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Director’s Update – November 2018

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, Director's updates, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – November 2018

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Kia ora koutou katoa, Welcome to the November edition of our monthly newsletter. This is my last newsletter, as I complete my time with the Office of Ethnic Communities on 7 December 2018. We welcome Anita Balakrishnan as the Director from Monday, 3 December 2018. It has […]

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Director’s Update – October 2018

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, Director's updates, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – October 2018

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Kia ora tātou It’s been another action-packed month for our people serving New Zealand’s diverse ethnic communities. What will our communities look like in years to come? While we know that over the next 20 years, New Zealand’s total population is expected to increase, so too will […]

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Director’s Update – September 2018

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – September 2018

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Kia ora, nĭ hăo and namaste! This month the Office of Ethnic Communities (OEC) celebrated Māori, Chinese, and Hindi language weeks.  We also observed the 125th anniversary of the New Zealand women’s suffrage movement, and saw the release of the report on Diverse Thinking Capability Audit in […]

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Director’s Update – December 2017

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – December 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Director’s Update – December 2017 Tēnā koutou [Hello] This is our last newsletter for 2017. I hope this has been a rewarding year for you, your whanau [extended family] and communities. The year has ended on a high note. The 2017 […]

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Director’s Update – September 2017 | Director’s blog

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – September 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Director’s Update – September 2017 | Director’s blog Kia ora tātou Our Jewish community celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, during September, marking the start of the year 5778 in the Jewish calendar. Shana tova u’metuka (sweet and good year) […]

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Director’s Update – August 2017 | Director’s blog

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog posts, Business, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – August 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Director’s Update – August 2017 | Director’s blog The General Election is just around the corner on Saturday 23 September. The Office of Ethnic Communities encourages all eligible voters from our communities to participate in this important exercise of democracy in […]

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Acting Director’s Update – July 2017 | Director’s blog

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog posts, Business, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Acting Director’s Update – July 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Acting Director’s Update – July 2017 | Director’s blog Tēnā koutou This year, the Office of Ethnic Communities ran our 6th Ethnic People in Commerce (EPIC) conference in Auckland. Over 300 attendees had an opportunity to connect with 13 government agencies […]

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Director’s Update – June 2017 | Director’s blog

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog posts, Business, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies, Wen Powles  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – June 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Director’s Update – June 2017 | Director’s blog The month of June has flown by.  We paid tribute to the sheer courage and perseverance of refugees on World Refugee Day, 20 June.  As I began my work as Director of the […]

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Director’s Update – May 2017 | Director’s blog

By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blog posts, Business, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Director’s Update – May 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: Director’s Update – May 2017 | Director’s blog This is my first week at the Department of Internal Affairs and in the role of Director of the Office of Ethnic Communities. I am delighted to join the team, and look forward […]

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General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communities, Director's updates, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: General Manager’s Update – March 2017 | Director’s blog In my last update I welcomed two of the three new managers in the Office of Ethnic Communities – Natasha Narayan, the Manager of our Planning, Systems and Services team, and Tayyaba Khan, […]

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