- To promote the South Indian culture through Tamizh language, music and drama.
- To remain strictly non-political and non-partisan in the promotion of Tamizh language and South Indian culture.
- To provide support and networking for new migrants and New Zealanders of South Indian origin (Then Indiyar).
- To promote the inclusion of non-Tamizh speaking people who are interested in learning, promoting and celebrating the Tamizh language and South Indian culture.
- To promote gender equality amongst members through participation in the community activities.
- To offer the Tamizh perspective to the multiculturalism of New Zealand.
- To understand, identify and meet the core need within our Tamizh communities.
- To share the South Indian culture with our descendants and also with New Zealanders including Maori.
- To reach out to new settlers so that they will see Wellington Mutamizh Sangam as the place to go to for support and fellowship.
- To share and enjoy other’s culture.
- To educate New Zealanders (in Wellington) about South Indian culture.
- To connect with Tamizh communities in the smaller provincial areas.
- To organise significant events that create opportunities for people to connect with one another.
- To support new migrants to understand their rights and the opportunities NZ offers.
- To build relationships with other ethnic communities in New Zealand.
- To participate in Diversity Forums and multicultural events and festivals.
- To gain a significant profile through interviews with the media.
- To participate in human rights forums and undergo mediation training.
- To build on our growing profile.
- To be well known and visible outside our community.
- To bring the Tamizh communities in Wellington together.