Anthropologist, Sophie-Claire Violette, a recent migrant to Ashburton from Mauritius says that the aim of the recently opened outdoor exhibition Crossing the Bridge was to explore what it means to be a migrant in rural New Zealand.
The exhibition features 22 portraits of individuals from different places of origin - each accompanied by a visual diary of their daily lives and personal reflections on identity in their new environment.
Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 3:36pm
The Minister for Ethnic Communities was unable to attend the Everest celebration in Christchurch on 29 May in person but greeted the Nepalese community via video message.
The lead organiser for the event was the Non-resident Nepalese Association led by Dr Bohla Pradhan - who noted that the event was designed to remember the great achievement of Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and the enduring bonds of friendship between our two countries.
Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 3:09pm
The Office of Ethnic Communities recently facilitated a panel on "diversity in the workplace" as part of AUT's employability week.
Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 2:26pm