• Ranjna Patel Receives the Prestigious Deloitte Visionary Award

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    The Office of Ethnic Communities is very proud to see Ranjna Patel – a well-known business entrepreneur and a community worker receiving the Deloitte Top 200 Visionary Leader award for 2016. Congratulations!

  • Christmas Delights in the Waimakariri

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    The Office of Ethnic Communities was pleased to attend the Waimakariri District Council community team end of year function at the district council office in Rangiora on 8 December. Denise Wiggins (Community Development facilitator) and the community team have been very active in generating links with agencies in Christchurch around the needs of newcomers and ethnic communities in the area.

  • Radio In: Christchurch Community radio calls for collaboration on disaster preparedness

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    PLAINS FM Christchurch calls for those who wish to participate in developing its new disaster operating plan to get in touch. Disasters can happen anytime/anywhere and as PLAINS FM station manager Niki Reece knows only too well from past experience it is important to regularly upgrade communication strategies and create clear pathways to reliable information. Get in touch with Nicki if you want to be part of this initiative which will kick off in the New Year.

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