EVENTS 

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AGM 2014

AUCKLAND MALAYSIAN SOCIETY
 
would like you to join us in
celebrating Malaysia's Independence Day.
 
This event is for current paid up members only.
Please ensure that your membership is up to date
by 15th August  if you would like to join us
 
Be in quick as numbers are limited.
 
A cocktail evening, a delightful Hors d'oeuvre and Tapas.
Non-alcoholic drinks are provided and a cash bar has been set up.
 
Date 
31st August 2014
 
Time
5.30 to 7.30 pm
 
Venue:
The Floating Pavilion, 220 Quay St, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1010
Website: www.floatingpavilion.co.nz
 
Ticket Price Per Person: NZD 5.00 (yes only FIVE DOLLARS only).
 
To book your place, please contact:
 
Francis Chai : (francis.chai717@gmail.com)
Shekhar Reddy : (karlr7474@gmail.com)
Roshidah Mangnall : (roshidah@makingsense.co.nz)

Auckland Malaysian Society invites all members to attend our Annual General Meeting.This meeting is an opportunity to discuss our performance over the past year, celebrate our main achievements and plan for the future.

 

Date:   Saturday 21st June 2014

Time:   12.00 noon

Venue: Epsom Community Centre

             202 Gillies Avenue

             Epsom

             Auckland

 

AGM Notification and Nomination, Agenda Proxy form can be downloaded here.

 

Chinese New Year Dinner and Dance

Notice

Dear all,

 

In view of Tropical Cyclone Lusi bringing heavy rain and strong gales heading to Auckland this weekend, we reluctantly have to cancel the golf day on this Sunday.

 

The VMY 2014 Golf Tournament committee has decided to postpone the golf day to Sunday, 13th April, 2014 at Formosa Golf Resort, Auckland. All golfers who has paid and cannot make it for the new date, we will refund your entry fee. Please provide account number details. We will refund online or by cash.

 

I appologise for any inconvenience caused, especially for golfers who had made travel plans from Wellington, Christchurch, Malaysia and Vietnam, but weather is beyond my control. Let's pray and hope we will have good weather on Sunday, 13th April, 2014. See you all then.

 

Kind regards,

 

Francis Chai

President - Auckland Malaysian Society

Ph: 021 622280

Visit Malaysia Year Carnival 2014

 

 

Malaysia is celebrating a special year this year and its people are welcoming travellers from around the world with “Visit Malaysia Year 2014”.

 

To demonstrate to New Zealanders the hospitality and some of the diversity that Malaysia offers, Tourism Malaysia and the Auckland Malaysian Society are preparing to host a three day event on the 25th, 26th and 27th April 2014.

 

To be held at the Queens Wharf, Auckland’s waterfront, the “Visit Malaysia Year 2014 Carnival” will feature foods from many of the cultures that are to be found in Malaysia. Entertainers and dancers from Malaysia will also add to the spectacular and show off the colours and excitement to be found in Malaysia.

 

Entry is free to the public. Along with information at Tourism Malaysia booths, interactive activities will be available plus prizes to be won.

 

Auckland is a fabulous blend of many ethnicities and cultures. Malaysians are part of that mix. Through this carnival we want to share some of the culture and heritage from our homeland that adds to the wonderful diversity shaping New Zealand in 2014. In order to make this event even more personal, Tourism Malaysia is inviting Nadia Lim “Master Chef Winner” who is part Malaysian and part Kiwi, to blend and bind the two ethnically rich cultures together.

 

Auckland Malaysian Society would like to invite food stall vendors to participate in this occasion. If you are interested, please register your interest by emailing Roshidah at aucklandmalaysianz@gmail.com.

Visit Malaysia Year Golf Tournament

NOTICE

 

Malaysian High Commission in Auckland on 7th March 2014 The Malaysian High Commission will be conducting a consular service session for Malaysians in the Auckland region particularly for those who need to collect their ready passport, submit passport renewal application, register the birth of a child, attest/certify documents, and any consular related enquiries.

 

Enquiries on business, investment, travelling and living in Malaysia are also welcomed.

 

A senior officer of the Malaysian High Commission in Wellington will be in Auckland as per details below:

 

Date             : 7th March 2014, Friday

Time            : 2pm to 4pm

Venue          : Tourism Malaysia (TM) Auckland Office

                       Level 10, DLA Phillips Fox Tower

                       205-209 Queen Street

                       Auckland CBD

 

For any enquiry and appointment, please contact Daphne or Mei Lan (Consular Section) at 04-3852439 or email to: consular.mhc@xtra.co.nz

 

Thank you.

 

Malaysian High Commission

Wellington

28th February 2014

Deepavali Dinner and Dance

Deepavali is popularly known as the "festival of lights", the most significant spiritual meaning behind it is "the awareness of the inner light". 

Central to Hindu philosophy is the belief that there is something beyond the physical body and mind which is pure, infinite and eternal, called the Athma. 

The celebration of Deepavali as the "victory of good over evil", refers to the light of higher knowledge dispelling all ignorance, the ignorance that masks one's true nature, not as the body, but as the unchanging, infinite, immanent and transcendent reality. 

With this awakening comes compassion and the awareness of the oneness of all things. This brings ananda (joy or peace). Just as we celebrate the birth of our physical being, Deepavali is the celebration of this inner light. 

While the story behind Deepavali and the manner of celebration varies from region to region (festive fireworks, worship, lights, sharing of sweets), the essence is the same – to rejoice in the inner light. 

Auckland Malaysian Society invites you to celebrate this occasion with us.

This is the first event organised by the new committee and we are looking forward to your support to make this event successful.

Hopetoun Alpha is situated in Auckland CBD. Easy access to and from the motorway. There is plenty of parking next to the building. For your convenience, parking space and map of the building is shown below.