Community Scoop

What would a joined up approach look like?

dianne-armstrongcropppedDianne Armstrong | Arthritis New Zealand

Over recent years there have been gentle suggestions from a variety of sources that NZ has too many charities and perhaps some merging of those with very similar missions may be beneficial. But we seem to have a need to create a new entity that supports our passion and therefore the notion of some togetherness has gathered no traction. Read more »

Canterbury clinician wins new leadership award

Press Release – Health Informatics

A champion of digital technology in the health sector has been recognised with the inaugural Clinical Informatics Leadership Award today. Clinical lead for allied health informatics at Canterbury DHB, Rebecca George, was chosen by public vote and awarded … Read more »

Armed patrols throughout Hawke’s Bay, police reveal

Article – RNZ

Armed officers have been patrolling throughout Hawke’s Bay since a spate of gang-related incidents in Napier on Sunday, police have revealed. Read more »

Milestone Police graduation – 1,800 new cops

Press Release – New Zealand Police

When the 59 new constables of Wing 332 graduate on Thursday, one of them will be the 1,800th new constable to head to the frontline since October 2017. Read more »

New IRB for Surf Life Saving Kariaotahi

Press Release – NZ Community Trust

The support from NZCT has enabled the purchase of a new IRB (inflatable rescue boat) in time for the busy summer period. Read more »

The Attitude Awards team up with Humanitix

Press Release – Humantix

The Attitude Awards team up with Humanitix to celebrate the achievements of New Zealands disability community FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 November, 2019 Read more »

$200k raised for Sports Inclusivity Fund

Press Release – The Christchurch Foundation

The BLACKCAPS and Englands first T20 match of the Series in Christchurch generated $220,000 in gate sales, gifted to the Sports Inclusivity Fund administered by The Christchurch Foundation. Read more »

Gifts for good in the Stratford district

Press Release – Stratford District Council

Its that time of year when cheer is in the air, and Stratford District Council is once again asking residents to donate a gift for those less fortunate. Read more »

Response to request to look at KiwiBuild

Press Release – Controller and Auditor-General

19 November 2019: In May 2019, Hon Judith Collins raised some concerns about KiwiBuild with our Office. We decided to look into those concerns as part of the 2018/19 annual audit of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. We have now completed that … Read more »

Global charity crowdfunding phenomenon launches in NZ

Press Release – 10×10

A global movement which has transformed the way young people engage with philanthropy is launching in New Zealand and 10×10 is encouraging young Kiwis to choose charity over avocado toast at its first event in Auckland this month. Read more »

Nelson welcomes delegation of climate change experts

Press Release – Nelson City Council

Nelsons Mayor say this weeks delegation of climate change experts from Denmark is a sign our city is leading the charge for change in New Zealand. A cohort of researchers, industry experts and Government officials has arrived in Nelson for the Denmark Climatorium … Read more »