Director's Blog

  • January 2015 - Happy New Year

    Video message from the Director of the Office of Ethnic Affairs, Berlinda Chin.

  • Celebration of Eid

    In the spirit of celebration we join our Muslim Communities to commemorate the end of Eid.

    Check out the clip to find out more.

  • Harnessing Leadership Potential

    Harnessing Leadership Potential in communities in New Zealand is really important for our growth economically, socially and culturally says Director for the Office of Ethnic Affairs Berlinda Chin.

    Check out the clip to find out more.

  • Director's Update - November 2013

    Berlinda Chin

    The month of November had us in full swing with a range of activities before 2013 draws to a close. From connecting ethnic businesses and investors in the Otago region to holding a Muslim World Forum in Auckland, the Office continues to increase visibility of opportunities that ethnic diversity can bring to New Zealand.

  • Connecting with the World

    New Zealand's future is dependent on connections with the rest of the world and we have a unique opportunity to draw on the skills that migrants bring to the community says Ethnic Affairs Director Mervin Singham. What type of skills, knowledge and experience are needed and how do we make the most of the opportunities available.