Community Scoop

Black November: when neighbours risked their lives to help neighbours

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Chief Executive | Public Health Association of New Zealand

Following last year’s World War 1 commemoration, the names of those whose lives were lost and of the great battles – Gallipoli, the Somme, Passchendaele, Monte Casino, the Coral Sea – are respectfully recalled on memorials around the country. Read more »

Forest & Bird honours announced across New Zealand

Press Release – Forest and Bird

Forest & Bird has announced the winners of the organisation’s top honours at its awards dinner this evening. These include: Old Blue award to Roger Williams, Warkworth Old Blue award to Neil Eagles, Taradale Old Blue award to Graeme … Read more »

11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Winners of the 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards were celebrated at the historic Eden Park last night (Friday 22nd June 2018) with Pacific businesses and social enterprises recognised. Read more »

Parris Goebel accepts inaugural Pacific Legacy Award

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Choreographer, dancer and Pacific business woman Parris Goebel has accepted the inaugural Pacific Business Trust Legacy Award at the 2018 National Pacific Business Trust Awards held on Friday 22 June 2018 at Eden Park, ensuring a benchmark of international significance … Read more »

The Nation: Housing Minister Phil Twyford

Press Release – The Nation

Lisa Owen: Auckland Council has just announced plans to count the number of homeless in the city, around six weeks after the government said it would create an extra 1500 social housing places by the end of winter. Thats one of a number of ambitious … Read more »

A Village for Every Wee One

Press Release – New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists.

Looking at a wee baby snuggled between her loving parents brings us joy. Not just because she is the new daughter of our Prime Minister and her partner, but because she has safely arrived into a secure and loving family that will be able to give … Read more »

Justice Committee to hear views on End of Life Choice Bill

Press Release – Justice Committee

Justice Committee to hear from people across the country on End of Life Choice Bill Read more »

Minister Martin’s proposed intervention strategy

Press Release – Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers

The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports Minister for Children Tracey Martins strategy of intensive intervention to lower the number of children being placed in care. Read more »

Ten reasons to have hope for a better Media in the future

Article – Joseph Cederwall

Last week, I wrote about the news crisis in 2018 and why there is hope for journalism despite of (or perhaps because of) this dire situation . This piece will explore what exactly gives us at Scoop hope and will outline some tangible projects and approaches … Read more »

Government delivers election promise

Press Release – Platform Trust

After a year of uncertainty, community mental health and addictions service providers congratulate the Government on agreeing to bring wage rates for support workers in line with those in the aged care, disability and home and community care sector. Read more »

Pay equity settlement for support workers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Dr David Clark is pleased to announce an estimated 5,000 mental health and addiction support workers will soon receive the same pay rates as care and support workers. Read more »