Third Culture Minds

A series exploring the mental health experiences of young New Zealanders of migrant and refugee backgrounds, hosted by Guled Mire.

Racism and Islamophobia are a mental health issue

We’ve finally started to talk about mental health in New Zealand. But many discussions don’t include the experiences of people of colour. We need to talk…

For former refugees, trauma doesn’t stay in the past

Bilal Nasier fled the Afghan Civil War with his family aged four, travelling for three months to come to Aotearoa. He now dedicates his life to…

Black New Zealanders on how hip hop finally gave them a place to belong

“When I was growing up in primary school, they weren’t used to the African face or the African features. The only people I saw who looked…

When They Ask You: a new poem by Mohamed Hassan

Journalist and poet Mohamed Hassan performs his poem 'When They Ask You' in this bonus video from Third Culture Minds.

Third Culture Minds is a mental health…

A Muslim journalist on the mental health impact of reporting on Islamophobia

"So much of our story, I think, has been told for us.”