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Invest in your leadership development - Talanoa Malosi- Public Speaking training
Event Date: 01/01/1970 12:00

Talofa lava, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Bula vinaka, Namaste, Malo ni, Halo ola keta, Mauri, Fakatalofa atu, Kia ora and Greeting Friends and Colleagues,


I would like to extend an invitation to Pacific professionals who are keen to invest in their leadership development and enhance  their public speaking skills.


Following the success of the first Talanoa Malosi we are now offering 16 places to Pacific community members who would like to develop their public speaking skills.


What:                    Talanoa Malosi – Public speaking Training


When:                  Tuesday - 11th October, Tuesday - 18th October,  Tuesday - 25th October,  Tuesday – 1st November,  Tuesday – 8th November, Tuesday – 15th November



Who:                     Pacific Professionals


Where:                 Pegasus Health

                                160 Bealey Avenue



NB:                         Places are limited so be in quick.

                                Please do not apply if you are unable to attend at least 5 of the 6  sessions.


Further enquiries to:


Maria Pasene  | Pacific Health Manager |  Pegasus Health (Charitable)  Ltd


P:  (03) 353 0216  |M :  0212226417  |   W:   www.pegasus.org.nz  |  E: [email protected]


P O Box 741, Christchurch 8140  |  160 Bealey Ave, Christchurch 8014


Fakamalolo ke he tau amaamanakiaga, ke mafola ai e tau matakainaga

Strengthen all endeavours and the community will benefit - Niue

Advance Care Planning Training opportunities
Event Date: 01/01/1970 12:00

Dear Colleagues


Valuable ACP Training Opportunities coming to Canterbury!

I am delighted to let you know about three upcoming Advance Care Planning (ACP) training opportunities in Canterbury.

Please feel free to share and the attached flyers with any interested colleagues.



Advance Care Planning One Day Workshops (L1A):          19th October 2016         Christchurch           (Closing date 14th September)

                                                                                                25 November 2016       Ashburton              (Closing date 14th October)


Advance Care Planning Level 2 Practitioner Training:      31st Oct-1st Nov 2016    Christchurch           (Closing date 12th September)



NEW The L1A or One Day Workshop is for any health care practitioner or management team member interested in learning more about ACP and ACP policies and processes.


This workshop will:

-          Support you to take part in basic/uncomplicated ACP conversations

-          Explore the New Zealand legal framework & where ACP sits within it

-          Explore ethical challenges in ACP & how this impacts on your practice

-          Assist you to capture a patient’s voice through conversations & documentation

There are 16 places available per course and has been awarded 6.7CME credits by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

Please note successful delegates must have completed the L1 eLearning module prior to attending.


The Level 2 Training is for experienced doctors, nurses and allied health workers who are involved with  patients, particularly those with long term conditions in hospitals, community health settings and residential aged care facilities.


The 2 day course is designed to help develop advanced communication skills to help clinicians effectively initiate & participate in complex communication conversations.


There are 10 places available on the L2 course and it requires 100% attendance from delegates. It is not suitable for new graduate staff in their first scope of practice. The course has been accredited with up to 17.2 CME points from the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.


Please note there is compulsory pre-work to be completed prior to attending L2 training. This includes background reading, and the completion of the L1 eLearning module.


Both the L1A and the L2 courses are now fully funded.


For further details and to apply please see the attached flyers.


Or if you have any questions please email: [email protected] or [email protected]


Warm regards


Jane Goodwin BN (1st Class Hons), MHealSc

    Advance Care Planning Facilitator | Canterbury Initiative | Christchurch Hospital

 (:DDI (03) 3640217  | (:Internal 80217  |  (: Mobile 0212650013 | * Email [email protected]

‘Working with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse People’
Event Date: 01/01/1970 12:00

Hi All

I have attached a flyer on a course we have coming up ‘Working with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse People.’  It would be really appreciated if you could forward it to your contacts.


Kind regards


Lee-Anne Tarling

Education Co-ordinator


Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

116 Marshland Road, Shirley, Christchurch

PO Box 32 035, Christchurch 8147

P: 03 365 5344 or 0800 424 399

E: [email protected]




Community English Class

Hi Folks

This is the place where English classes are running for migrants who are interested in improving their English skills.

Scholarships - ANZEA conference 2016
Event Date: 01/01/1970 12:00


Scholarships – ANZEA Conference 2016

Five (5) ANZEA scholarships are available for individuals and community-based organisations.


Attached are the information and the application form. Please share this opportunity with your networks.


Applications close midnight, Sunday 29 May. Applicants will be informed of the outcome by Friday 10 June at the latest.


I would encourage early applications.




Shelly P E Rao

Senior Adviser Pacific (Evaluation Services)

Education Review Office

Level 1, 101 Lambton Quay

Box 2799, Wellington

Mobile: 0275 588 359


ERO colour logo

Website http: www.ero.govt.nz


Ko te Tamaiti te Pütake o te Kaupapa!

The Child - the Heart of the Matter

Healthy Conversation Skills training inquiry
Event Date: 01/01/1970 12:00

Hi all


Please see the email below from Melissa regarding the possibility of getting a Healthy Conversation Skills training session held here for interested parties.


We need 12-16 interested people before the trainers will come to Christchurch and quoted below are some dates that are free at the moment.


Please let me know:

1.       If you are interested in attending a Healthy Conversation Skills training session

2.       Which of the dates you would be available to attend.


Many thanks


Zero-Fee Computing Course 2016 - Royal Business College
Event Date: 01/01/1970 12:00

ESOL classes

This is the information about our ESOL classes in Burnside.

Can you advertise this for us?



Learning English and Kiwi Culture

Wednesday 9.30am - 11.30am during the school term.

Cost: $4 per session

Burnside Elim Community Church

193 Grahams Rd

Enquiries phone 358 4486

email: [email protected]


We have a website also.



The flier is a little out of date as the cost is now $4.


Kind regards,

Christine Arnold

Please advertise our 2016 Aniva Scholarships.

Hi All


Please forward to your Pacific networks.




From: [email protected] [mailto:Catherine_Jeffries@MOH.govt.nzOn Behalf Of[email protected]
Sent: Friday, 16 October 2015 6:49 p.m.
Subject: Please advertise our 2016 Aniva Scholarships.


Pacific Greetings All 

It would be greatly appreciated if you could please advertise our Aniva Scholarships on your Organisations website or scholarships page. We would like to promote our scholarships to our Pacific Students as widely as possible through your website and any other social media pages, newsletters etc.  that may reach our Pacific students studying a health related course.

The Ministry of Health Aniva Scholarships 2016 (Formerly known as the Pacific Health Workforce Awards) are now open and will close 22 January 2016, 5pm. For more information and to apply for a Scholarship, please click on the link below. 


The Aniva Scholarships are a national Pacific health workforce development initiative. The Scholarships aim to strengthen the Pacific health workforce by providing financial assistance to Pacific students who are committed to improving Pacific health outcomes via undertaking a tertiary health related course.  Preference is given to those studying in medicine, nursing, midwifery, oral health, and allied health disciplines. 

Please forward onto your friends and families who might be interested in applying. 

Have a good weekend 

Kind regards, 

Catherine Jeffries l Programme Administrator 
Pacific Health Improvement Team 
Sector Capability and Implementation l Ministry of Health 

p: 64 4 816 2025 e: [email protected]   

The 2016 Aniva Scholarship applications are now open. Apply through the link below



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