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together we grow - te rangi tahiRace Relations Day - 21 March 2005

As part of acknowledging Race Relations Day, Christchurch City Libraries is hosting four guest speakers around the network.

Alex Polianski

Alex PolianskiAlex Polianski is a new migrant from Russia. He came with his family 3 years ago has studied hard to acquire the English skills and business skills needed to establish himself is this new country.

Come and hear him talk at Shirley Library, Tuesday 15th March, 1.00 - 2.00 pm.

Alex's talk as a pdf

Maha Ghasil

Maha GhasilMaha Ghasil works at Papanui High School, a long way from her native Baghdad. Come and hear her speak of the joys and sorrows of leaving her country.

Maha will be at Papanui Library, Thursday 17th March, 12.30 -1.15 pm.

Maha's talk as a pdf

Mary Ann Joseph

Mary Ann JosephMary Ann Joseph came to Christchurch in 2001 from multicultural Singapore. Her desire to change professions has been realised and she is now qualified and works as a child counsellor.

Come and hear her talk about her new kiwi life at Fendalton Library, Friday 18th March, 1.00 - 2.00 pm.

Mary Ann's talk as a pdf

Shupayi Mpunga

Shupayi MpungaA journalist from Zimbabwe, Shupayi came to Christchurch with her two children 6 months ago. This is an opportunity for you to talk with her, hear about the challenges facing her fellow countrymen and see how her family have embraced their new life here.

She will speak at the South Library, Saturday 19th March, 2.00 - 3.00 pm.

Shupayi's talk as a pdf