Community Scoop

Vehicles Responding To Electrical Emergencies Prioritised

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Government must support a sensible law change that would allow lines companies to use flashing lights so traffic can give them priority when responding to electrical emergencies, National MP for Pakuranga Simeon Brown says. Congestion in Auckland … Read more »

Around 45,000 People Eligible For Bowel Screening Test

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

People aged 60-74 years living in Kapiti, Porirua, and Wellington and who are enrolled with a GP can expect an invitation to participate in the free National Bowel Screening programme over the next two years. The screening programme already in place in … Read more »

The Good Collective Brings Local Business And The Charitable Sector Together To Do Good Work For Our Communities

Press Release – The Good Collective

Bringing together leading businesses and the charitable sector, The Good Collective is a one-stop-collaboration hub so they can become more robust, financially viable and more effective at doing great things in our community. It is not through a lack … Read more »

2021 RSA Poppy Appeal Showcases And Salutes New Zealand’s Military Women

Press Release – Givealittle

One year after an extraordinary $270,000 response to a Poppy Day Appeal that went digital while the country was in Level 4 lockdown on Anzac Day 2020, New Zealanders are again able to turn to Givealittle to remember, thank and support the nations … Read more »

Urgent Press Release Regarding Terrorist Seeking Judicial Review: FIANZ

Press Release – FIANZ

The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ) is not surprised by the recent developments regarding the terrorist seeking a judicial review. The terrorist is following the same pattern as previous convicted terrorists in Europe and Canada. … Read more »

$100k Māori Student Scholarship Sees Harvard Student Return As Mentor Alongside Former Prime Minister Sir John Key

Press Release – Crimson Education

New Zealands only scholarship to support Mori high school students to gain admission to the worlds most competitive universities is back for another year. Whether it be Physiotherapy at the University of Auckland or Computer Science at … Read more »

Waipareira Acknowledges Two Kaimahi For Outstanding Service To Whānau

Press Release – Whanau Waipareira

Waipareira CE John Tamihere has this morning recognised two kaimahi who have continually gone above and beyond their mahi to support whnau the Waipareira way. Kaimahi Rima Dean received the Whnau Ora Award, and long-standing educationalist Jo Nicholson … Read more »

Multiple Venues In Wellington, Christchurch, Rotorua, And Hamilton Lighting Up Red In Support Of World Haemophilia Day

Press Release – Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand

On April 17 each year, World Haemophilia Day is celebrated to increase public awareness of haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. This year multiple venues across NZ join others worldwide in lighting up red for World Haemophilia Day. These … Read more »

REINZ Reminds Landlords And Property Managers – Less Than 3 Months Until Next Healthy Homes Standards Deadline

Press Release – REINZ

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) has today issued a reminder to all landlords and property managers that there is now less than 3 months remaining until the next deadline for the Healthy Homes Standards on 1 July 2021. The Tenancy … Read more »

Pandemic Loneliness Bites Hard; Particularly For Disabled People

Press Release – Helen Clark Foundation

Ki te kotahi te kkaho ka whati, ki te kpuia e kore e whati Alone we can be broken, standing together we are invincible – N Kngi Twhiao Disabled people are four times more likely than non-disabled people to experience severe loneliness, with … Read more »

NZ Support Workers Need More Support

Press Release – AUT Business Faculty

Most support workers in New Zealand feel overworked, underpaid and undervalued. This, despite the countrys groundbreaking policy announcements since 2017 to help ensure support workers receive equal pay and have regular, guaranteed hours. A new … Read more »