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UN Youth Envoy To Open Volunteer Conference Supporting Habitat For Humanity’s COVID-19 Response

Press Release – ACN Newswire

Habitat Young Leaders Build celebrates 10 years and 17 million supporters MANILA, Apr 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy for Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, will deliver the opening remarks during the “Youth … Read more »

Hamilton Finds New Sound With Musical Talent Show

Press Release – New Found Sound

Raise Up Hamilton is excited to announce the return of New Found Sound for 2021! A youth music showcase event, New Found Sound will be running at The Meteor on May 14, 7pm with the support of De Stylez Music Studio and Youth Week. Raise Up is the … Read more »

Guild Welcomes Health System Reform Announcement.

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) welcomes the government health system reforms announced on 21 April, and see these as a blueprint for strengthening the health and disability system for all New Zealanders. Guild Chief Executive, Andrew … Read more »

New Whānau-centred Māori Pathways Launched At Hawke’s Bay Prison

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has today launched Mori Pathways at Hawkes Bay Regional Prison, a ground-breaking series of initiatives designed in partnership with Mori to reduce reoffending and improve outcomes for whnau. Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis said … Read more »

How Can We Achieve Affordable, Secure Homes For Everyone?

Article – Closing The Gap

Much has been written about the reasons contributing to the crisis in housing affordability in New Zealand and its immediate and longer term consequences. This paper draws on research and commentary about how we got here and what can be done to help people … Read more »

More Aucklanders Get A Place To Call Home As Government Delivers On Housing

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Governments commitment to ensuring more New Zealanders have warm, dry, healthy homes is paying off in Auckland, where the Housing Minister Megan Woods today opened a 167 unit apartment in Glen Eden and 83 transitional homes in tahuhu. Read more »

Future For Local Government Initiative A Historic Opportunity For New Zealand

Press Release – Local Government NZ

The Future for Local Government initiative must make the most of a historic opportunity to set communities up for success now and in the future, as it looks into the roles and responsibilities of councils amid a flurry of major policy reform, says Local … Read more »

Local Charity Works To Reduce Wild Cat Population

Press Release – Wild Whiskers

They might be the most popular companion animal in New Zealand, but cats are not so popular in the wild. Stray and feral cats are a widespread problem across the country, with numbers estimated to be in the millions. At this scale, they not only … Read more »

Emergency Motels Making Millions And Set To Grow

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

New figures show the multi-million dollars being netted by top-earning emergency motels with the Government expecting this to continue for at least the next few years, Nationals Housing spokesperson Nicola Willis says. Emergency Housing should … Read more »

Mother Of All Clean Ups Returns To Christchurch

Press Release – Mother Of All Clean Ups

Mother Of All Clean Ups Returns To Christchurch Waterways This Winter With Renewed Energy And A Focus On City-wide Inclusion. The Event Is Held Annually On The First Saturday Of May And Attracts Hundreds Of Volunteers From More Than 40 Local Organisations … Read more »

Teamwork Over Trys? Parents Reveal The Real Reasons For Encouraging Kids Into Sports

Press Release – Milo

According to data released today, just 31% of parents consider mastering a chosen sport as a main motivator for encouraging their child to play in a sports team. Instead, Kiwi parents have revealed that learning soft skills (67%), taking part in physical … Read more »