Workshops on barriers to employment

Employment preparation workshops run by Multicultural Learning and Support Services (MCLaSS) Employment Support team are proving popular with unskilled refugee and migrant jobseekers with low level of English. The workshops address one of the most frustrating barriers to successfully getting and keeping a job, namely, not knowing and understanding New Zealand employment rights and responsibilities and social welfare policies. The…

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Innovative approach adds exclusivity to Hotel

An ambience that bespeaks aesthetic beauty and elegance, eco-friendly environment, state-of-the-art facilities and amenities and a highly motivated and professional qualified management and staff are among the factors that distinguishes Sudima Hotel which has an airport attached. The first property of the Sudima chain in Auckland (the others are located in Rotorua and Christchurch Airport) has an innovative approach that…

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Krishna devotees to mark Janmashtami

Devotees of Lord Krishna in New Zealand would join their counterparts worldwide to mark the birthday of their favourite God later this month. The ‘Hare Krishnas’ of Auckland, comprising members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKON) have begun preparations for the festival with piety and commitment typical of the organisation. The Radha Giridhari Temple on Highway 28 would…

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Refugee job seekers assured help in Porirua

Refugee and migrant jobseekers in the Porirua area are now getting weekly advice and assistance from a member of the Multicultural Learning and Support Services (MCLaSS) employment support team. Employment facilitator Faduma Moallin is now at the Porirua Work and Income Centre every Tuesday. The arrangement follows a request from Refugee Services for MCLaSS to expand its service to include…

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