Welcome to the Nigerian Canterbury Association of New Zealand!

Objectives of the Association (paraphrased from the constitution):

  1. Educate New Zealanders about the Nigerian culture, values and way of life by promoting, preserving and practicing the relevant aspects of Nigerian culture;
  2. Provide assistance and support to impoverished Nigerians in Canterbury, and their immediate families;
  3. Where necessary, assist new Nigerian immigrants to adapt and adjust to New Zealand’s way of life;
  4. Promote and foster harmonious relationships amongst various sections of the Nigerian and wider African community in Canterbury,
  5. Act as a voice for the Nigerian Community in Canterbury on matters affecting them and their relationship with the community at large; and
  6. Do any act or thing incidental or conducive to the attainment of any of the above objectives