Members of the public are being invited to apply to the current funding round of the Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust. The funding round opened on 1 December 2013 and closes on 31 March 2014.
The Chinese Poll Tax Heritage Trust was established in 2004 in recognition of the hardship caused by the poll tax and other discriminatory legislation, and is a gesture of goodwill to poll tax payers, their descendants, and future generations.
The Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel was established by Auckland Council to identify and communicate the interests of ethnic peoples in Auckland to the council. Applications for the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel are open from 7-20 February 2014.