Whangarei Migrant Centre Coordinator, Sophia Xiao-Colley, was recently in Wellington to attend the New Zealand Newcomers Network hui that took place on May 7 and 8. At the hui she attented workshops on goal setting and volunteering.
The New Zealand Newcomers Network is a network of regional branches througout New Zealand funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Settling In initiative. Their mission is to assist newcomers to New Zealand in settling into a new community, whilst having fun and making friends.
Along with her role at the Whangarei Migrant Centre, Sohpia Xiao-Colley is also the branch coordinator for the Whangarei Newcomers Network.