Wellington Chinese Women’s Association hosts women’s forum

Wellington Chinese Women’s Association recently held a forum for Chinese women to share experiences and support each other in their settlement journey.

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White Ribbon Campaign launched in Auckland

On 25 November 2018, people around the world wear a white ribbon as a symbol that they do not condone violence against women.

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Sikh Community celebrates 549th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

On 23 November 2018, Sikhs from all over the world will celebrate the 549th anniversary of the birth of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of the Sikh religion.

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Employment New Zealand launches campaign on migrant employment rights and responsibilities

Employment New Zealand has launched a nationwide campaign to increase awareness of employment rights and responsibilities.


Young leaders attend royal reception

Their Royal Highnesses, Prince Harry, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, recently visited New Zealand.

Diwali performers at Manukau Police Station

Diwali at Manukau Police Station

The Counties Manukau branch of New Zealand Police jointly celebrated Diwali on 30 October 2018, in partnership with Department of Corrections.

Minister for Ethnic Communities Hon Jenny Salesa at the Education Conversation workshop

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

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.

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Ethnic population projections highlight need for leadership diversity

All ethnic groups are predicted to grow, meaning we need to ensure proper representation in leadership positions and decision-making processes.

Minister for Ethnic Communities Hon Jenny Salesa presenting to the Education Conversation Workshop in Wellington

Education Consultation in Wellington

The Office of Ethnic Communities has continued supporting Ministry of Education (MoE) in hosting Education Consultation meetings for ethnic communities.

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Mehregan celebrated in Christchurch

The Christchurch Iranian Society held an event at the University of Canterbury on Sunday 14 October to celebrate Mehregan.

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