Hang together, or hang separately!

Peter Glensor,
General Manager, photo of Peter Glensor
Hui E! Community Aotearoa

After three years of work in talking about, then setting up Hui E! Community Aotearoa, I’ve decided it’s time to move on. In early November I’m finishing my time as General Manager – and am glad we have a national entity that can link together the whole community sector. Read more »

Improving freshwater management

Speech – New Zealand Government

Thank you for the privilege of giving this 2016 Lincoln Environment lecture. Id like to acknowledge Lincoln University Chancellor Tony Hall distinguished guests, fellow MPs, and the Centre for Nature Conservation staff who are hosting us tonight. Read more »

New social housing units open in Waltham

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has celebrated the opening of eight new social housing units in Waltham. The new units were officially opened today at the Council’s Osborne Street housing complex, doubling the number of units available there previously. … Read more »

Developers Seek Transparency, Better Communication on Growth

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

A Facebook post [refer here ] by outgoing mayor Julie Hardaker has riled developers, who say they have lost confidence in Hamilton City Councils growth planning, and want better communication and transparency between the Council and developers. Read more »

400 Waikato people prioritise ten vital areas for community

Press Release – Momentum Waikato

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE from: Momentum Waikato Community Foundation, NIDEA University of Waikato, NAR Foundation, Trust Waikato, WEL Energy Trust, Waikato Tainui, D.V. Bryant Trust, and Ngati Haua Iwi Trust. Read more »

Park Up For Homes final protest in Palmy

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

The #ParkUpForHomes movement has seen over 2000 people rally together in locations across New Zealand, standing for the rights of all Kiwis to have a safe, warm home to live in. This Friday, Park Up For Homes will hold its final protest event in Palmerston … Read more »

Inquiry into Management of Sex Offenders Supported

Press Release – Kim Workman

Corrections Minister Judith Collins suggestion of an independent inquiry into the management of released sex offenders (TVOne Q and A 28 August 2016) is timely, says Dr Kim Workman, Adjunct Research Associate, at the Institute of Criminology, … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the Judith Collins charm offensive

Column – Gordon Campbell

S uddenly, Judith Collins is everyones new best friend. It isnt an election year, but the Corrections/Police Minister is treating 2016 as an opportunity for a political makeover. The former stern-faced law and order toughie (and dodgy Oravida … Read more »

Accolades for Unitec’s diversity and inclusion initiatives

Press Release – Unitec

Unitec Institute of Technology and its partner The Mind Lab by Unitec scooped three of the 10 2016 New Zealand Diversity Awards. Read more »

Let’s blame Helen Clark for, well, everything

Press Release – NZPI

The New Zealand Policy Institute was disappointed to hear today the Prime Minister compare his governments record on housing with that of the previous government. Read more »

Puriri church – prayers to be answered for D-I-Y home buyers

Press Release – Bayleys

Prime for some major alter-ations and renovations – Puriri church is on the market for sale. Read more »