Canterbury Migrants Centre

Community Organisation

Canterbury Migrants Centre
166 St Asaph Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch 8011
1152 days ago

The Migrant Times, Issue 20, April 5 - April 18, 2017

Kevin Park from Canterbury Migrants Centre

Happy reading.

* Interview: 2017 will be a landmark in regenerating Christchurch: Albert Brantley, Chief Executive of Otakaro, and a migrant himself : goo.gl...
* Stop the sexual abuse: MSSAT completes 20 years goo.gl...

* A true champion: Memea Bubsy Eleitino Ma'aelopa-Siania
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Happy reading.

* Interview: 2017 will be a landmark in regenerating Christchurch: Albert Brantley, Chief Executive of Otakaro, and a migrant himself : goo.gl...
* Stop the sexual abuse: MSSAT completes 20 years goo.gl...

* A true champion: Memea Bubsy Eleitino Ma'aelopa-Siania
* 'We are concerned about the report published in The Press: George Clark, Manager, Canterbury Migrants Centre
* Regenerate Christchurch: Community puts ideas forward
* Discussion: Eighth Annual Regional Refugee Forum
* Profile: Restorative Justice Services Otautahi Christchurch - provide opportunities for reconciliation for victims of crime, offenders and the community
* Profile: Prisoners Aid (PARS) - reducing reoffending through community support
* National Family Violence Summit in June
* New Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki launched
* Excellence: Migrants among the best bus drivers in New Zealand
* Increased pressure on staff to change grades: Tertiary Education Union
Support for multicultural community: Cultural Connections
* Dunedin Fridge Festival: The City introduced to Indian classical dances
* Festival: After this year's success, Lyttleton Summerfest may become an annual tradition
* Anti-racism: NZ's first Anti Racism campaign reaches more than 2 million people
* Culture: Islamic art display starts in Christchurch - - aims to educate the community about the Muslim culture
* Community group: ISCC completes 20 years of existence
* Women: Awareness is needed to tackle domestic violence in the South Asian community in Christchurch - Sahaayta
* Property: Help for the Indian community in buying the first home
* Music and dance: A Bollywood musical coming to Christchurch in April
* Muhammad Yunus – the Nobel Peace Prize winner from Bangladesh, coming to Christchurch on April 9
* Grateful: Christchurch says thank you to the rebuild workers
* A Kiwi's trip of a lifetime: To The Gambia in West Africa; and Dubai, Jordan, Israel and Palestine in the Middle East; via London
* Community radio: Faka’amanaki - Tongan radio programme
* Stop education trafficking: The man on a mission - Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand Jesus S. Domingo

1163 days ago

The Migrant Times, Issue 19, March 22 - April 4, 2017

Kevin Park from Canterbury Migrants Centre

Happy reading Everyone!

Multiculturalism
* Culture Galore 2017 held on March 11, saw representation from over 70 different ethnic communities in food stalls, activities and performances
* Christchurch Polyfest 2017 held on March 18, saw 18 secondary schools across the city, celebrating the … View more
Happy reading Everyone!

Multiculturalism
* Culture Galore 2017 held on March 11, saw representation from over 70 different ethnic communities in food stalls, activities and performances
* Christchurch Polyfest 2017 held on March 18, saw 18 secondary schools across the city, celebrating the Pacific Island cultures
* Honour: Wall of Remembrance for Police dogs unveiled
* Treaty rights: Whanganui River, Te Awa Tupua, now a legal person
* Remembrance: Memorial service for Japan's 2011 tragedy at Chch's World Peace Bell
* Celebrations: University of Canterbury's Iranian Society celebrates Nowruz
* Appreciation: Selwyn's inaugural CultureFest team recognised
* Dutch here raise concerns on Dutch elections there
* Grateful: Thank you for the rebuild: Streets, Durham St Methodist community Ministry, to migrant construction workers
* Women: African women celebrate International Women’s Day in Christchurch
* Exploitation: Auckland car-wash pays $35,151 to migrant employees
* 'Living Planet': Three-day forum to look for sustainable solutions
* Filipino food experience at Learn from What You Eat programme
* Contributing: Calling on ethnic communities to join community patrols - NZ Police
* Korea is in turbulence
* Community radio: Samadhi - Voice of Sri Lanka
* Celebrations: Fiji-style holi in Chch
'* We can utterly refute this allegation'

