This backgrounder is a starting point. The Refugee Youth Action Group (Wellington) is made up of government and non-government agencies keen to see action on the issues so refugee-background youth can reach their full potential. They will be advocating for other organisations and stakeholders to also support refugee-background youth to overcome some of the unique challenges they face.
There is a lot of valuable research that has been done with refugee-background youth in the last five years, and some very positive initiatives, but in terms of ‘The Big Picture’, very little has been done to provide better, systemic and coordinated support for refugee-background youth in many aspects of their lives.


Creator | Kaihanga
Tessa Johnstone & Muigai Kimani
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Refugee Youth Action Group
Creative Commons Licence
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives CC BY-NC-ND
Keywords | Kupu
Refugees, Youth, New Zealand
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

Johnstone, T., & Kimani, M. (2010). Wellington Refugee Youth Issues Summary: Backgrounder for Wellington people working with refugee-background youth. Refugee Youth Action Group: Wellington, New Zealand.

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