January 2014

Young Leaders Programme

The Young Leaders Programme aims to build leadership potential and improve knowledge on how to succeed within government for young people. Successful candidates will join a diverse team of 60 young people from around New Zealand to engage in training opportunities over nine months.

Gung Xi Fa Choi

Gung Xi Fa Choi
Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year. For 2014 the new year starts on 31 January. This year's celebrations will mark the beginning of the year 4712 on the Chinese calendar.
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Gong Xi Fa Cai

Image of a horse, chinese characters for 2014

Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year

Chinese New Year celebrations start on the first day of the first lunar month in the traditional Chinese calendar and end on the full moon 15 days later. For 2014 the new year starts on 31 January. This year's celebrations will mark the beginning of the year 4712 on the Chinese calendar.

Ethnic Women’s Leadership

Ethnic Women’s Leadership
Ethnic Women’s Leadership Training programme delivers unique tailored sessions for ethnic women. Applications are now open.
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2014 Young Leaders Programme - Call for Applicants

2014 Young Leaders Programme - Call for Applicants
Applications are now open for the Office of Ethnic Affairs’ 2014 Young Leaders Programme.
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EthnicA Conferences 2014

EthnicA Conferences 2014
The Office of Ethnic Affairs will host its EthnicA conferences in four locations in 2014: Hamilton, Christchurch (new date), Wellington and Auckland.
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The rights and obligations of employers and employees

The rights and obligations of employers and employees
It is a crime for an employer to exploit migrant workers.
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