Auckland Africa Day Ubuntu Festival 2018

  Come join us for the Ubuntu Festival on the 26th May 2018 for some free events and cultural performances. There will be cultural and traditional food and coffee, free children activities (Bouncy castle, face painting and bubble man), Service providers information tables, African Businesses stalls, Cultural and Ethnic performances from accross the across theContinue reading “Auckland Africa Day Ubuntu Festival 2018”


Dear Members, ASTEL is inviting you to this great Community Get-Together on Saturday 2 December 2017 at Wesley Community Centre (740 Sandringham Road Ext, Mt Roskill) from 5-7 pm. It is a good opportunity to know more about this programme, meet other people and connect with some young and experience people in our Community. ItContinue reading “AFRICAN SCHOLARSHIP TRUST – COMMUNITY GET-TOGETHER EVENT”

First ever Pasifika and African theatre production in New Zealand: In Transit

In Transit “At the heart of this play is a very important slice of NZ history.” —Auckland Theatre Company Literary Unit WHO: Tala Pasifika African Connection (Tala PAC) WHAT: First ever Pasifika and African theatre production in New Zealand WHEN: 4-13 May, 2017 WHERE: Mangere Arts Centre, Bader Drive and Orly Avenue, Mangere 2022 InContinue reading “First ever Pasifika and African theatre production in New Zealand: In Transit”

The New Zealand African Film Festival is back!

A character in “Ayanda” – one of the films at our 2016 AFF – used these words: “My mission is to capture what it means to be African. I feel we’ve been completely misrepresented. It’s not all civil war and kwashiorkor…It’s really understanding the vibrancy, the colour, the flair that is Africa. It’s embracing ourContinue reading “The New Zealand African Film Festival is back!”