Summary of Last Week's News

MCWLast week's news and events from the Council and the many different cultures who are are contributing to the health and vibrancy of our city. Please contact the Secretary to include your news and events on this site. See the Calendar of Events. Follow us on Facebook.

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Refugee Safety & Well-Being Day 2015

Refugee Safety & Well-Being Day 2015 Refugee Trauma Recovery in collaboration with 31 other organisations in the Wellington region bring you the Refugee Safety & Well-Being Day on the 1st of November 2015. Please find the poster, and details on free transport available from Porirua & Lower Hutt.... Keep Reading

4 days ago

New Zealand Malaysian Society Deepavali, EOY Get Together & Christmas Dinner

Everyone is welcome at the New Zealand Malaysian Society Deepavali, EOY Get Together & Christmas Dinner. It will take place at the Johnsonville Community Centre, Moorefield Road, Johnsonville from 6.30pm on Saturday the 21st November 2015. Keep Reading

4 days ago

Be | Longing. A Play About The Experiences Of Migrants In New Zealand

Be | Longing. A Play About The Experiences Of Migrants In New Zealand ‘Be | Longing’, is Talking House Trust’s highly relevant and acclaimed verbatim play about the experiences of migrants trying to make their way in New Zealand. It’s at BATS Theatre for a limited season from November 17 - 21. Be | Longing was c... Keep Reading

6 days ago

Fiji Football Association Tournament

The Fiji Football Association of Wellington hosted a football tournament in Alex Moore park, Johnsonville. It was a fantastic event represented by 8 teams remembering their district in Fiji. Keep Reading

6 days ago

Some Great Tips For Helping To Learn Chinese

To help those of you who are maybe new to learning Chinese, are considering studying a new language or even just need a push in the right direction, here are some suggested do’s and don’ts that may really help you along the way. Here is an article shared by the NZ China Friendship Society including thoughts by a Chinese language student that... Keep Reading

Fri 16 Oct 2015, 10:58 am

Hypnotist Gerard V Comedy Show

Head along to the unmissable Hypnotist show November 15th for an absorbing one and a half hour family show you will never forget. Hosted by the Armenian Association, this fundraiser has all proceeds going towards erecting a “khachkar” – a memorial to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Keep Reading

Fri 16 Oct 2015, 10:35 am

The Art and Literature of Ancient Egypt

This series of six lectures (21 Oct - 25 Nov) will give you an insight into the art and literature of Egypt’s ancient civilisation. You will analyse the processes by which art was executed, the materials used, the themes captured and how the art differed according to its purpose and audience. Can the songs, tales and biographies of these people... Keep Reading

Thu 15 Oct 2015, 07:38 am

Film Series. Since 1945 - Image, Memory, Testimony

The Holocaust Centre of NZ and the Goethe-Institut are partnering to present a month-long cinematic reflection (18 Oct - 18 Nov) on the impact of the Holocaust from the survivor to second and third generations. Keep Reading

Thu 15 Oct 2015, 07:26 am

StoryPlace Programme at Te Papa: Celebrating Pasifika

Spend a magical time at StoryPlace where your preschool children (1-5 years) and you can explore museum-related themes through play, games, stories and songs. From 12 - 30 October, you and your children can revel in all things Pasifika. Keep Reading

Thu 15 Oct 2015, 07:02 am

Not-For-Profit Industry Survey

Philanthropy NZ invites you to participate in the second trans-Tasman not-for-profit industry survey. Keep Reading

Wed 14 Oct 2015, 05:39 pm

ASEAN Film Festival 2015

Six films from ASEAN countries will be shown on 31 October to 01 November 2015 at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa Museum. Keep Reading

Tue 13 Oct 2015, 07:02 am

Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards

Entries for the Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards are now open. If you know of a person who has an amazing story to tell about achieving their dreams, why not nominate them for an award? You can also be inspired by reading stories about past winners. Keep Reading

Tue 13 Oct 2015, 06:37 am

 

 
 
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