Notice of Departure and Funeral Arrangement (Octavius Jones)

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Octavius Jones. Octavius while carrying out his doctoral studies at Victoria University of Wellington was an active member of the African community. He regularly took part in the Kiswahili workshops run by Africa Connection Aotearoa (ACA) and passionately shared about his time in Africa and … Read more

New Zealand General Election Workshop

ACCW is running a New Zealand General Election Workshop in collaboration with Generation Vote. The aim of this workshop is to improve awareness and knowledge on the voting system in New Zealand. The workshop also aims to foster empowerment for our African community voters in the forthcoming general election. Date: 01 October 2023Time: 1pm -2pmVenue: Johnsonville Community Centre, 3 Frankmoore … Read more

Health and Wellbeing Sector Expression of Interest

This is a call for our community who work in health and wellbeing affiliations to register their details with ACCW. The Health and Wellbeing Committee of ACCW is establishing a database that lists people in our community with particular professional skills and areas of interest in the health sector. We recognise that such individuals are … Read more

Ubuntu Learning Hub – Session 10

The concluding Ubuntu Learning Hub Session 10 Session 10 Topic is: Understanding New Zealand Bicultural Framework and Marae Visit At the end of the sessions, participants would have gained: We have Kaikaranga and Kaikorero who will be speaking on our behalf as we get invited on to the Marae. Kaumatua will brief us on the … Read more

Ubuntu Learning Hub – Session 9

The Ubuntu Learning Hub continues Session 9 Session 9 Adult Topic is: The New Zealand Curriculum Refresh Session 9 Youth Topic is: DJ101-All the skills you need to start your DJ journey At the end of the sessions, participants would have gained: Parents knowledge about the curriculum refresh and youth knowledge about essential skills in … Read more

Ubuntu Learning Hub – Session 8

The Ubuntu Learning Hub continues Session 8 Session 8 Adult Topic is: Nutrition and Healthy Lunches Session 8 Youth Topic is: Start-Up 101 – The ABC’s of starting your business tomorrow At the end of the sessions, participants would have gained: Parents knowledge about essential dietary requirements for children and youth knowledge about essential skills … Read more

Official Complaint Against Mike Hosking’s Africa Denigration Statement

Under the ethics of journalism, Mike Hosking was given a job to present objective discourse but ended up denigrating people of African descent in one of his morning talk shows. While this cannot be argued to be a one-off statement or statements made in error, a repeated pattern has been observed in Mike’s derogatory use … Read more