• EPIC NZ Speaker - Bhavini Doshii


    Meet our amazing speakers for this year's EPIC NZ Conference being held 30th June 2017. Don't forget to register if you haven't already.

  • EPIC NZ Speaker - Priti Ambani


    Meet our amazing speakers for this year's EPIC NZ Conference being held 30th June 2017. Don't forget to register if you haven't already.

  • Upcoming Conference

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    The International Asian and Ethnic Minority Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016, hosted by the Centre for Asian and Ethnic Minority Health Research (CAHRE) and eCALD®, will be held on 6 - 7 September 2016 at the University of Auckland’s Tāmaki Campus.

    With a theme of “Working Together to Achieve Better Health Outcomes” the 2016 CAHRE conference brings together health practitioners, service providers, service managers, policy makers, researchers, community leaders and students to share their knowledge and experiences in Asian and ethnic minority health.

  • Lining up Languages

    If you build it, and it’s good, sometimes they really will come.

    That was certainly the case for the Office of Ethnic Communities in Wellington last week.  More than 150 people from around New Zealand gathered at Te Papa for the first ever Lining Up Languages: Navigating Policy and Programmes conference. Aimed at fostering discussion about government policy and activity in relation to language use and learning in New Zealand, the two-day conference brought together a range of speakers from government, academia and the private and not-for-profit sectors to work together to develop language use and learning in New Zealand.

  • EPIC NZ 2014 in Wellington inspires and informs

    Chris Teeling, Global head of Strategy, Xero provided an inspiring story of growth and success

    Wellington played host to its second EPIC NZ conference on 26 June 2014. Approximately 160 people enjoyed an opportunity to make new business connections and to listen to an inspiring line-up of speakers. The conference focussed on the potential in the city’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector and the day provided practical advice on how small businesses in New Zealand can ‘make it big’ at home and offshore.

  • Going Bananas

    Weilun Hua demonstrates Chinese brush painting

    The Going Bananas conference was back after a five year hiatus at the Auckland Business School on  30 May. The two-day international gathering was  hosted by  the Auckland branch of the New Zealand Chinese Association.

  • 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'.

  • EPIC NZ Conferences 2013 - Connecting businesses

    EPIC NZ 2013 is the leading networking event for New Zealand businesses to connect with ethnic businesses to harness potential trade opportunities.

    Two conferences, in Auckland and Wellington, will highlight the importance of networks, provide tools to grow your business, and showcase local success stories.

    Auckland: 24 May 2013, 1pm - 5pm at The Langham Hotel. 

    Wellington: 13 June 2013, 1pm - 4pm at Te Papa.

  • 'Pathways to Metropolis' conference – immigration issues and futures

    Topical immigration subjects will be the focus of this year's 'Pathways to Metropolis in the 21st Century: Immigration Issues and Futures' conference being held in Auckland from 24 to 26 October.

    The conference will explore a range of issues:

  • Connecting and building businesses

    Watch a video about our Connecting the Regions visit to Dunedin.