News in February 2019

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Sport Waitakere works to increase diversity in sports clubs

Sport Waitakere Trust’s Diverse Westies project is one of the initiatives receiving funding.

Anita Balakrishnan

Director's Update - February 2019

February has brought mostly beautiful weather for many places around the country, and I hope you have enjoyed the long days and warm evenings.

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Grant applications open for Community Connects Fund

The Office of Senior's Community Connects Fund is now accepting grant applications.

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Happy International Mother Language Day 2019

Thursday 21 February 2019 marks International Mother Language Day, an opportunity to promote and celebrate our linguistic and cultural diversity.

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Spotlight on: Monina Hernandez

We recently spoke with Monina Hernandez, a leader in the health sector, to find out more about who she is, her career, and her goals for the future.

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Ethnic communities and the suffrage movement

Did you know, members of New Zealand’s ethnic communities played a role in New Zealand being the first country to give women the right to vote.

Snapshot of first encounters of ethnicities over 250 years.

250 years of encounters – a snapshot of first encounters between the people of Aotearoa and our ethnic communities

Stories of our early ethnic visitors and settlers are an integral part of New Zealand’s national history, and our ethnic communities’ heritage in New Zealand.

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Book celebrates migrants’ contributions to New Plymouth

A recently published book, Homelands Then and Now, celebrates migrant contributions to New Plymouth.

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