Pacific Advisory Group
Wednesday 10th December 2014, 6.00 p.m.
Committee Room 2
Ground Floor, Council Offices
101 Wakefield Street
Welcome and opening prayer
Minutes of the last meeting
Councillors share information on activity taking place at the Council of relevance to Pacific communities
Budgeting services for Pacific Peoples
Geoff Curson (Newtown Budgeting & Advocacy Service) along with Ollie Seumanufagai (Salvation Army Hope Centre) will present on budgeting services for Pacific Peoples.
Fuailelagi Samoa Saleupolu Heger, a Practice Leader with the Problem Gambling Foundation will introduce their work with Pacific communities.
Social Housing Rental Policy Review
PAG to discuss their response as a group to the discussion document (see appendix to Committee paper already circulated) & next steps to engage their communities.
Pasifika Festival 2015
Suzanne Tamaki will provide an update and PAG will be able to discuss outstanding issues, including the proposed combined churches service.
Updates from the community
Members share highlights of activity taking place within their communities.
Closing and final prayer
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