This organization was founded in 2002 by Mr. Morganan, who is a member of Hindu Heritage Research Foundation (India and Fiji). The organization in Fiji hosted Pujya Sant Shree Ramesh Bhai Oza and also Pujya Sant Shree Chidanand Saraswati ji (Author of Encyclopedia of Hinduism). Morganan migrated to New Zealand in December, 2001 and established Hindu Heritage Research Foundation (NZ). Since then the organization started to develop. This is a non profitable organization and is giving the services to the communities of New Zealand. It started with five members and today it has got more than 500 members. The organization today has seven organizations running under the umbrella of Hindu Heritage Research Foundation NZ. The associated organizations are:
- Papatoetoe Community Budgeting & Family Services.
- Swar Jhankar Sangeet Vidhayalay.
- Shiv Shakti Mothers Club.
- Shiv Onkaar Ramayan Sansthaa.
- Papatoetoe Senior Citizens (Fiji Indians).
- Papatoetoe Fiji Indian Youth Group.
- Papatoetoe ESOL Facilitators.
The Papatoetoe Deepawali Festival of Lights is also celebrated by the organizations members and specially this will be going round to be hosted by each organizations under the Umbrella of HHRF(NZ).
The organization has its own solicitors – Douglas Hall & Associate and Richard Pidgeon of Pidgeon Law , an accountant- A.K. Sharma & Associate and auditor Derrick D’ Mello Charted Accountant. The organization is registered under the charitable Trusts Act 1957. It is also registered with The Charities Commission and also with the Inland Revenue Department. The future plans of HHRF NZ is to patches a land and build a community hall together with a library for most of the languages spoken by the Indian descent. The hall will be in memory of the Girmitiyas. Soon the Budget service will be renamed as Papatoetoe Budgeting and Family services whereby this will be serving other needs of families in South Auckland.