Offer free confidential advice, information and referral by trained volunteers. Open: Monday and Friday 9am – 12noon / Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 3pm. Free legal advice Thursday 1.00pm – 2.00pm. Call to confirm on the day. Satellite Service available at The Loft – Eastgate Mall – Tuesday 11.00am – 2.00pm
Information The list below is designed to be a useful source for Asian migrants, residents and students. It has been compiled by the Women’s Centre Asian support team. To someone in trouble it could be a ‘lifeline’. WOMEN’S CENTRE, Level 1, 573-579 Colombo Street, 371 7414. The times for our Asian Women’s Drop-in are Fridays … Continued
Samoan, Tongan and Zimbabwean Community/Friendship Groups. Meet: St Bernadettes Church, 76 Hei Hei Road, Hei Hei. Call the office for details.
Te Puawaitanga Ki Otautahi Trust A social group that meets the last Friday of the month to enjoy a meal and educational talk at Tauhiwi Marae.
Christchurch Resettlement Services provides free, confidential, services to Refugees and Migrants who come to live in Christchurch. Social Workers are able to help with: Income/benefit concerns; Housing; Health care; Dental care; Family concerns; School issues; Feelings of fear, worry, sadness, anger; Relationships; Clothing and household equipment; Information and counselling. The bilingual workers can: Act as … Continued
Promotes awareness and acceptance of a multicultural society, and co-operates with central and local government agencies and voluntary organisations in the promotion of awareness and acceptance of a multicultural society. Promotes social and cultural life within the community. Part of the larger group of NZ Federation of Multicultural Councils. CMC supports the Christchurch City Council’s … Continued
Promoting the advantages of ethnic diversity for New Zealand Work to improve business and trade opportunities Work to improve government’s responsiveness to ethnic communities We work to maintain and improve New Zealand’s reputation for social harmony The term ‘ethnic’ (matawaka), in the context of the mandate for the Office of Ethnic Affairs, refers to any … Continued
Ring the Help Desk number above for complaints of discrimination based on sex, marital status, religious or ethical belief, race and colour, ethnic or national origins, age, disability, family status, political opinion, employment status, sexual orientation. In public life the Act covers: Employment, e.g. Hiring & firing employees etc; Education, e.g. Student applications; Access to … Continued
PEETO provides: English for Speakers of Other Languages courses (ESOL); Vocational Training and Workbased Training; Computer Training; Cultural Orientation courses for Migrants and Refugees; Drivers Licence courses (Theory); An employment programme (funded by the Immigration Service) in association with the Refugee and Migrant Centre. Professional assessment of students’ needs – all PEETO students and prospective … Continued
A supportive social group who enjoy celebrating the Dutch culture and hold events to bring Dutch migrants together; also for support for any Dutch people who need help with stress or want to speak to someone in their own language. Friendly support network contact person the Secretary Desiree Ellery 3238641