• EPIC NZ Conference Programme

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    Conference Programme

  • Money Matters Workshops September 2015

    The Office of Ethnic Communities are running funding workshops in various regions around New Zealand in conjunction with Philanthropy New Zealand. [Funding workshops are now closed]. The workshops are glasses, pen and calculator on study deskdesigned to support community organisations to complete robust targeted funding applications and strengthen their understanding of the not-for-profit funding sector.

  • The Minister for Ethnic Communities’ National Forums

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    Over the next few months, the Minister for Ethnic Communities, Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-liga, will be holding a series of forums around the country to learn more about New Zealand’s ethnic communities.
    These forums are designed to give the Minister a greater understanding of the needs and aspirations of people in these communities, along with the key issues and challenges they are facing.

  • EPIC NZ Go Global Forum - Auckland 2 May 2015

    This annual Ethnic People in Commerce NZ (EPIC NZ) conference provides a significant forum to build connections between ethnic businesses, entrepreneurs and investors and the wider New Zealand business community. It also offers advice about doing business overseas. This is the leading networking event for New Zealand businesses to connect with ethnic businesses to harness potential trade opportunities. Information about the next EPIC conference will be available soon. Below is information about previous conferences.

  • Lining up Language: Navigating Government Policy Programme - Presentations

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  • Lining up Language: Navigating Government Policy

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    The Office of Ethnic Communities is proud to host Lining up Language: Navigating Policy and Programmes, a two-day conference aimed at fostering discussion about government policy and activity in relation to language use and learning in New Zealand.

  • Upcoming Interpreter Seminar - New Plymouth

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    Topic:          'Professional Practice'

  • EPIC NZ GO Global Forum - Wellington - 26 June 2014


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  • Blender Networking Events

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    Free Networking Opportunity

    Join guest speaker Malcolm Rands (Ecoman), Chief Executive Officer of ecostore, and Master of Ceremonies Simon Shepherd, Reporter/Representer at TV3 for a night of learning, inspiration and networking.

  • EthnicA 2014 Conference - Auckland

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    Building a Stronger New Zealand

    Join us as we celebrate the contributions that people of many ethnicities are making to build a more inclusive and economically sustainable New Zealand.

    The 2014 EthnicA conference programme will feature ethnic leaders and professionals whose success is built on their ability to "walk in two worlds". Hear also from emerging young ethnic leaders about the New Zealand they are working to create and be challenged to consider your own 'right to lead'.