What's new

  • Connecting entrepreneurs

    The Office of Ethnic Affairs demonstrated its new business matching database at the recent Auckland Business Opportunities and Franchise Expo.

    The Expo attracted 3,500 people to the ASB Showground on 10, 11 and 12 August.

  • EPIC NZ database

    Connect with businesses overseas without leaving home!

    Are you a small or medium sized business wanting to connect with other businesses, find specific skills or resource or look at options overseas?

    A new database offers you just that.  Register Now!

  • Nominations service

    Delegates at the Women in Public Service Project conference in Washington DC

    Are you interested in helping to make decisions in the public sector?

    The Office of Ethnic Communities keeps a database of New Zealanders from ethnic communities1 who are suitably qualified to be considered for appointment to a number of government boards, committees and advisory groups, including those of Crown companies.

    The positions represent an excellent opportunity to contribute to the prosperity and strength of New Zealand’s economy and communities.

  • Play a role in the celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

    The Diamond Jubilee emblem

    Community groups and other organisations in New Zealand are being encouraged to think up ways of celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee taking place this year.

    2012 marks the 60th year since the Queen was crowned and she plays a central role in New Zealand's constitutional arrangements.

  • Latest update from the Office of Ethnic Affairs

    Reporting back from the Alliance of Civilisations forum

    Delegates from around the world, including New Zealand, travelled to the Middle Eastern city of Doha, Qatar in mid December, for the United Nation's Alliance of Civilisations forum.

    These annual meetings began taking place in 2008. The forum aims to galvanize international action against extremism through the forging of international, intercultural and interreligious dialogue and cooperation.

  • EPIC NZ database

  • Director's update - January 2012

    Blurbage goes here.