3rd         Refugee Settlement Workshops

Presbyterian Support South Canterbury in partnership with Red Cross New Zealand are presenting two workshops in Timaru about New Zealand refugee settlement:

  • Introduction to the refugee journey, 10am – 12pm
  • Working cross culturally in refugee settlement, 1pm – 3pm

These workshops are open to all members of the Timaru community and any services/agencies that work with (or will in the future) former refugees.

To register your place please email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4TH        Le Va -  Engaging Pasifika Cultural Competency, 9.30am – 4.00pm

  • Training programme focussing on better engagement between health and disability Services and Pasifika people and their families.
  • Places are limited so please clink on the link below to express your interest

https://leva.arlo.co/register?sgid=875f6a1b38ce42a7846a7389aa493d70

               Waimate Connect 10.00am – 2.00pm

Multicultural Aoraki are heading down to Waimate. Please contact Tracey on 687 7332 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you’d like to arrange an appointment

6th         Te Aitarakihi Arts Market, 10.00am – 2.00pm

An Arts and Crafts market to promote the Arts and Handcrafts being produced in Timaru/South Canterbury.

For further information or if you are interested in having a stall please contact Dominique at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

11th       Ezispeak Training

 Ezispeak is an on-demand language service who have interpreters for over 180 languages.

Book an appointment with Multicultural Aoraki on the 11th for your business, school, agency or community group to learn how to help eliminate language barriers and better serve our community through real time communication. Appointments to be made through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

16th & 24th

              Refugee Settlement Services (RSS) Open Days

Call into RSS at 3 Sophia Street to find out about the services and support they can offer our former refugee families.

  • Tuesday the 16th from 10am-12pm and Wednesday the 24th from 2-4pm

 17th & 22nd      

              English Language Partners (ELP) Open Days

Call into ELP at 3 Sophia Street and find out what they can offer with regards to English Language help.

  • Wednesday the 17th from 12pm – 2pm and Monday the 22nd from 10am – 12pm

18th       Fairlie/Tekapo Connect

Multicultural Aoraki are heading to Fairlie/Tekapo. Please contact Katy on 687 7332 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you’d like to arrange an appointment.

20th       International Food Festival

Celebrating our rich cultural diversity for Race Relations Day

Join us down at the Timaru Artisan Farmers Market from 9.00-1.00pm to sample some delicious International food. There will also be crafts and performances from some of our local cultural groups. We have over 20 different stalls and performances so it’s going to be a fantastic day.

26th       International Dress-Up Day

Join us and take part in an International mufti Day. Lots of our South Canterbury Schools and businesses are taking part so don’t get left out.

Take a photo of your group and send it into This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the 31st of March and be in to win a Multicultural morning tea – winners announced on the 6th of April.

              International Storytime at the Timaru Library, 11.30am – 12.00pm

Head along to the Timaru library to hear an International story during their Storytime

 

Contact Multicultural Aoraki

Phone : +64 03 687 7332
Location: 27 Sophia St, Timaru 7910
Email us:  info@multiculturalaoraki.org.nz
Office Hours: 9am-2pm Mon-Fri

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