Award Winning Writer Appointed to Communications Sub Commission

Award Winning Writer Appointed to Communications Sub Commission Paul Diamond (Ngati Haua, Te Rarawa, Ngapuhi) has been appointed to the Communications and Information Sub Commission.  An award winning writer, journalist and producer, Mr Diamond’s works have won Qantas Media and Media Peace Awards and in 2001 he was awarded a David Low Chevning Fellowship to… Read more »

Ethnic Diversity Broadcasting Forum, June 2009

Ethnic Diversity Broadcasting Forum, June 2009 Hosted by NZ On Air and the Office of Ethnic Affairs, this forum focused on how NZ’s changing demographics will affect the broadcast media in 2020.  Promoted by NZOA board member and UNESCO NZ National Commission member Paul Smith for several years this initiative was a significant achievement and… Read more »

Diverse Projects Supported by UNESCO Contestable Fund

Diverse Projects Supported by UNESCO Contestable Fund Human rights education in schools, climate change projects in colleges and an information technology festival on the remote East Cape are some of the innovative projects supported this year by the NZ National Commission for UNESCO’s Contestable Activity Fund or UCAF. “Promoting peace and social justice in New… Read more »

SANZ to Launch Blueprint for Global Sustainability

SANZ to Launch Blueprint for Global Sustainability In September, Sustainable Aotearoa NZ or SANZ is to release the resource, “Strong Sustainability for NZ: principles and scenarios”.  A blueprint for sustainability that replaces the widely-used triple bottom line measure and instead gives social, environmental, and economic values equal weighting, with a model that gives greater priority… Read more »

Migrating Kitchens Exhibition, Te Pataka Museum, Porirua

Migrating Kitchens Exhibition, Te Pataka Museum, Porirua For many migrating families, traditional foods from home are a way to celebrate unique cultural identity and heritage: these are also a tasty reminder of home! The Migrating Kitchen Exhibition is on again at Te Pataka Museum in Porirua, in which people are invited to step inside the… Read more »