, Āhia Hoki. Racism and Xenophobia Experiences in Aotearoa New Zealand during COVID-19: A Focus on Chinese and Asian Communities. Wellington: New Zealand Human Rights Commission.

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