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News & Events

A Week of Craic

Saturday 17/03/2018

Sky Tower, Auckland Museum and other notable Auckland buildings are turning green for St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy the celebrations this week without turning green yourself!

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Mind the Gap!

Thursday 08/03/2018

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." – Gloria Steinem

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Tonga Needs You Now

Wednesday 14/02/2018

Tonga has been smashed and needs your help now. Cyclone Gita has done her worst. It’s time for us to do our best. Please reach out to Tonga and donate cash now.

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Community Notices

See your Navy in action!

Saturday 24/03/2018

Devonport Naval Base will hold a free Open Day from 10am to 4pm on Saturday March 24. Visitors will be able to tour several of the RNZN’s ships, talk to the personnel who crew them, and see the state-of-the-art technology on board.

There will be helicopter displays, marquee displays set up by trades, training, recruiting and the Navy Band will perform. There will also be a food court with refreshments and entertainment for children and the Navy Museum will be part of the Open Day and will host an interactive exhibition with model ship maker Graham Beeson.

The Devonport ferry will be running as usual, and free shuttle buses will take visitors from the Base to the Navy Museum and return. For more information on the Open Day go to the Navy’s Facebook page @NZNavy which will have updated event news.

Free Conversational English Classes

Thursday 08/02/2018

It costs you nothing but time.  Join weekly Beginners’ English class covering grammar, listening and pronunciation exercises. Taught by a local qualified English teacher, the classes are at the Pt. Chev Community Centre, Tuesdays from 12pm to 3pm.  A free and friendly way to improve your English – enquiries to

Get work ready with C.A.B.

Wednesday 21/03/2018

CAB Central Auckland branch offers FREE intensive courses for migrant jobseekers. The courses support participants to understand the NZ workplace and discover what employers need. Courses: two group workshops; two one-on-one sessions; two follow-up Job Club sessions. Registration is essential, Apply now or phone 09 302 3676. First workshops start Weds 21 and Thur 22 March, 10am-2pm, Whare Wananga, Auckland Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne Street.

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