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A nationwide telephone interpreting service will be a priority for the next Labour Government, Ethnic Affairs Minister George Hawkins says.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Employing additional community advisors in the Office of Ethnic Affairs will mean better communication, a better informed government and a stronger base for New Zealand’s ethnic communities, says Ethnic Affairs Minister, George Hawkins.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

The government is to introduce a new telephone interpreting service to allow better communication between New Zealand’s growing ethnic community and key government departments.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

A nationwide telephone interpreting service will be a priority for the next Labour Government, Ethnic Affairs Minister George Hawkins says.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

The Office of Ethnic Affairs is to receive a $700,000 funding boost.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Ethnic Affairs Minister George Hawkins has today welcomed the launch of a nationwide Chinese Lifeline service

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Today’s apology for the poll tax and related discrimination against Chinese settlers in the late 1800s demonstrates the government’s desire to build lasting partnerships with Ethnic New Zealanders, said Ethnic Affairs Minister George Hawkins.“

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Thank you for inviting me to address the Asian Social Services Symposium today.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Ethnic Affairs Minister George Hawkins has welcomed the latest reduction in unemployment, which includes a substantial drop in unemployment among Ethnic New Zealanders.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

· Many thanks to Dinesh Patel and the organising committee of the Indian Cultural Society. I know that you have brought together a dynamic and enthusiastic group to organise this and other Indian cultural events.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

It is a pleasure to be here to celebrate the launch of the Auckland Office of Ethnic Affairs.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Special greetings to the Mayor of Wellington, the Race Relations Conciliator, and the organisers from the Ethnic Council of Wellington.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Ethnic Affairs Minister George Hawkins today formally launched the Office of Ethnic Affairs at a function at Parliament.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

I would like to acknowledge the Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Helen Clark; the New Zealand Federation of Ethnic Councils; the Race Relations Conciliator; my fellow Parliamentary colleagues; members of the diplomatic community and other invited guests.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

The Government is leading by example and has contributed $500,000 towards relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in India.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Exciting the senses, exploring the sights, enjoying the sounds and tasting the cuisine is all part of the Festival of Asia.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Minister for Ethnic Affairs Hon George Hawkins said steady economic growth, lower unemployment and strong consumer confidence is benefiting Chinese business-people.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Three years on-the-air is an outstanding achievement for AM990 Radio Chinese.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Thank you to you all for being here today on this very important and happy occasion.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Rt. HON HELEN CLARK
PRIME MINISTER

12 February 2001

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Minister for Ethnic Affairs Hon George Hawkins has highlighted a significant reduction in unemployment among those from Ethnic communities.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

Today we are here to explore the issue of employment opportunities for skilled migrants job seekers in the Waikato region. I am here this morning, in my capacity as the Minister for Ethnic Affairs, to discuss this important matter.

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

AH CHAN, JOE 1882 - 1959
Greengrocer, horticulturalist, wine-maker

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs

DOO, UNUI 1873-1875? - 1940
Founding mother, storekeeper

  • George Hawkins
  • Ethnic Affairs