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1178 days ago

The Migrant Times Issue 18 is available online - March 8 - March 21, 2017

Kevin Park from Canterbury Migrants Centre

* Willing to take the leadership in preventing co-ethnic exploitation of migrants: Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, National List MP

* Immigration is needed in New Zealand but we need to optimise it: James Shaw, co-leader, Green Party

* It’d be nice to have a cross party agreement to not use the … View more
* Willing to take the leadership in preventing co-ethnic exploitation of migrants: Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, National List MP

* Immigration is needed in New Zealand but we need to optimise it: James Shaw, co-leader, Green Party

* It’d be nice to have a cross party agreement to not use the race card in the upcoming elections: Dame Susan Devoy, Race Relations Commissioner

* Name and shame those who are engaged in exploiting recent immigrants from India, appeals Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi

* Festival of colour: Holi

* 'We want our four-month-old daughter back and some time to look for other options', says Indian couple whose child was removed by Child, Youth and Family on February 20

* Why volunteering will make your life better

* Migrant exploitation: Clampdown on rogue employers, as Woodhouse announces new measures

* The $6 million Community Resilience Partnership Fund launched, targeted at Canterbury’s wellbeing

* Community radio: Namaste Nepal - a greeting from Nepal

* Christchurch Hare Krishna Centre's Revival

* Christchurch Labour MP's and candidates meet with Canterbury Refugee Council

* Multiculturalism: Festival of Nations

* Canterbury Business Association launches a free migrant employment and legal advisory service

* Market: Latino summer celebrations

* Cinema: Japanese film festival at St Margaret’s College between 15-17 March

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1208 days ago

The Migrant Times, Issue 16, February 8 - February 21, 2017

Kevin Park from Canterbury Migrants Centre

The Migrant Times Issue 16 is out!

*Little talks tough: The so called leader of the free world announces the most racist, prejudiced and discriminatory policy, and our PM does nothing - Andrew Little

*PM meets demands: Extra police and more parliamentary private secretaries from ethnic … View more
The Migrant Times Issue 16 is out!

*Little talks tough: The so called leader of the free world announces the most racist, prejudiced and discriminatory policy, and our PM does nothing - Andrew Little

*PM meets demands: Extra police and more parliamentary private secretaries from ethnic communities to allay concerns of migrants

* Opera: Lansdown Narropera to feature German opera singers
Personal liability means no escape from paying staff, says Labour Inspectorate


* Race relations: Stand up to hatred - Dame Susan Devoy

* Education: India tops the offshore students visa rejection numbers with 8818 in 2016

* Community radio: Toranj in Farsi

* Indian clothing retailers ordered to pay $60,000 for intimidating ex-employees

* Migrants: New Zealand is benefitting from immigration, says New Zealand Initiative

* Book on Rewi Alley available from April 1

* Colours: Chch's Holi will be a free event this time

* ISKON's Hare Krishna Centre to reopen after 2011

* Platform launched for South Asian women

* Chinese New Year celebrations

*Food: "Learn from what we eat" in Korean style

* Culture and sports: Christchurch to host the largest gathering of Filipinos in NZ during the Labour Day weekend this year

* Multiculturalism: Chch City Council to adopt the Multicultural Strategy on Feb

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1266 days ago

The Migrant Times, Issue 14, December 14, 2016 - January 10, 2017

Kevin Park from Canterbury Migrants Centre

The Migrant Times Issue 14 is out!

You can pick up your free copies at the supermarkets near you or the public libraries.

Equal footing for Chinese companies in New Zealand is desired: Consul General Jin Zhijian in Christchurch
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* Nurse Maude Showcase: Caring since 1896
* … View more
The Migrant Times Issue 14 is out!

You can pick up your free copies at the supermarkets near you or the public libraries.

Equal footing for Chinese companies in New Zealand is desired: Consul General Jin Zhijian in Christchurch
and

* Nurse Maude Showcase: Caring since 1896
* Philippines - Every Filipino living in NZ is a potential diplomat: Domingo
* Names: North Canterbury will remove racist names
* Festival: The Garden City gets a Taste of Korea
* Recap 2016
* Policing: CAB hosts seminar for migrants in Ashburton
* Radio: African Flava
* Waimakariri: English classes for migrants
* Police: Use caution on State Highway 7, Lewis Pass alternate highway during holidays

" Learn from What We Eat" Programme

* Education: International students well-being into focus in the South Island

* Parade: Santa comes to town

Happy reading.
We will come back with the first issue on 11th January 2017.
We would like to extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season.

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