Posts Tagged ‘Lanuage’

Mx pronouns on voting enrolment forms for first time

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Rainbow groups are celebrating “Mx” pronoun titles being included on voting enrolment forms for the first time. A spokesperson for the Electoral Commission said that enrolment forms – where eligible voting New Zealanders can enrol or update their details on the electoral roll – were updated last year. Continue reading

Interfaith Council starting courses on language and diversity

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Waikato based community organisation Earth Diverse and Waikato Interfaith Council are starting language and diversity classes in the city from the second week of February. The schedule of Term 1 of the classes was announced earlier in January that offers several regional, and national language classes along with sessions on different world religions and their Read more

Methodist ministers to learn Indo-Fijian language

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

The Methodist church in Fiji will teach its ministers to speak the Indo-Fijian language and educate them so that they can understand the Indian culture. This follows the passing of a motion at the church’s annual Bose ko Viti conference at the Centenary Church in Suva last month. The president of the Methodist Indian Division, Reverend Read more

Latin makes comeback thanks to Pink Floyd and Pope

Friday, February 13th, 2015

From Facebook to Pink Floyd and Google to Harry Potter, long-dead Latin is enjoying something of a modern renaissance. Some students in Rome speak the language all day, and one band has even produced an album in the mother tongue of Julius Caesar. Nor is the language confined to dusty books: Google Translate now has Read more