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After Work Support Group for Families of People with Eating Disorders Starts 23 May 2012

EDANZ is starting a monthly “Drop In After Work” Support Group for people who care for others with long term/severe eating disorders. The 1st group starts on Wednesday 23rd May 5 – 6.30pm.

Supporting someone with a longterm eating disorder can be extremely challenging and isolating. This EDANZ group is starting in response to feedback from family/whanau and it is hoped that the group will help support people in this situation.

Join other families for a relaxed and supportive get together.

  • At: EDANZ,  382 Remuera Road (above Baker’s Delight)
  • On: Wednesday, 23 May
  • From: 5-6.30pm
  • For more information Phone 5222-679 or email info@ed.org.nz

EPIC NZ Conference 18 May 2012

Epic NZ Conference – Auckland 18 May

EPIC – Ethnic People in Commerce – isn’t just a new website!

The Office of Ethnic Affairs is also holding a business-focused conference aimed at building the capability and connections of ethnic small and medium sized enterprises.

The EPIC NZ Conference is taking place at Skycity Auckland Convention Centre on Friday 18 May 2012.

The forum aims to:

  • Increase the capacity of ethnic small and medium sized businesses
  • Increase the trade opportunities arising between Asia and New Zealand through the connections, networks and relationships of migrants
  • Increase the connections between ethnic businesses, government and the wider business community

Key speakers are:

  • The Minister for Ethnic Affairs, Hon Judith Collins
  • Bonnie Shek, Director, Australia/New Zealand Hong Kong Trade Development Council
  • John Ballingall, Deputy Chief Executive, NZ Institute of Economic Research
  • Fred Ohlsson, Managing Director, Business Banking, ANZ New Zealand
  • Annah Stretton, Managing Director, Stretton Group

The conference is a collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, the Ministry of Economic Development, Inland Revenue, EDANZ (Economic Development Agencies of New Zealand) and Business Associations. ANZ has provided financial assistance.