Welcome to

Humanity Matters New Zealand

We provide educational resources and consulting expertise for educators, NGO’s, government and the private sector in the area of human rights, with a focus on race/ethnicity and gender and particular specialisations in genocide.

Our Mission

To be a leading independent resource and advocate for human rights in New Zealand and beyond, contributing to greater compassion, empathy and acceptance for minority communities.

Launch Press Release

New Kiwi organisation reminding us all that Humanity Matters

This Friday, 10 December 2021, the world will celebrate International Human Rights Day. It also marks the launch of new Kiwi Human Rights organisation, “Humanity Matters New Zealand”, and the launch of its first project, funded by InternetNZ, researching the impact of dangerous online speech in Aotearoa on the local Jewish community.

What we do

Education Resources

Humanity Matters NZ will have a primary focus on human rights in the key areas of race/ethnicity and gender, and specialisations in genocide.

One of our key objectives is to provide curriculum-based materials for teachers on human rights and specific case studies on genocides around the world. Resources will include lesson plans, and activities for educators and schools


We will provide a range of consulting services to NGO’s, corporates and government agencies. Our consulting work will encompass strategic advice, training, policy analysis & development and presentations at in-house conferences/seminars.


In the advocacy area, our work will include market research, media relations, public speaking and submissions to Select Committees on relevant legislation.

Get in touch

Our website is under development at the moment, in the meantime stay up to date by following our Social Media channels or fill the contact form.

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”

— Nelson Mandela