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Minister stresses importance of ethnic people having say in future of New Zealand education

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Immigration, KB, KB, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Minister stresses importance of ethnic people having say in future of New Zealand education

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Minister stresses importance of ethnic people having say in future of New Zealand education A meeting about the involvement of ethnic communities in the future of New Zealand’s education system has been hailed as a success by the Office of Ethnic Communities. Find out more story/minister-stresses-importance-ethnic-people-having-say-future-new-zealand-education Published: […]

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69th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 69th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs On 30 September, the Auckland Chinese Community Centre (ACCC) held an event in Mangere to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The event, which was attended by approximately 250 people, also celebrated the 40th anniversary of China’s policy reform and […]

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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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Ethnic population projections highlight need for leadership diversity

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ethnic population projections highlight need for leadership diversity

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Over the next twenty years, not only will New Zealand’s total population increase, but its diversity will too. All ethnic groups are predicted to grow, meaning it’s more important than ever to ensure proper representation in leadership positions and decision-making processes.  In May 2017, Statistics New Zealand […]

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Learning about conservation

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Learning about conservation

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs To celebrate Conservation Week, the Chinese Conservation Education Trust worked with the Department of Conservation to develop a programme on conservation in New Zealand for members of the Chinese community. The programme was held 16 September 2018, during Conservation Week, at the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education […]

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Creative upcycling!

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Creative upcycling!

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs The Chinese Conservation Education Trust (the Trust) recently held a creative upcycling workshop at Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts in Auckland. The Trust was established in 2002 by a group of individuals dedicated to encouraging Chinese New Zealanders to learn more about conservation. The trust aims […]

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Wellington Phoenix Football Diversity and Inclusion Programme

By   /  October 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Wellington Phoenix Football Diversity and Inclusion Programme

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Wellington Phoenix launched its 2018/19 Football Diversity and Inclusion Programme (FDIP) at Wellington’s Civic Square on 15 October. Now in its second year, the FDIP is focused on promoting wellbeing outcomes for young people and their families. As part of the programme, the Wellington Phoenix will offer […]

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Kings Plant Barn – helping the Chinese community grow their gardens

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Kings Plant Barn – helping the Chinese community grow their gardens

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs Kings Plant Barn , Auckland’s largest garden centre chain, is helping the Chinese community grow their gardens by working to combat language barriers and increase New Zealand plant knowledge in the Chinese community. Recognising the changing dynamic of the Auckland demographic, Kings Plant Barn has launched a […]

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Education Consultation in Wellington

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Communities, DJF, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, KB, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on Education Consultation in Wellington

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs The Office of Ethnic Communities has continued supporting Ministry of Education (MoE) in hosting Education Consultation meetings for ethnic communities. The Wellington meeting, held on 18 October at the Ministry of Education’s National Office, attracted over 100 participants from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. Hon Jenny Salesa, […]

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Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand Annual General Meeting

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand Annual General Meeting

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 8 September 2018 at the Avondale Islamic Centre. Established in 1979, FIANZ aims to guide New Zealand Muslims in the promotion of religious, social, educational, cultural, and economic activities in accordance […]

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2018 Teej Celebration

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 2018 Teej Celebration

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs New Zealand Nepal Society hosted its annual Teej Celebration 8 September 2018 in Auckland.  The vibrant event, celebrated with cultural performances and colourful decorations, was attended by community members, government agencies, and MPs. The event focused on women empowerment and leadership, with an award ceremony that recognised […]

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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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Aga Khan Award for Architecture Exhibition celebrates innovation and diversity

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Aga Khan Award for Architecture Exhibition celebrates innovation and diversity

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs An exhibition of projects honoured by one of the world’s most prestigious architecture awards has opened in Auckland. The George Fraser Gallery is exhibiting projects from the most recent round of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Projects on display include an urban park in Denmark, a […]

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Ahead of the game – ISANA NZ workshops for International Student Wellbeing

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ahead of the game – ISANA NZ workshops for International Student Wellbeing

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs In June 2017, the Government released the International Student Wellbeing Strategy designed to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation as a safe and welcoming destination for international students to study. Ahead of the game, ISANA NZ – International Education Association New Zealand has been supporting international student […]

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Suffrage 125 Spotlight: Vanisa Dhiru

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, News, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Suffrage 125 Spotlight: Vanisa Dhiru

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs This year marks the 125th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement. This month, we celebrate suffrage month, as we remember the signing of the petition that worked towards the passing of the Electoral Act 1893, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote. Vanisa Dhiru […]

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Ethnicity data of State sector boards and committees

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Business, Communities, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, KB, News, nominations, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Ethnicity data of State sector boards and committees

Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs As a part of one of the Government’s key priorities, Hon Jenny Salesa, Minister for Ethnic Communities, announced that the Cabinet Appointments and Honours Committee has agreed that ethnicity data be collected for candidates appointed to State sector boards and committees. This is exciting news for the […]

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Seoul’s nature inspires Kiwi artist

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Seoul’s nature inspires Kiwi artist

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation The parks on the edge of the Han river are a welcome respite to the hustle and bustle of Seoul, writes Sam Thomas, who is doing a three-month residency at SeMA Nanji. (Continue reading below) I’m just over midway through my three-month residency at the Seoul Museum of Art Nanji […]

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Best part about Japan is the people, says Tokyo intern

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Asia New Zealand Foundation, Immigration, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Best part about Japan is the people, says Tokyo intern

Source: Asia New Zealand Foundation Junaye Lowe, who interned at Shuttlerock in Japan for three months, writes: “Tokyo is a city that has everything, from beautiful temples to bustling shopping malls to summer festivals and maid cafes. While overwhelming at first, I can definitely say Tokyo is a place I loved living in.” Japan is […]

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