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EEO Trust library and location

We have now moved our office to new premises in Auckland City.

This is an exciting move for the team and brings many new opportunities with it, including a new and improved library space for our diversity reference collection. Our fantastic new diversity library, is located at our new office at Level 1, 100 Mayoral Drive, Auckland, and we look forward to welcoming  members who feel like dropping in to discuss diversity workplace initiaves. If you are an EEO member and do not yet have a library membership, email to recieve the benefits of membership to New Zealand's largest diversity library. 

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Missed out on entering this year and looking for inspiration for a potential entry for next year? Join us at the celebration gala dinner on Wednesday 27th August at the Langham Hotel, Auckland to hear all the winners stories first hand. Find out more and book your tickets to the diversity event of the year here.

The EEO Trust

The Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Trust is a national body mandated by government to provide support to employers around the issue of equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace. 

The EEO Trust assists employers in introducing and managing proven EEO thinking and practices, encourages diversity by promoting the recruitment and development of people on the basis of merit and generates awareness of the business benefits and rewards of an inclusive workplace.

Based in Auckland, the EEO Trust works with employers around New Zealand providing the latest resources, ideas and information to support workplaces to achieve success through effectively managing diversity. The EEO Trust is resourced by fees from member organisations and Government contributions. It is governed by a Board of Trustees. 

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EEO events coming soon 

Maximising a culturally diverse workforce.

Date: 17th Wednesday September

Time: 9am - 3.30pm

Investment: EEO Trust Members $245 + GST, Non-members $345 +GST 

Venue: Auckland TBC

Edwina Pio

This one-day workshop with Professor Edwina Pio is designed to help managers and individuals to deal positively with their increasingly culturally diverse workplaces. It will help provide attendees with:

  • A better appreciation of New Zealand’s unique diversity - over 200 different ethnicities in a country with 4.4 million people 
  • Strategies for effectively engaging with a multi-cultural workplace including the large numbers of migrants entering the workplace and the challenges that can present eg. literacy, cultural norms etc.  
  • The ability to identify cultural difference and similarity in the workplace
  • An understanding of meaningful engagement across cultures such as encouraging interaction between colleagues at shared lunches, celebration events etc.
  • Intercultural communication including autocues and body language. 

This workshop will be facilitated by Edwina Pio, who you can read more about here

Book here now!

For further events from the EEO Trust, click here

Unleashing Literacy in your workplace

Date: Tuesday 16th September

Time: 9am - 1pm

Anne Blackburn

Investment:  EEO Members $175 + GST Non Members $275 + GST

Venue: Level 1, 100 Mayoral Drive Auckland chamber of commerce bldg

This half day workshop, facilitated by Anne Alkema will include the following topic sessions.

  • Understanding literacy and numeracy in the workplace. How does it impact on your workforce, workplace safety, productivity and profitability?
  • How to identify the issues in your workplace
  • Benefits of investing in workplace literacy and numeracy training
  • How to get started with literacy and numeracy training

To read more about Anne click here.

Book here now!

For further events from the EEO Trust, click here

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