Migrant Workers – In response to Press article

Press Release – Tenants Protection Association ChCh Inc

Tenants Protection Association (TPA) has been concerned about the treatment of migrant workers for many years now and is bitterly disappointed that bad practice continues post-Earthquakes. Read more »

Mentor programme removes barriers for young drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

A new driver mentor programme was launched in Christchurch today (22 July 2014) aimed at helping young learner drivers to get their restricted licence. Read more »

Nurses serving their community through faith

Press Release – New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association

The New Zealand Faith Community Nurses Association will be looking at ways to keep the ministry sustainable at its annual conference in September this year. Read more »

Petition to repeal carer legislation presented at parliament

Press Release – Disabled Persons Assembly

Today Rachel Noble, Chief Executive of the Disabled Persons Assembly presented a petition, with thousands signatures, to parliament demanding the repeal of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act (No 2) 2013. Read more »

MH17 And Gaza

Article – ParliamentToday.co.nz

When Parliament resumed at 2pm MPs passed a motion relating to the MH17 tragedy and the conflict in Gaza. Read more »

Pua Magasiva takes a spin as Move60 Ambassador

Press Release – Coca-Cola

Popular actor, radio announcer and fitness advocate, Pua Magasiva, was today announced as an Ambassador for the Move60 programme.Move60 is an initiative from Coca-Cola in partnership with BikeNZ and the Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) that encourages … Read more »

Publication Launch to Celebrate Māori Language Week

Press Release – NZ Landcare Trust

Today sees the start of Te Wiki o te Reo Mori (Maori language week). NZ Landcare Trust is planning to celebrate on Thursday 24 July by launching an innovative new bi-lingual publication. Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy will be the … Read more »

New Brighton’s first Major Building Project underway

Press Release – Youth Alive Trust

A $2.3 million building project has begun on the renovation of a Youth & Community Centre in New Brighton the first major building money to be spent in New Brighton! The Grace Vineyard Beach Campus Building is being extensively renovated to incorporate … Read more »

Start planning for Seaweek 2015

Press Release – Seaweek

The New Zealand Association for Environment Education is delighted to announce the dates and theme for its flagship event Seaweek for 2015. Read more »

Youngsters benefit from Sail training

Press Release – R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

A recent survey carried out by the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has confirmed the Trusts sail training programme develops confidence, builds teamwork and enhances leadership skills. Read more »