News in July 2018


Reminder - fund dates for 2018 are set

The Ethnic Communities Development fund will open for requests on Wednesday 15 August 2018 and close at midnight on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

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International connections

Sister Cities New Zealand is a national organisation established to promote peace by fostering exchanges between cities in New Zealand and abroad.


Ashburton: A most Welcoming Community

On 11 July, the Office of Ethnic Communities attended the launch of Ashburton District Council’s Welcoming Plan - Whakatau mai ki te rōhe o Hakatere.


Leading the Dance

Shawn Thomas making the Indian community proud through his creative achievements; he’s part of TV3’s The Great New Zealand Dance Masala.

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