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Enjoy a multiculture experience from International Student hosting!

DO YOU HAVE A SPARE A ROOM AND TIME TO HOST AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT? NMIT is seeking families willing to offer homestay to international student(s). We encourage those who: • Have a home within easy walking distance to NMIT / Nelson CBD. • Can offer a safe, supportive and welcoming environment to an international student. • Would enjoy being able to offer students a kiwi family living experience • Are interested in learning about another country and culture. • Can transport students from/to the airport on arrival/departure; and to/from NMIT for the first 2 weeks at least. Full Board payment is $250.00 per week with food included. Independent Board is $190.00 per week, food not included. For further information, please see attached and visit NMIT website link: or contact [email protected] – WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU. Thank you for your support.
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Communicating Clearly and Fairly in the Workplace – Evening Workshop

Presenter: Cher Williscroft, Managing Director of Breakthrough Communication, Conflict Management Ltd

Cher lives in Nelson and has been teaching communication skills for 30 years. Cher has a background in HR and organisation development.

Communicating Clearly and Fairly in the Workplace

10 hour course over 5 Tuesday evenings (5.30 – 7.30 pm) – October/November 2017

Max 10 people – $195 for 5 sessions

To purchase your ticket, or for more information, please visit:

You will learn to solve problems, agree on changes in behaviour, develop trust, and improve your workplace relationships by using Cher’s practical step-by-step method for having courageous conversations in real workplace problems.

Who would benefit:
This workshop is targeted to people working in small businesses who want to communicate better when dealing with staff, customers, partners, suppliers, shareholders, and directors.

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NBCF Executive Officer

Nelson Bays Community Foundation is growing an investment fund that supports local charities to deliver vital services, from giving a helping hand to people and families in need, to caring for our ecological environment, nourishing our culturally diverse community, and embracing local arts and culture. We seek an Executive Officer to help us build a long-term future for the Nelson Tasman region.
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Nelson Multicultural Council and Victoria University research project for Nelson Tasman

Nelson Multicultural Council and Victoria University are undertaking some research to look at the growing diversity of Nelson Tasman. More than 20% of the people in this region were born overseas and Nelson has the third highest percentage of people born overseas for any region in New Zealand after Auckland and Wellington. New migrants in the region bring a diversity and vibrancy which creates an even richer mix of people in this area. We are interested to talk with them about their experience – to find out what is going well and to see how anything could be made easier as they settle in to their new home. The next workshop will be held at Tahunanui Community Centre, 61 Muratai Street, Nelson on Saturday, 7 October from 10am to 2pm with lunch provided. If you would like to attend, please contact Brigid Ryan, Ph. 5402321 or 021400718. Email is [email protected]
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Nelson Public Libraries’ 175

On 27 September, Nelson Public Libraries, and our early partners, the Nelson Institute will celebrate 175 years of operation. No other library in the country can say they have served the community for a longer period of time. All are welcome to join us - we have events, and displays, throughout the day.
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