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Health scholarships awarded in Christchurch

On 31 May, Pegasus Health and Workforce Development awarded scholarships to 23 students from diverse backgrounds to study nursing, medicine, or applied health.

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Spotlight on: Khoa Nguyen

Khoa Nguyen is a Vietnamese New Zealander based in Wellington.

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Minister's update - May 2018

Ramadan has well and truly begun, with the first glimpse of the crescent moon on 16 May.

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MOKAA: The Land of Opportunity

The Office of Ethnic Communities is proud to have funded ‘MOKAA: The Land of Opportunity - 125 years of Indians in Aotearoa’.

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Meet the Office of Ethnic Communities newest member

Kia ora. My name is Mohamud Mohamed and I recently joined the Office of Ethnic Communities team as a Diversity & Engagement Advisor in Auckland.


Looking for poems by writers with a migrant/former refugee background

Landing Press, a small Wellington publisher, is inviting migrant and former refugee poets to send in their work for a collection to be published in October 2018


Auckland Agency Group: Enabling a great international student experience

Each year, 130,000 international students representing 140 nationalities choose to study in New Zealand. Of these, 80,000 live in the Auckland region.


15 years on: Maintaining language and faith in Christchurch

15 years ago, Ibrahim Abdelhalim and his wife Salwa started the annual Arabic language and Qur'an competition in Christchurch.


Surinder Tandon: Role model for active citizenship

Dr Surinder Tandon received the insignia of a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (NZOM) for services to the community, and in the field of textile science

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Suffrage 125 spotlight: ChangeMakers Refugee Forum, a conversation with Naomi Tocher

This year we celebrate New Zealand’s 125th anniversary of women receiving the right to vote.

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