Community Scoop

Lies, damned lies and statistics? Telling accurate stories from data

Nina Herriman

Chief Storyteller | National Council of Women of New Zealand

Gender Equal NZ, led by the National Council of Women is currently working on a Gender Dashboard which will collate and analyse data to build a shared understanding of the status of all women in Aotearoa New Zealand.

I’m going to explain here how we’re going use the Gender Dashboard to tell accurate stories about gender inequality. Read more »

Field Complete for Inaugural Wheelchair Category at Marathon

Press Release – ASB Auckland Marathon

The inaugural wheelchair race at the ASB Auckland Marathon includes a whos who of the countrys leading male and female wheelchair athletes, with multiple Paralympic and World Championship medals in amongst a stellar group set to make history as they … Read more »

Be Someone’s Star this Christmas and help people in need

Press Release – Wellington City Mission

The Wellington City Missions Christmas Star Appeal gives you the chance to be someones star and help people in need across the Wellington region this Christmas. Read more »

Merge Café makeover moves closer thanks to $30,000 boost

Press Release – Transpower

Lifewise Trust is a step closer to refurbishing and expanding its caf in central Auckland which provides a haven for homeless people thanks to a $30,000 grant from Transpowers CommunityCare Fund. Read more »

Beyond aid – Changing our relationship with the Pacific

Press Release – Council for International Development

Government, community and business leaders from New Zealand and across the Pacific will gather in Wellington to help reset the relationship between New Zealand and the Pacific. Read more »

Pacific Aotearoa website launched

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A Pacific Aotearoa website has been launched ahead of Novembers Summit to share what the Pacific community have said in relation to a refreshed Pacific Vision. When we got into Government, I asked the Ministry for Pacific Peoples to engage with our … Read more »

Building a Community Newsroom – the “Scoop 3.0” Transition

Article – Joseph Cederwall

The media crisis is producing novel thinking, ideas and priorities. The stakes are high. The future depends as much on the readers, viewers and listeners of news media, as the practitioners. – Vanessa Baird. A Better Media Is Possible . New … Read more »

Surf lifesaving message – “enjoy the beach”

Press Release – Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Enjoy the beach with us. Thats the message from Surf Life Saving Northern Region as it prepares for the 2018/2019 season, which officially starts on the Saturday of Labour Weekend. Read more »

Support your community this Blind Week street collection

Press Release – Blind Foundation

Support your community this Blind Week street collection Volunteers are preparing to hit the streets to raise vital funds for the Blind Foundation during their Blind Week street collection on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October 2018. Every day, an average … Read more »

The Queen recognises New Zealand volunteer

Press Release – British High Commission

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has today recognised Maata McManus, representing New Zealand, as the 74th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service supporting women by sharing the traditional art of korowai. Read more »

Leaders in Kaupapa Māori research recognised for excellence

Press Release – Health Research Council

The small team of researchers at Te Kotahi Research Institute at the University of Waikato have succeeded in bringing together Mori providers, researchers and policy-makers to deliver maximum benefit to the communities they work with. Read more »