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Our Strategy

          Aotearoa New Zealand Federation of Tamil Sangam Inc (ANTS) 
2020 - 2024

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Vision

ANTS is committed to promoting the get-together and connectedness of Tamil Sangams/Societies and its members in New Zealand and between the various cross-sections of the people of New Zealand

Mission

ANTS strive to cultivate, promote, foster and participate actively in the development of a culturally pluralistic and socially cohesive society in New Zealand together through its focus on:

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ANTS STRATEGY

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CULTURAL
&
SOCIAL CONCOURSE

ANTS aims to organize and promote cultural events at the national and regional level and facilitate the participation of the various Tamil societies in New Zealand as;

  • Pongal Festival at Parliament

  • National level Diwali

  • Pongal Tamil Vizha Nationawide

TAMIL AWARENESS
&
GROWTH 

ANTS aims to cultivate, promote, foster, and develop the advancement of knowledge in Tamil language and literature through activities such as;

  • New Zealand Tamil Appreciation Day

  • New Zealand Tamil International Conference

  • Tamil Education

NATIONAL-LEVEL SUPPORT
&
ADVOCACY 

ANTS aims to promote the recognition of New Zealand as a multicultural society and participate in and monitor legislation and other measures including by-laws affecting the interests of the ethnic communities throughout New Zealand and take appropriate action.

  • Participation in Working Groups on ethnic-related laws and regulations

INTER
&
INTRA COMMUNITY CONNECTIVITY

ANTS aims to promote and foster the exchange of ideas and promote the unity and friendship between the Tamil people and other cultures In New Zealand

  • Intercultural day

  • Intercultural dialogue

  • Intercultural fashion and food show

  • Tamil & Moari Hui

By organizing sporting events amongst Tamil societies in New Zealand and with other communities, ANTS aims to continuously improve the social wellbeing and maintain community links;

  • Cricket Tournament

  • Football Championship

  • Indoor Sports Competition

SPORTS