March 2018

Minister's Update - March 2018

Minister's Update - March 2018
I recently hosted the spectacular Hindu festival of colour, Holi, in Parliament’s Banquet Hall. It was a dazzling occasion to celebrate the triumph of good over evil.
Image of Hon Jenny Salesa, Minister for Ethnic Communities - at the Holi Festival
Find out more

Minister's Update - March 2018

Image of the Hon Minister Jenny Salesa - Minister for Ethnic Communities - speaking at the Holi festival celebration

Kia ora, malo e lelei, talofa lava, namaste, ni hao, mabuhay, anyoung haseyo and very warm greetings to everyone.

Race Unity Speech Competition

Race Unity Speech Competition
Entries to the Race Unity Speech competition are now open for year 11, 12 and 13 high school students.
Image of the Race Unity Speech Competition Poster
Find out more

Race Unity Speech Competition

Entries to the Race Unity Speech competition are now open for year 11, 12 and 13 high school students.

In my own words - Ron Lal

Image of Ron Lal

Ron Lal is a Fijian-Indian New Zealander based in Auckland, and the co-founder of Momentum New Zealand. His creativity enables him to work with clients across multiple sectors. Ron’s purpose and passion lies in helping business owners understand the fundamentals of their business, their customers, and the environment they operate in.

Women stand proud

Women stand proud
Over 200 women signed the Press for Progress letter at the recent International Women’s Day celebration on 8 March 2018, at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall.
Find out more

Women stand proud

Image of women at the International Women's Day celebration

Over 200 women signed the Press for Progress letter at the recent International Women’s Day celebration on 8 March 2018, at Mt Albert War Memorial Hall.

Suffrage 125

The Electoral Act 1893 was passed on 19 September 1893, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote. As a result of this landmark legislation, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections. This year marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.

Are you ready for governance roles?

Are you ready for governance roles?
The Office of Ethnic Communities facilitates the appointment of people from ethnic communities to State sector boards and committees.
Find out more

Are you ready for governance roles?

Image of 'My  Board Strengths' tool available from www.women.govt.nz

The Office of Ethnic Communities facilitates the appointment of people from ethnic communities to State sector boards and committees.