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Posts Tagged ‘ cultural ’

LISTEN: Capital’s foodies embrace Ethiopia

Mar 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Ethiopian cuisine has been brought to Wellington by former refugees. SAPEER MAYRON reports on the latest in a string of eateries.

Acapella group embracing their roots

Oct 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News

Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.

Wellington’s Diwali festival gives many reasons for celebration

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular

The Indian festival of Diwali means many things to many people, JESSE CLARK discovered at Wellington’s celebrations.

Ukrainians invite public to celebrate Vshyvanka

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THE CLOSE-KNIT Ukrainian community of Wellington is opening its doors to the public to celebrate the festival of Vyshyvanka (PRON viz-shanka). Named after an embroidered shirt traditionally passed mother to son, the festival was created to help preserve and promote the Ukraine culture in New Zealand.

Health workers must be culturally competent

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

HEALTH PROFESSIONALS need to have an understanding of Pacific culture if they want to work effectively with Pacific communities. Otago University’s Associate Dean Nandika Currey says being able to relate well to someone from a different cultural background is a key skill for anyone who wants to work with Pacific people.

Pacific leaders to be asked about literacy

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFIC LEADERS and educators have been invited to take part in consultation that will define a literacy framework from the Pasifika worldview. Adult Community Education Aotearoa and the Tertiary Education Commission want to widen the definition of literacy in New Zealand.

Festival renewed after decade of bad weather

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hutt’s Belmont Spring Festival finally overcomes rain woes.