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Leadership in the spotlight at EthnicA conferences

Monday, 26 May 2014, 4:15 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Harnessing the leadership potential in ethnic communities is critical in helping New Zealand move forward economically, socially and culturally, says Berlinda Chin, Director of Ethnic Affairs. Ms Chin was speaking at the final of the national EthnicA ... More >>

Parliament celebrates 50 years of African unity

Friday, 24 May 2013, 5:34 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Africa Day, usually recognised on 25 May annually, will be celebrated at Parliament on Monday 27 May 2013 with an event hosted by Ethnic Affairs Minister Judith Collins. More >>

Harnessing Trade Opportunities Through Ethnic SMEs

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 10:18 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

The EPIC NZ 2013 conference which will be held in Auckland this Friday will be a key networking event to connect New Zealand’s ethnic and mainstream small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to better harness potential trade opportunities. More >>

EthnicA Conference Wellington a passionate affair

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 11:11 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Excitement is building in the local community with the third EthnicA conference in Wellington taking place on Saturday 11 May 2013. EthnicA is an annual conference where local audiences engage in cutting edge debate on aspects of leadership and ... More >>

Beauty and light at Diwali celebration in Parliament

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 4:04 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Media Release Immedia 8 November 2012 Beauty and light at Diwali celebration in Parliament Members of the Indian community from around New Zealand gathered at Parliament last night, Wednesday 7 November, to celebrate the Indian festival of Diwali. The ... More >>

Successful Forum builds bridges with African community

Monday, 23 July 2012, 3:26 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

More than 100 people attended New Zealand’s first national African Forum which was held on Saturday in Auckland. More >>

Successful Forum builds bridges with African community

Monday, 23 July 2012, 9:28 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

More than 100 people attended New Zealand’s first national African Forum which was held on Saturday in Auckland. More >>

African Forum works towards unity and progress

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 11:17 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Building a stronger and more resilient African community in New Zealand is the aim of UBUNTU, New Zealand’s first-ever national African Forum which is being held in Alexandra Park in Auckland on 21 July. More >>

African Forum works towards unity and progress

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 11:10 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Building a stronger and more resilient African community in New Zealand is the aim of UBUNTU, New Zealand’s first-ever African Forum which is being held in Alexandra Park in Auckland on 21 July. More >>

NZ Police win ethnic diversity award

Thursday, 28 June 2012, 9:09 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

New Zealand Police were again awarded the Excellence in Ethnic Diversity award at the 2012 IPANZ Gen-I Public Sector Excellence Awards on Wednesday 27 June. More >>

Building tomorrow's ethnic leaders in government

Friday, 1 June 2012, 11:47 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

The Office of Ethnic Affairs is launching a pilot programme offering leadership and vocational training to nine young people from ethnic communities. More >>

EthnicA Wellington Conference - new ideas and action

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 10:16 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

A Wellington forum on ethnic diversity will feature Vicki Treadell, who’s the first woman of Asian descent to become a British High Commissioner. More >>

EPIC NZ Conference – Ethnic People in Commerce

Monday, 7 May 2012, 2:11 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

Boosting the contribution of small and medium size ethnic businesses to the New Zealand economy, and looking at ways they can help expand New Zealand’s access to Asia-Pacific markets are on the agenda of a conference organised by the Office of Ethnic Affairs. More >>

Office of Ethnic Affairs service to Korean community awarded

Wednesday, 2 May 2012, 3:59 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

The Office of Ethnic Affairs has been selected as the first recipient of the Korean Ambassador's Award. The award has been newly created by the Korean government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and ... More >>

‘Kiwi Day Out’ festival offers a celebration of RWC nations

Friday, 14 October 2011, 10:38 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

The national identities and cultures of each of the countries in the Rugby World Cup will be celebrated at the ‘Kiwi Day Out’ festival - a free, family day and concert in Auckland Domain on Labour Day. More >>

New initiative to help ethnic businesses unlock potential

Thursday, 15 September 2011, 11:08 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

A new initiative is being launched by the Office of Ethnic Affairs to improve the contribution ethnic businesses make to the New Zealand economy. More >>

Migrant businesswomen blaze an inspirational trail

Friday, 24 June 2011, 2:20 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

As a refugee from Burundi, Odetta Ntezicimpa, spent five years in refugee camps before arriving in New Zealand, fluent in three languages but finding English a struggle. Now she’s running her own business as a driving instructor, having learned to drive ... More >>

Managing diversity reaps financial reward

Friday, 20 May 2011, 9:03 am | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

New Zealand employers who meet the challenges of an ethnically diverse workforce head-on are reaping the benefits – with lower staff turn-over and direct financial rewards. More >>

Ethnic Affairs Conference: Increasing visibility

Tuesday, 19 April 2011, 12:26 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

A major ethnic affairs conference in Wellington will discuss ways in which ethnic people can improve their chance of being heard by decision makers and increase their sustainability in to the future. More >>

Vital language link hits 100,000 interpretations

Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 2:18 pm | The Office Of Ethnic Affairs

An essential link between official agencies and New Zealanders who speak little or no English has just passed a significant milestone, with more than 100,000 interpretations being made through Language Line. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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