Keep it local

Josie PaganiJosie Pagani
Director
Council for International  Development

The good news is that according to a recent survey about 85% of Americans now believe that climate change is real and man made. Unfortunately the remaining 15% are now in the White House.

Maybe Donald Trump’s bite won’t be as bad as his bark. But the evidence isn’t great. During the election campaign he said that climate change was a hoax made up by the Chinese. He woke up one day, it snowed and he felt cold. If he ate lunch today, that would mean global hunger is a hoax too. Read more »

Volunteers support heritage carpentry on ice

Press Release – Antarctica New Zealand

Antarctica New Zealand has worked in collaboration with the New Zealand Antarctic Society for nearly a decade, enabling many great names in the Antarctic community to have their first experience on the Ice. Read more »

Shortlist for next phase of redevelopment announced

Press Release – Tamaki Regeneration Company

Tmaki Regeneration Company (TRC) has received a great response to its Large Scale Development opportunity. Read more »

Kaibosh a-peels to for help to recover from earthquakes

Press Release – Kaibosh

This weekend, Kaibosh Food Rescue is launching their Earthquake A-Peel a quirky fundraising campaign in collaboration with All Good Bananas thats guaranteed to put smiles on peoples faces. Read more »

Funding for projects linking research and practice

Press Release – Teaching and Learning Research Initiative

Six projects have been funded in the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) 2016 funding round. Read more »

New social housing for vulnerable families

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says a new development in Auckland is a fantastic example of community housing providers and agencies working together to house vulnerable families. Read more »

Family Tribute Films Win Someday Challenge

Press Release – The Outlook for Someday

Two strongly personal family tribute films have scooped 2016s top honours in The Outlook for Someday film challenge. The Body Shop Standout Winner is a film by 15 year old Sarah Ridsdale celebrating her uncles role in creating a haven for New … Read more »

Youthline Wellington desperately needs your help

Press Release – Youthline

Recent local government funding cuts mean we may be forced to reduce or possibly even terminate – our services, potentially putting thousands of vulnerable young people at risk. Read more »

Young Reporters – Expressions of interest now open for 2017

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) is excited to announce it has been appointed as the national operator of an internationally accredited programme for young reporters. Read more »

New National Council for Local Government NZ confirmed

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand has announced the formation of its new National Council who met for the first time this week to discuss priorities for the coming triennium. Read more »

Cyclist injured near Taihape

Press Release – Phillips Search and Rescue Trust

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched Waiaruhe Road near Taihape today around midday after a cyclist was injured when he came of his bicycle. The group he was riding with set of a Personal Locator Beacon, as well as calling emergency … Read more »