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INVITE: Christchurch Youth Workshop 22 April 2017
Migrants Centre
Category: Workshop | Seminar | Forum
Event Date: 22/04/2017 00:00 ~ 22/04/2017 00:00

Kia ora and sincerely hope you are well. I am writing to seek your assistance in forwarding the message below to your networks in Christchurch.


The New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Independent Police Conduct Authority, Multicultural New Zealand and Hui E have partnered to hold a series of youth workshops nationally. The purpose of these workshops are to explore some of the barriers youth face when accessing social services particularly when they require assistance. The workshops will provide a positive environment to interact, discuss these issues and mutually educate and inform.


The youth will also contribute to developing a Youth APP – YouthAoteaReo funded by New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO. This will serve as an ongoing national resource to support youth.


We are seeking your assistance to promote the workshop in Christchurch on 22 April 2017. Please can the attached information be shared through your community networks and youth encouraged to register. The workshop is free to attend, includes culturally appropriate meals and free wifi. Open to all youth aged 14 – 25, however age is not a barrier but a guide. Our focus is on getting the key voices of youth in the workshop.


We are confident this positive initiative will strengthen our engagement with youth, particularly those from Maori, Pacific and Ethnic communities and former refugee and migrant backgrounds.


The attached documents refers. Please include when you forward to your networks.


Date: Saturday 22 April 2017


Time: 9.30am to 4.00pm


Venue: Christchurch Community House, 301 Tuam Street, Christchurch Central 8011


Register through Facebook link:  https://www.facebook.com/pg/youthaoteareo/events/


We are grateful for your support.



Nga mihi



Rakesh Naidoo
Strategic Advisor Race Relations
New Zealand Human Rights Commission | Te Kāhui Tika Tangata 
PO Box 10424, The Terrace, Wellington 6143 Vector House, Level 8, 44 The Terrace, Wellington 6011
DDI 04 4716742 | M 027 2156872 | Email [email protected]